TBR & BEYOND: May 2022

We’re a third of the way through the year, and that means only one thing. It’s time for more books! May is looking to be a fairly quiet month, so I should be clear to read more than in April. There’s not much more to say than that, so here we go with this month’sContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: May 2022”

Brave New Worlds: Upcoming SF in 2021

2020 was a rough year for most, but definitely for science fiction. A lot of industries ground to a halt, meaning that many of this year’s expected releases have been ushed back to 2021. On the plus side, that means next year is going to be absolutely packed with science fiction goodies. Here’s just aContinue reading “Brave New Worlds: Upcoming SF in 2021”


As we head into the futuristic space year 2020, it’s time to look ahead at what sort of SF we’re going to be treated to. This list is by no means comprehensive, as I’m not the omniscient superbeing I’d like to be. But here’s a sampling of what we can look forward to. All datesContinue reading “THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME: Upcoming SF in 2020”

Hugo Awards 2019: A few thoughts on the finalists

Earlier this month, the shortlist for the 2019 Hugo Awards were revealed. There’s generally a massive gap between what I read/watch and what gets nominated, but I thought it would be fun to have a look through some of the nominees. BEST NOVEL The Calculating Stars, by Mary Robinette Kowal Record of a Spaceborn Few,Continue reading “Hugo Awards 2019: A few thoughts on the finalists”