Some good new fiction this month from Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Gwendolyn Clare. Kelly Robson, Rich Larson, and two good reprints.
Most of my reading of short stories pre-2000 was through the various Year’s Best anthologies. I started reading the big 4 magazines (Analog, Asimovs, F&SF, and Interzone) in 2000. You will find links to these individual magazines through the right-hand Categories menu.
The opening story from Rowe ends just when it’s getting going, and apart from that, only O’Connell provides anything that rises above the distinctly average.
A range of new and reprint fiction (the Dozois, McHugh and Heinlein all excellent)
Stories by Bonnie Jo Stufflbeam, T.R. Napper, Neil Williamson, Pandora Hope, Christien Gholson. Cover by Martin Hanford. Reviews to follow.
Stories by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Kathleen Bartholomew and Kage Baker Gregory Norman Bossert, Suzanne Palmer, Kit Reed, Gwendolyn Clare. Reviews to follow.
Stories by Rand B. Lee, Michael Libling, Paul Di Filippo, Albert E. Cowdrey, Tim Sullivan, Justin Barbeau, Scott Baker, KJ Kabza, David Gerrold. Cover by Mondolithic Studios. Reviews underway.
Slightly more lighter stories than the norm, making the issue a gentle read. The Reed story was OK, but not up there with his Great Ship stories, and the one SF story didn’t really gr
Stories by E. Catherine Tobler, Jennifer Dornan-Fish, Tom Greene, Malcolm Devlin, Tim Major, R.M. Graves, Thana Niveau, with Devlin the pick of the ish for me.