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Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories, by Alex Shvartsman

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Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma

and Other Stories

by Alex Shvartsman

(UFO Publishing, February 2015)

 
Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma”
The Rumination on What Isn't”
Doubt”
Spidersong”
Things We Leave Behind”
The Epistolary History”
A Shard Grows in Brooklyn”
Requiem For a Druid”
Nuclear Family”
Bedtime Story on Christmas Eve, 1,000,000 AD”
Seven Conversations in Locked Rooms”
High-Tech Fairies and the Pandora Perplexity”
The Keepsake Box”
The Field Trip”
Superior Firepower”
Life at the Lake's Shore”
The Take”
The Dragon Ships of Tycho”
A Brief Respite From Eternity”
A Thousand Cuts”
Ravages of Time”
Price of Allegiance”
The Tell-Tale Ear”
The Miracle on Tau Prime”
The Tinker Bell Problem”
True Love”
You Bet”
The Far Side of the Wilderness”
Worldbuilding”
In the Wake of the Storm”
Putting it all Together”
Dominoes Falling”
Notes on the Game in Progress, Played Almost to a Draw”
Small Magics”
Icarus Falls”
Coffee in End Times”
The Hourglass Brigade”
A One-Sided Argument”
How Earth Narrowly Escaped an Invasion from Space”
Fate and Other Variables”
 
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Through Dark Angles: Works Inspired by H. P. Lovecraft by Don Webb

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Through Dark Angles:

Works Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft

by Don Webb

(Hippocampus Press, August 2014)

 

"The Mythos and I"
"The Man Who Scared Lovecraft"
"The Megalith Plague"
"Lavinia's Lament"
"The Gold of the Vulgar"
"The Doom That Came to Devil's Reef"
"Wilbur's Song"
"Pages from a Diary"
"Sanctuary"
"Wilbur Whatley's Twin"
"Platinum Hearts"
"Plush Cthulu"
"Emily's Rose Window"
"A Ship Afar"
"Looking Glass"
"To Mars and Providence"
"After Alhazred"
"Lovecraft's Pillow"
"The Codex"
"Doc Corman's Haunted Palace One Fourth of July"
"Slowness"
"Rats"
"A Game of Nine Pins"
"Powers of Air and Darkness"
"Casting Call"
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Ghouljaw and Other Stories by Clint Smith

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Ghouljaw and Other Stories

By Clint Smith

(Hippocampus Press, May 2014, 255 pp.)

“Ghouljaw”
“Benthos”
“The Jellyfish”
“Double Back”
“Don’t Let the Bedbugs Bite”
“Like Father, Like …”
“What Happens in Hell, Stays in Hell”
“The Tell-Tale Offal”
“Dirt on Vicky”*
“What About the Little One?”*
“The Day of the Earwig”*
“The Hatchet”*
“Retrograde”*
“Corbin’s Gore”*

*Original to this collection

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Racers of the Night: Science Fiction Stories by Brad Torgersen

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Racers of the Night: Science Fiction Stories

by Brad R. Torgersen

(WordFire Press, August 2014)

 
The Curse of Sally Tincakes”
The Bricks of Eta Cassiopeiae”
Guard Dog”
Recapturing the Dream”
The Flamingo Girl”
Reardon’s Law”
Blood and Mirrors”
The Shadows of Titan”
The Nechronomator”
The Hideki Line”
Peacekeeper”
Life Flight”
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The End in All Beginnings by John F. D. Taff

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The End in All Beginnings by John F. D. Taff

Edited by R.J. Cavender

(Grey Matter Press, September 2014)

 
"What Becomes God" by John F.D. Taff
Object Permanence” by John F.D. Taff
Love in the Time of Zombies” by John F.D. Taff
The Long, Long Breakdown” by John F.D. Taff
"Visitation" by John F.D. Taff
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The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Vol. 2, ed. Gordon Van Gelder

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The Very Best of Fantasy and Science Fiction, Volume 2

Edited by Gordon Van Gelder

Tachyon Publications (432 pp., June 2014)

 

