by Kris Vyas-Myall 2021 has been a bit of a strange year for us. It started with us having our baby. Continued with us trying to navigate the pandemic. And ended with us dealing with trying to get someone in to repair our house. Needless to say, it has not been the easiest 12 monthsContinue reading “Top Books of 2021”
Tag Archives: Woman Writer
Sibyl Sue Blue
Rosel George Brown Review by Kris Vyas-Myall Rosel George Brown is one of the greatest forgotten women SF authors. Nominated for the Hugo for Best New Author in 1959, she started releasing novels at the same time as Ursula K Le Guin and her first novel was longlisted for the Nebula Award in 1967. YetContinue reading “Sibyl Sue Blue”
Red Spider, White Web
Misha Review by Kris Vyas-Myall There are some books that achieve a nearly mythical status among SF geeks. These tend to be acclaimed works from small presses that rarely get reprinted. Red Spider, White Web is one such holy grail. Published by Morrigan Press in 1990 it is introduced by Brian W. Aldiss, post-scripted byContinue reading “Red Spider, White Web”
100 SFFH Books by Black, Indigenous and Women of Colour For All Tastes
There are so many great works of speculative fiction by BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and Women of Colour) women to check out. I have compiled a list of 100 covering numerous different types of stories for different tastes to try.
The Old Drift
The first book from an extremely talented writer, and I hope Serpell becomes just as well known as Whitehead in the future.
Chana Porter Review by Kris Vyas-Myall I am a great fan of brevity in my stories and think the revival of the novella has been a major boon to science fiction. However, this is one of the first times I have had to put as my criticism, it needs to be longer. The reason IContinue reading “The Seep”
Beggars in Spain
Sometimes you end up reading not the book you expected but the book you needed. This is one of those cases.
Our Top Books of 2019
by Kris & Nisha Vyas-Myall We are coming to the end of another year and there so many books we loved. Some we got to review, some we did not. As such here is a round-up the top books we read in 2019: Adult Novels & Novellas Terra Nullius by Claire G. Coleman A brilliantContinue reading “Our Top Books of 2019”
Where the River Runs Gold
Sita Brahmachari image credit: Amazon UK Review by Nisha Vyas-Myall It’s been a while since I last added a review, and my apologies for that. Many things have got in the way of reading- I’ve been on the same few books for the last couple of months. I managed to clear some of my TBRContinue reading “Where the River Runs Gold”
Women of the Retro Hugos: 1943 and 1944 edition
Note: Fog Magic by Julie Sayer and Child of the Sun by Leigh Brackett were both longlisted, but I have yet to read these. As such I have left them out of the article here. Best Novel 1943: The Uninvited by Dorothy Macardle It is interesting to see a work of gothic horror make theContinue reading “Women of the Retro Hugos: 1943 and 1944 edition”