Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho One would think being raised to the position of Sorcerer Royal — undisputed leader of the Royal Society of Unnatural Philosophers (i.e. magic-users) — would be something to revel in. But for Zacharias Wythe, being at the pinnacle of magic society isn’t all that fun. Mostly because that […]Read More
SFF Author: Zen Cho
The True Queen by Zen Cho Zen Cho continues her SORCERER ROYAL series with The True Queen (2019), the first follow-up to Sorcerer to the Crown. Technically, The True Queen could be read as a stand-alone or as an introduction to the series, and that was the spirit in which I read it, though I […]Read More
Jana Nyman´s rating: 3.5 | Zen Cho | SFF Reviews | | no comments |
The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water by Zen Cho The Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water (2020) is a surprisingly warmhearted fantasy novella set in a war-torn Asian country. It’s a queer take on wuxia, a time-honored genre of Chinese fiction based on heroes skilled in the martial arts, frequently in superhuman, […]Read More
Tadiana Jones´s rating: 3.5 | Zen Cho | Short Fiction, Stand-Alone | SFF Reviews | | 2 comments |
Our weekly exploration of free and inexpensive short fiction available on the internet. Here are a few excellent stories, including two of the recently announced Hugo nominees, that we wanted you to know about. If at First You Don’t Succeed, Try, Try Again by Zen Cho (2018, free to read online or download at Barnes […]Read More
Jana Nyman, Marion Deeds and Tadiana Jones | Suzanne Palmer, T. Kingfisher, Zen Cho | Hugo Award, Short Fiction | SFF Reviews | | no comments |
SHORTS: Our column exploring free and inexpensive short fiction available on the internet. Here are a few stories we’ve recently read that we wanted you to know about. “Head of a Snake, Tail of a Dragon” by Zen Cho (2018, free on the author’s website) This short story is a delightful sequel to Zen Cho’s Hugo […]Read More
Tadiana Jones, Marion Deeds and Kat Hooper | Arthur Machen, Cat Rambo, Ilona Andrews, John Scalzi, Zen Cho | Audio, Horror, Short Fiction | SFF Reviews | | no comments |
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