The Third Level” by Jack Finney
"A Kind of Artistry" by Brian Aldiss
The Cosmic Expense Account” by C. M. Kornbluth
The Anything Box” by Zenna Henderson
The Prize of Peril” by Robert Sheckley
“——All You Zombies——“ by Robert A. Heinlein
Green Magic” by Jack Vance
"The Country of the Kind" by Damon Knight
Narrow Valley” by R. A. Lafferty
Sundance” by Robert Silverberg
Attack of the Giant Baby” by Kit Reed
The Hundredth Dove” by Jane Yolen
Jeffty Is Five” by Harlan Ellison
"Salvador" by Lucius Shepard
The Aliens Who Knew, I Mean, Everything” by George Alec Effinger
Rat” by James Patrick Kelly
The Friendship Light” by Gene Wolfe
The Bone Woman” by Charles de Lint
The Lincoln Train” by Maureen F. McHugh
Maneki Neko” by Bruce Sterling
Winemaster” Robert Reed
Suicide Coast” by M. John Harrison
Have Not Have” by Geoff Ryman
The People of Sand and Slag” by Paolo Bacigalupi
Echo” by Elizabeth Hand
"The New York Times at Special Bargain Rates" by Stephen King
The Paper Menagerie” by Ken Liu
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Tales from Rugosa Coven by Sarah Avery

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Tales from Rugosa Coven

by Sarah Avery

(Dark Quest, Dec. 2013, 360 pp.)

 
"Closing Arguments"
"And Ria's from Virgo"
"Atlantis Cranks Need Not Apply"
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Ghosts of Engines Past by Sean McMullen

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Ghosts of Engines Past

by Sean McMullen

(ReAnimus Press, October 2013, 224 pp.)

 

“Eight Miles” (Analog, September 2012 - Hugo Award finalist, Year's Best SF 2011)
“The Constant Past” (Dreaming Again, ed. Dann, Harper Collins, 2008)
“The Spiral Briar” (F&SF, April/May 2009)
“The Art of the Dragon” (F&SF, August/September 2009)
“Voice of Steel” (sf.com, August 2002 - Winner, Nova Fantasy Award; BSFA award nominee)
“The Pharoah's Airship” (Omega, July/August 1986 - Winner, Omega award)
“Tower Of Wings” (Analog, December 2001 - Winner, Analog Readers award)
“Svyatagor” (Andromeda Spaceways #3, 2002)
“Dragon Black” (Pandora, February 2007)
“Ninety Thousand Horses” (Analog, January/February 2012 - Winner, Analog Readers Award)
“Electrica” (F&SF, March/April 2012)
“Steamgothic” (Interzone, July/August 2012 - Best SF of the Year 30)
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Futuredaze 2: Reprise, ed. Erin Underwood & Nancy Holder

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Special Double Review

(Reviews by Charles Payseur & Colleen Chen)

Futuredaze 2: Reprise

An Anthology of YA Science Fiction

(Underwords Press, August 2014)

Edited by Erin Underwood & Nancy Holder

 

"How to Talk to Girls at Parties" by Neil Gaiman
"Good Girl" by Malinda Lo
"Deep Blood Kettle" by Hugh Howey
"A Letter from the Clearys" by Connie Willis
"The Fluted Girl" by Paolo Bacigalupi
"Valedictorian" by N. K. Jemisin
"The Last Ride of the Glory Girls" by Libba Bray
"Stupid Perfect World" by Scott Westerfeld
"Going Deep" by James Patrick Kelly
"Sweet Sixteen" by Kat Howard
"Secret Identity" by Will Shetterly
"Wilding" by Jane Yolen
"The Other Elder" by Beth Revis
"The Veiled Shanghai" by Ken Liu
"I Never" by Cassandra Clare
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Lights in the Deep, Science Fiction Stories by Brad R. Torgersen

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Lights in the Deep, Science Fiction Stories

by Brad R. Torgersen

(WorldFire Press, August 2013, 269 pp.)

Stories

“Outbound” (Analog, November 2010)
“Gemini 17” (Jim Baen Memorial Contest anthology, Baen Books, 2015)
“The Bullfrog Radio Astronomy Project” (Analog, October 2011)
“Exiles of Eden” (InterGalactic Medicine Show #22, April/May 2011)
“Footprints” (Licton Springs Review, 2002)
“The Exchange Officers” (Analog, February/March 2013)
“The Chaplain’s Assistant” (Analog, September 2011)
“The Chaplain’s Legacy” (Analog, July/August 2013)
“Exanastasis” (L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers and Illustrators of the Future, vol. XXVI, 2010)
“Ray of Light” (Analog, December 2011)

Author Essays

“Influences: Allan Cole & Chris Bunch”
“Writer Dad: Mike Resnick”
“Essay: On the Growth of Fantasy and the Waning of Science Fiction” (Writers of the Future website, 2012)
“The Hero’s Tongue: Larry Niven”
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