The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, December 2005

Delia Sherman. Walpurgis Afternoon. Cosy suburbia is threatened by a brand new house appearing overnight, whose occupants are evidently …. witches. sf/f of the gentle suburban variety. Sydney J. Van Scyoc. Poppies by Moonlight. Short story in which returning to bale out her step-brother, yet again, a grieving woman finds him changed, through a visiting… Continue reading The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, December 2005

Analog, November 2008

Robert J. Sawyer. Wake. First of four installments. Carl Frederick. Greenwich Nasty Time. A physics undergraduate is off to the Isle of Wight with his English Lit studying girlfriend (helpful to have a non-scientist along so that he can explain the science to the reader via her), when an experiment he and his thesis adviser… Continue reading Analog, November 2008

Best Science Fiction Stories of the Year, Fourth Annual Collection, 1975. ed. del Rey

Stories by : Alan Dean Foster, Carolyn Gloeckner, Clifford D Simak, F.M. Busby, Frederik Pohl and C.M. Kornbluth, Gordon R. Dickson, Harlan Ellison, Harry Harrison, Harvey Jacobs, John Brunner, Mildred Downey Broxon, R.A. Lafferty, Robert Silverberg, Stan Nodvik, Vonda N McIntyre.

The 1972 Annual World’s Best SF. edited by Donald A. Wollheim. DAW, 1972

The Fourth Profession. Larry Niven. Quark/4. Aliens, known as The Monks due to their habits (the ones they wear, as opposed to living a life of poverty and prayer) arrive in the USA. One Monk turns up in Frazer’s bar and during the course of some serious drinking, offers him what would appear to be… Continue reading The 1972 Annual World’s Best SF. edited by Donald A. Wollheim. DAW, 1972