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the genre's premiere review magazine for short SF & Fantasy since 1993
Single author collections

The Pottawatomie Giant & Other Stories by Andy Duncan

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The Pottawatomie Giant and Other Stories

by Andy Duncan

(PS Publishing, February 2012)


“The Pottawatomie Giant”
“Senator Bilbo”
“The Big Rock Candy Mountain”
“Daddy Mention and the Monday Skull”
“Zora and the Zombie”
“Unique Chicken Goes in Reverse”
“A Diorama of the Infernal Regions, or The Devil's Ninth Question”
“The Dragaman's Bride”
“The Night Cache”
“Close Encounters”
“The Chief Designer”

Servant of the Jackal God: The Tales of Kamose, Archpriest of Anubis, by Keith Taylor

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"Daggers and a Serpent"
"Emissaries of Doom"
"Haunted Shadows"
"The Emerald Scarab"
"Where Are You When the Moon Shall Rise?"
"The Company of the Gods"
"The Archpriest's Potion"
"Corpse's Wrath"
"Return of Ganesh"
"The Shabti Assassin"

Nitrospective by Andrew Hook

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by Andrew Hook
(Dog Horn Publishing, 2011)
"Nitrospective " 
"Outer Spaces "
"Follow Me"
"The Onion Code"
"The Cruekus Effect"
"Bigger Than The Beetles" 
"Pansy Blade Cassandra Moko"
"Lauren Is Unreal"
"Red or White"
"Shipping Tomorrow Backwards"
"The Glass Football"
"The Strangeness In Me"
"Love Is The Drug" 
"Chasing Waterfalls"
"Caravan of Souls"
"Snap Shot"

Sex and Violence in Zero-G (expanded ed.) by Allen Steele

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by Allen Steele
(Fantastic Books, January 2012)

Judgment Day and Other Dreams by T. Jackson King

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Judgment Day and Other Dreams


T. Jackson King

Fantastic Books
(2nd edition, 2012, 240 pp.)

On Earth
“Judgment Day At John’s Bar”
“The Totem”
“Litter Control”

In Space
“Tears for Ozymandias”
“The Fire Rains”
“The Memory Seller”
“The Tides of Fear”
“False Contact”
“Lex Talionis”
“Endless Summer”
“Sumiko’s Hope”

Back On Earth
“The Fellowship of Manzanar”
“A Lesser Michaelangelo”
“The Gate of Ishtar, From Babylon, In Berlin”


A Giant in the House & Other Excesses by Daniel Pearlman

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A Giant in the House & Other Excesses

by Daniel Pearlman

(Merry Blacksmith Press, 2011)

"A Giant in the House"
"The Death Club"
"Hannibal's Victory"
"The Fetal Position"
"Lyonel Unbound"
"Two-Time Losers"
"Double Occupancy"
"With Arms Outstretched"
"Refrigerator Blindness"
"Mariah My Soul-Mate"
"Great White Hope"


Frontiers of Space, Time and Thought by Edward M. Lerner

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Frontiers of Space, Time, and Thought:

Essays and Stories on The Big Questions

by Edward M. Lerner
(FoxAcre Press, 264 pp., March 22, 2012)


“At the Watering Hole”
“Unplanned-for Flying Object”
“Blessed Are the Bleak”
“Chance of Storms”
“A Time for Heroes”
“Where Credit is Due”
“Great Minds”
“No GUTs, No Glory”
“Inside the Box”
“Small Business”
“A Matter of Perspective”


“Say, What? Ruminations about Language, Communications, and Science Fiction”
“Rock! Bye-Bye, Baby!”
“Faster than a Speeding Photon”
“Lost in Space? Follow the Money”
“Follow the Nanobrick Road”
“Beyond this point be RFIDs”

The Butterfly Man and Other Stories by Paul Kane

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The Butterfly Man and Other Stories
by Paul Kane

(PS Publishing, October 2011)

“One for the Road”
“A Chaos Demon is for Life”
“Cold Call”
“The Greatest Mystery”
“The Suicide Room”
“Nine Tenths”
“It’s All Over”
“Speaking in Tongues” 
“The Butterfly Man”
“Rag and Bone”
 “Keeper of the Light”
 “Cave of Lost Souls”


The Whisper Jar by Carole Lanham

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The Whisper Jar: A Collection of Curious Secrets

By Carole Lanham

(Morrigan Books, October 31, 2011)

“The Whisper Jar”
“The Good Part”
“Keepity Keep”
“The Blue Word”
“Maxwell Treat's Museum of Torture for Young Girls and Boys”
“Friar Garden, Mister Samuel, and the Jilly Jally Butter Mints”
“The Reading Lessons”
“The Adventures of Velvet Honeybone, Girl Werewuff”
“The Forgotten Orphan”


Animythical Tales by Sarah Totton

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Animythical Tales coverAnimythical Tales by Sarah Totton

“A Fish Story”
“The Man with the Seahorse Head”
“Flatrock Sunners”

“Pelly Medley”
“Bluecoat Jack”
“A Sip from the Cup of Enlightenment”
“Choke Point”
“The Bone Fisher’s Apprentice”
“A Little Tea and Personal Magnetism”

“The Teasewater Five”


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