If We Had Known, edited by Mike McPhail

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: eSpec Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? If We Had Known, edited by Mike McPhail, presents thirteen stories of humanity’s future, each one (some more than others) exploring the theme of if we had know what would …

The Die Is Cast, edited by Greg Schauer

Genre: Military Science Fiction Publisher: eSpec Books Published: 201 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? The Die Is Cast, edited by Greg Schauer, contains 10 stories by Mike McPahil and Danielle Ackley-McPhail. Although The Die Is Cast was published in 2017, most of the stories …

Cat’s Breakfast, edited by Juliana Rew

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: Third Flatiron Publishing Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? Cat’s Breakfast is an anthology from Third Flatiron that pays tribute to the inspiration of Kurt Vonnegut, presenting stories that seek (and mostly succeed) to emulate Vonnegut’s dark humor …

Hyperpowers, edited by James Bascomb

Genre: Science Ficion Anthology Publisher: Third Flatiron Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Hyperpowers, edited by James Bascomb, is the 16th volume in the Third Flatiron series of anthologies. Over the last few years, Third Flatiron has published a series of themed anthologies, …

Spira Mirabilis, by Ralph Sevush

Genre: Mixed Genre Anthology Publisher: taQ’Lut Press Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Spira Mirabilis, by Ralph Sevush, as a collection of eight short stories running the gamut from science fiction to fantasy to horror to that genre-undefinable “weird tale”. The …

Bad News From Orbit, by Ken Rand

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: Silver Lake Publishing Published: 2004 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Pat Marlan Have you read this book? As a fan of short fiction, I’ve run into Ken Rand’s name a few times, usually in some of the better quality ezines such as Neverworlds (alas, now …

Ebb Tides, by Mary Soon Lee

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: Dark Regions Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by James Michael White Have you read this book? Ebb Tides is a collection of twenty short stories by Mary Soon Lee who explores the sociological side of science fiction (as opposed to the hard gadget/techy/wow side) …

The Rediscovery of Man, by Cordwainer Smith

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: New England SF Assoc. Published: 1993 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Aaron M. Renn Have you read this book? Whenever people talk about the greatest writers in science fiction history, you always hear names like Isaac Asimov, Robert A. Heinlein, and Cordwainer Smith. Cordwainer, who? …

Telzey Amberdon, by Jame H. Schmitz

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: Baen Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Have you read this book? James H. Schmitz was one of SF’s most popular writers of the 1960s and early 1970s. His stories were published between 1943 and 1974, but despite early successes such …

New Worlds, Vol. 1, edited by David Garnett

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: White Wolf Published: 1997 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Have you read this book? New Worlds is almost legendary among SF magazines/anthologies by now: its history stretches back to 1946, when it began as a fairly conventional SF magazine edited by Ted …

Strange Travelers, by Gene Wolfe

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Aaron M. Renn Have you read this book? This is a solid collection of Gene Wolfe short stories. They are a diverse lot, having only excellence in common. I’ll admit that I’m really not a …