Monthly Archives: December 2011

Alex’s Best of 2011

It’s still 2011, so this totally counts, even if it is later than everyone else’s… This year I did not do as well as I had hoped, in the reading stakes. I only managed 134, even though I said I … Continue reading

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Alisa’s Top 2011 Stories

As usual, I didn’t read nearly as much as I wanted to. Here are my favourite stories from 2011:   “A Hundred Hundred Daisies” by Nancy Kress  (Asimov’s Oct/Nov) “The Book of Phoenix (Excerpted from The Great Book)” by Nnedi … Continue reading

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Tansy’s Best Short Stories of the Year 2011

and the moral of the story is – Subterranean had an awesome year! Karen Joy Fowler, “Younger Women” (Subterranean) Mary Robinette Kowal, “Kiss Me Twice,” (Asimov’s) Margo Lanagan, “The Catastrophic Disruption of the Head,” (The Wilful Eye – Tales from … Continue reading

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Mondy’s Years Best for 2011

What better thing to do, late on a Christmas mornig, then write about my favourite short stories from 2011. Of the 7,000 or so short stories written and published in any one year, I read 185 of them.  Considering one … Continue reading

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Sarah P’s Year’s Best 2011

Joanne Anderton ‘From the Dry Heart to the Sea’ After the Rain Jerry Oltion ‘Taboo’ Analog Adam-Troy Castro ‘Hiding Place’ Analog Elizabeth Bear ‘Dolly’ Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine Damon Kaswell ‘The Stonecutter’ Electric Velocipede L.L. Hannett ‘Unlocking the God‘ Electric … Continue reading

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Fantasy and Science Fiction January/February 2011

The Comfort of Strangers by Alexander Jablokov delighted me no end. Imagining the various ways races other than humans might connect and have ‘sex’ is always intriguing to me. I enjoyed the interplay of needs and dependence with the interesting … Continue reading

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