From Science Fiction

Book Review: Vox by Christina Dalcher

“You have no idea, ladies. No goddamned idea. We’re on a slippery slide to prehistory, girls. Think about it. Think about where you’ll be—where your daughters will be—when the courts turn back the clock. Think about words like ‘spousal permission’ and ‘paternal consent’. Think about waking up one morning and finding you don’t have a…

Book Review: An Ocean of Minutes by Thea Lim

In her heart, the past was not another time, but another place that still existed. It was just that she had taken a wrong turn. One day, she would figure it out and she would go back to the house where she has lived, and it would not be lost to the violence of time,…

Book Review: Only Human (Themis Files #3) by Sylvain Neuvel

I can’t say that I knew that was going to happen, that millions would die because I had discovered Themis and brought attention to our planet, but I was afraid it would. I was afraid ever since I was brought back to life. I felt…out of place, and I wished that whoever built Themis would…

Book Review: The Rending and The Nest by Kaethe Schwehn

It wasn’t fire or ice. Wasn’t a virus or global warming or a meteor. Wasn’t an atomic bomb or a tsunami or a sulfurous-smelling ape. It was a Rending, a split. Ninety-five percent of the earth’s population and the vast majority of the animals, food and goods—gone. We were left with each other and the…

Book Review: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig

I am old. That is the first things to tell you. The thing you are least likely to believe. If you saw me you would probably think I was about forty, but you would be very wrong. I am old– old in the way that a tree, or a quahog clam, or a Renaissance painting…

Book Review: Artemis by Andy Weir

The protagonist in Weir’s newest witty science fiction suspense is a brazen, profane woman named Jazz. She’s known for hustling in ways only one can do inside the exclusive city on the moon, which is accomplished under the guise of her job as an on-demand delivery person. This front fools no one, however, and her…