This is the part of my 100 Short Stories in 2015 challenge.
Female spotted owls have a call that doesn’t sound like it should come from a bird of prey.
This is the part of my 100 Short Stories in 2014 challenge. Part of Lightspeed Magazine: Women Destroy Science Fiction.
This is a book that force you to think. It is thought provoking. I do not think you can read this book and not think about the issues it raises. Not just that, it is also a great read.
Title: The Hunger Games
Series: The Hunger Games series
Author: Suzanne Collins
Published: 2008 by Scholastic Press
Pages: 374 pages
Status: December 20 to 21, 2013
Genre: Dystopia, science fiction, young adult
Everyone raved about The Hunger Games last year, but at the time I didn’t get around to reading it. Then the movie came out and my sister read it and loved it, and I didn’t read it. Last month one of my friends lend it to me and finally this December I found a slot in my reading schedule to read it.
Series: Newsflesh Trilogy
Author: Mira Grant
Published: 2010 by Orbit
Pages: 571 pages
Status: First reading, July, 2012
Genre: Science fiction, near future, political thriller, zombies, dystopia, post zombie apocalypse
I don’t like zombies, I really don’t. Apparently unless it is Mira Grant who writes them. I think this works for me because it isn’t a horror book, it is a political thriller, which is actually right up my alley.
Title: Blood Drive
Author: Jeffrey Ford
Published: Originally published in After: Nineteen Stories of Apocalypse and Dystopia 2012. Reprinted in The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 7
Genre: Science fiction, dystopia
Length: 10 pages, Short story
Reading time: While baking Christmas cookies.
I read this as part of my reading challenge: 25 short stories in 25 days.
When I first started reading this story, I at first thought I had read it already, somewhere, but quickly realised that, no I had indeed not, but one of my Austrian podcasts had talked about it. I am not quite sure which one though. Continue reading Day 7, story 7: Blood Drive