Tag Archives: Amal El-Mohtar

Uncanny, issue 2

Uncanny Issue 2Title: Uncanny, issue 2
Editor: Lynne M. ThomasMichael Damian Thomas
Magazine
Genre: nonfiction, science fiction

I just got the second issue of Uncanny in my inbox last night, when I woke up this morning I read the first story in it. I think I will probably end up reading most of them, so I might as well gather all my reviews in one place.

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Uncanny, issue 1

Amazing cover by Galen Dara
Cover by Galen Dara

Title: Uncanny, issue 1
Editor: Lynne M. ThomasMichael Damian Thomas
Magazine
Genre: weird fiction, nonfiction, science fiction, fantasy

I helped kickstart this magazine so of course I had to review the first issue of it, that’s how it works right?

Let me start by squeeing about the cover. Please press it so you can see it in full size. The artist is Galen Dara, now there is someone to nominate for the Hugos next year! Seriously space unicorns now makes sense!

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Books and stories I enjoyed in 2013

BOOK_by_FotunaI was inspired by Gail Carriger to do a post about what I enjoyed in 2013. This will be a mix of short stories, books and comics I enjoyed last year. Since I didn’t start this blog til September last year, I will draw on my goodreads reviews as well as the posts here.

As I said in an earlier post I read 87 books last year and GoodReads says I read 151 things all together, so I had plenty to choose from. I have decided that if I only read the newest book in the series this year, I might still recommend the series because I love long series. The reads are in no particular order.

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Day 15, story 15: And Their Lips Rang with the Sun

Strange-HorizonsTitle: And Their Lips Rang with the Sun
Author: 
Published: Strange Horizons 2009
Genre: Fantasy, mythology
Length: 4837 words, short story
Reading time: 32 minutes

I read this as part of my reading challenge: 25 short stories in 25 days.

This is the first of Amal El-Mohtar’s stories that I have read,  but it will not be the last of her stories to find its way to my kindle that is for sure. It was beautiful!

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