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The Exploding Spaceship Good SF Reads: The Prison in Antares, Silenced, and Mothership

Review of The Prison in Antares: Dead Enders Book Two by Mike Resnick (Pyr, Dec 1, 2015) Nathan Pretorius hasn’t even healed completely from the previous mission before he and his team are sent off on a new one. The … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews The Absconded Ambassador by Michael R. Underwood

Review of The Absconded Ambassador by Michael R. Underwood (Tor.com, February 23, 2016) This is the second episode of Genrenauts, the multiple-world-hopping adventures of Leah. This time she and her crewmates are off to sort out a breach in a … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Recent Good Fantasy Reads: Vendetta, Blood Hunt, and Son of the Black Sword

Review of Vendetta: A Deadly Curiosities Novel by Gail Z Martin (Solaris, Dec 29, 2015) It’s the further adventures of Sorren, Cassidy and Teag from the Trifles and Folly Antique Shop which take us into some secrets of Sorren’s past … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship reviews The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

Review of The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle (Tor.com, February 16, 2016) This novella is a Cthulhu Mythos story set in 1920s New York. The New York depicted is from the viewpoint of a young black man named … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Lustlocked by Matt Wallace

Review of Lustlocked by Matt Wallace (Tor.com, January 26, 2016) This is the second Sin Du Jour novella (the follow-up to Envy of Angels), and continues the adventures of two intrepid chefs, Lena and Darren. Their lives are much stranger … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Patchwerk by David Tallerman

Review of Patchwerk by David Tallerman (Tor.com, January 19, 2016) This is a science fiction adventure about a fight in a cargo hold between two scientists and the woman who has bounced her allegiance from one to the other. However, the … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews The Drowning Eyes by Emily Foster

Review of The Drowning Eyes by Emily Foster (Tor.com, January 12, 2016) The Tor novella program is starting out 2016 with a wonderful new story of a teenager who hasn’t quite gone through the trials to be an adult, and … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews The Shootout Solution by Michael R. Underwood

Review of The Shootout Solution: Genrenauts Episode 1 by Michael R. Underwood (Tor.com, November 17, 2015) Leah Tang is trying to be a comedian, but her nerdy routine is unappreciated by just about everybody in the bar except a very … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Domnall and the Borrowed Child by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley

Review of Domnall and the Borrowed Child by Sylvia Spruck Wrigley (Tor.com November 10, 2015) This is a delightful Celtic fairy tale about what happens to the Sithein of Scottish fairies and their Cu Sith when humans have populated the … Continue reading

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The Exploding Spaceship Reviews Rising Tide, Gold Throne in Shadow, Wake of Vultures and The Geomancer

Review of Rising Tide by Rajan Khanna (Pyr, October 6, 2015) This is the second volume of the steampunk-airships-with-zombies series which started with Falling Sky. It is the adventures of Ben Gold (one of the few Jewish steampunk characters Your … Continue reading

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