Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore is a romp of a first novel by Robin Sloan. It’s a perfect book for booklovers who lean toward the mysterious and fantastic, blurring genre lines throughout to afford readers a marvelous time. The novel begins when Clay Jannon, the first-person narrator, is responding […]Read More
SFF Author: Robin Sloan
Annabel Scheme by Robin Sloan Set in an alternate world in which Google’s place is filled by a company called Grail (a brilliant name for a search engine, by the way), and Wikipedia’s by “Open Britannica,” Robin Sloan’s Annabel Scheme is difficult to categorize. Is it a detective novel? An urban fantasy? A technothriller with […]Read More
Mike Reeves-McMillan´s rating: 4 | Robin Sloan | Stand-Alone | SFF Reviews | | 1 comment |
Reposting to include Marion’s new review. Sourdough by Robin Sloan I really loved Robin Sloan’s Sourdough (2017), but not everyone will. You probably will if you’re a foodie (I am), an introvert (I am), and a bit geeky (I am). If you love sourdough bread (I do) and magical realism (I do), you’ve just got […]Read More
Kat Hooper and Marion Deeds´s rating: 5 | Robin Sloan | Audio, Edge, Stand-Alone | SFF Reviews | | 5 comments |
There is so much free or inexpensive short fiction available on the internet these days. Here are a few stories we read this week that we wanted you to know about. “Jackalope Wives” by Ursula Vernon (2014, free at Apex Magazine, podcast available) Ursula Vernon’s “Jackalope Wives” is the winner of this year’s Nebula Award and World Fantasy Award […]Read More
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