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Thirteen Storeys by Jonathan Sims

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Editor’s note: Spoilers for themes, but not specifics. Jonathan Sims knows a thing or two …

Thirteen Storeys by Jonathan Sims

The Old Drift

Editor’s note: This review is intentionally spoiler free. I’ve been thinking a lot about genre recently. Specifically what happens when ignore it, or tell it to sit politely in a corner with a biscuit while we tell stories larger than it. You’ll see that thread in each of the pieces this week. Giga is a story …

The Old Drift

Sal and Gabi Fix The Universe

Sal Vidon has a very specific way of dealing with the loss of his mami: pulling alternate versions of her from other universes into his. It’s not perfect, it’s not his mami after all, but it’s enough. Until his dad, a calamity physicist, creates a machine that will close the multiverse-crossing portals Sal uses. Which …

Sal and Gabi Fix The Universe

Her Silhouette Drawn in Water

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid . If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Bee is a telepath in her own personal Hell. Locked into a …

Her Silhouette Drawn in Water

Infinite Detail by Tim Maughan

This piece originally appeared as part of my weekly newsletter, The Full Lid on 8th February 2019. If you liked it, and want a weekly down of pop culture enthusiasm, occasional ketchup recipes and me enjoying things, then check out the archive and sign up here. Rush built the Croft’s network to be the exact …

Infinite Detail by Tim Maughan

NEWS: The Poison Song by Jen Williams

And speaking of great news, here’s Jen Williams’ new cover! This is the third and final part of The Poison Song, Jen’s second trilogy. It follows industrialist adventuress Vintage, fugitive witch Noon and Tor a not even remotely human barbarian through a post-war world that is facing up to it’s next conflict. It’s Studio Ghibli …

NEWS: The Poison Song by Jen Williams

Interview: Ed Cox talks The Relic Guild

The Relic Guild, by Ed Cox is out later today. It’s colossal fun, exactly the sort of exuberant, foot-to-the-floor fantasy that I’m finding I really enjoy. This has officially been the year I finally get over myself regarding fantasy and Ed, along with Jen Williams, Liz De Jager, Antony Johnston and others have been a …

Interview: Ed Cox talks The Relic Guild

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