Welcome to Best SF
I’ve been reviewing short SF on BestSF.net since April 2000. You will find recent story reviews below (mostly from the Year’s Best anthologies). Use the links elsewhere on the page, and the search box, to access older reviews of stories going back to the 1960s. Currently reading The Year’s Best Science Fiction 35th Annual Collection.
Carter Scholz. Vanguard 2.0. (Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures, ASU 2017)As with the opening story in the volume, the fourth …
- A thoughtful and powerful reflection.
- A clever story to end Clarke's volume.
- A cute little story.
- There's a great balance of characterisation, tech, socio-political background and …
2018 Year’s Best Anthologies
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume Twelve. (ed Jonathan Strahan, Solaris Books, 2018)