• 2019 Hugo Award Reviews: Novelettes

    2019 Hugo Award Reviews: Novelettes0

    Welcome to the second of our series examining the prose stories that are competing at this year’s Hugo Awards for science fiction and fantasy. The previous post covered the Best Short Story category. Now, let us raise the wordcount and enter Best Novelette, honouring stories of between 7,500 and 17,500 words in length…

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  • 2019 Hugo Award Reviews: Short Stories

    2019 Hugo Award Reviews: Short Stories0

    The 2019 Hugo Awards are scheduled to be presented in August at the Dublin Worldcon. Many fans of SF/F are awaiting the big day, all the while eagerly reading and evaluating this year’s finalists. As per annual tradition, I will be joining in with a series of reviews covering the Short Story, Novelette, Novella and

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  • Dogears: History, Finances, and Cats Bring Us New Fantasies

    Dogears: History, Finances, and Cats Bring Us New Fantasies0

    In a world filled with far too many great books, it’s hard to figure out what to pick up next. Luckily, Bookmarked is here to help in your search with “Dogears,” bite-sized book reviews from our growing TBR piles. Check out what we’ve been reading this past month, and see if you can find your next

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  • Authorised Happiness: Relevant Criticism Of Societal Systems

    Authorised Happiness: Relevant Criticism Of Societal Systems0

    Authorised Happiness Vol. 1 Jean Van Hamme (Writer), Griffo (Artist), Design Amorandi (Letters), Jerome Saincantin (Translation) Dupuis (French), Cinebook Ltd. (English) January 23, 2019 Disclaimer: Izneo has provided WWAC with a VIP Access Pass. Jean Van Hamme’s 1988 short story collection, Authorised Happiness, finally gets an English translation in 2019. The first volume features three Kafkaesque stories

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  • A Fantastic Introduction to Ann Leckie’s Fantasy

    A Fantastic Introduction to Ann Leckie’s Fantasy0

    The Raven Tower by Ann Leckie comes out in February 2019, and it is excellent. It’s been gathering starred reviews from multiple sources ahead of its publication, which is not too surprising for the author of the critically acclaimed Ancillary Justice and other fantastic speculative fiction novels. What is surprising, however, is that The Raven

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  • 2018 Splatterpunk Awards: Short Stories and Novellas

    2018 Splatterpunk Awards: Short Stories and Novellas0

    Next month will herald the inaugural Splatterpunk Awards at Killercon Austin, a new book award ceremony that will celebrate the point in horror literature where the greatest achievements meet the lowest of taste. Lucky for you, Bookmarked is here to get its hands dirty with a three-part overview of every single finalist. The Splatterpunk Awards focus on

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