Book review – ‘A Taste of Honey’, by KAI ASHANTE WILSON

The official blurb: Long after the Towers left the world but before the dragons came to Daluça, the emperor brought his delegation of gods and diplomats to Olorum. As the royalty negotiates over trade routes and public services, the divinity seeks arcane assistance among the local gods. Aqib bgm Sadiqi, fourth-cousin to the royal family… Continue reading Book review – ‘A Taste of Honey’, by KAI ASHANTE WILSON

Reading the 2015 Nebula Awards Winners

The 2015 Nebula Awards winners have been announced, and there are some amazing speculative fiction reads on the list of nominees and winners. (Head over to Locus Magazine for the full list!) If you're looking for some fantasy, horror, and/or science fiction to read, this is a great place to start. Winner, novel: Uprooted, by Naomi Novik. This one's… Continue reading Reading the 2015 Nebula Awards Winners

9 intriguing science fiction & fantasy short stories

I've been reading a lot of new sci-fi and fantasy short fiction lately, delving into the many stories available in magazines and on websites that publish scifi and fantasy online. Here are nine stories I read and enjoyed the past few of weeks: Kaiju maximus®: “So Various, So Beautiful, So New”, by Kai Ashante Wilson in Fantasy Magazine. Another… Continue reading 9 intriguing science fiction & fantasy short stories

My favourite reads in 2015

I read a lot of fantastic books in 2015, and as my Reading List shows there were also a whole lot of books I didn't have time to read (yet). Here is a selection of the best titles I devoured this past year. Disclaimer: these books were not necessarily published in 2015, but are books… Continue reading My favourite reads in 2015

‘Where many worlds overlap’ – my review of ‘The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps’, by KAI ASHANTE WILSON

I'm not quite sure what to say about Kai Ashante Wilson's glorious, enigmatic, and utterly spell-binding 'The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps' that will do it justice. Maybe I should just say this: read it. Read it for a story-line that never goes where you think it might. Read it for characters that you desperately want to stay with,… Continue reading ‘Where many worlds overlap’ – my review of ‘The Sorcerer of the Wildeeps’, by KAI ASHANTE WILSON