Monthly Archives: February 2015

February Reads, Part 1

Forgiveness, by Leah Cypress (Asimovs February) is a thoughtful and well-characterised YA story of relationship violence, and the impact on the mental state of the victim. It’s a smart, emotionally complicated story. The Sound of Useless Wings by Cecil Castellucci (tor.com) … Continue reading

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January stats

Just in case anyone is interested, a couple of stats. During January, we recorded 213 short stories published in the venues we follow. Of those, I’ve read or partly read 73. The distribution of my scores for the stories I’ve … Continue reading

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January Reads, Part 3

I enjoyed Headwater LLC, by Sequoia Nagamatsu (Lightspeed), a sad fantasy story about a young girl who discovers a group of mythic creatures and winds up being the cause of their enslavement. Gentle and well-characterised, with some nice fantasy touches. … Continue reading

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