Category Archives: science fiction

Reading Jennifer Marie Brissett’s Elysium

Elysium

Jennifer Marie Brissett’s novel Elysium moved me so much that I began making a list of people to give it to. This is a perfect book for my friends who only read “literary” fiction, I thought. It’s beautifully written and … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: from Mad Science Cafe, Edited by Deborah J. Ross

Mad Science Cafe

Mad Science Cafe edited by Deborah J. Ross Willie by Madeleine E. Robins The night is stormy. Each time the sky lightens, the air in the lab is filled with static. The Doctor did not intend to work so late, … Continue reading

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BVC Announces The Rapture Effect by Jeffrey A. Carver

The Rapture Effect by Jeffrey A. Carver

The Rapture Effect by Jeffrey A. Carver War between the stars. It was started by an AI, and few humans even knew there was a war at all. But now people are dying, not just robots and aliens–and the AI … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: From Polar City Blues by Katharine Kerr

Polar City Blues

Polar City Blues by Katharine Kerr Hagar’s enormous sun sets in an opalescent haze, the sky brindled a metallic red-orange that seems insultingly gaudy, as if a cheap holopix director were designing an alien sky.  As the red fades into … Continue reading

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The Moon and the Sun: Choreographer Jasna Harris

Choreographer Jasna Harris - Show Reel

Choreographer Jasna Harris‘ 2014 showreel includes a bit of the dance sequence from the movie of BVC founding member Vonda N. McIntyre‘s Nebula-winning The Moon and the Sun. McIntyre visited the production during  filming at the chateau de Versailles. “It … Continue reading

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Interstellar: A Very Short Review

by Brenda W. Clough Recent events have shown that probably there will not be commercial space flight for a while. I accept that I will probably never make it into space; even if it becomes available in my lifetime I … Continue reading

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Story Excerpt Sunday: “Fantasy and Science Fiction in the Modern Age” from Speculative Journeys by Irene Radford

Speculative Journeys

Fantasy and Science Fiction in the Modern Age from Speculative Journeys a collection of short SF and contemporary fantasy by Irene Radford October is the month of season changes, of chilly nights and increasing rains. The nights grow longer and … Continue reading

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Top-Ten List at io9.com

The Bohr Maker - cover by Bruce Jensen

io9.com likes to come up with top ten lists. Today it’s the “10 Most Important Science Fiction Books About Superintelligence” — and a novel by BVC author Linda Nagata is included! Linda’s novel, The Bohr Maker, comes in at #7. … Continue reading

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BVC Announces The Infinite Sea by Jeffrey A. Carver

The Infinite Sea by Jeffrey A. Carver

The Infinite Sea Book 3 of The Chaos Chronicles by Jeffrey A. Carver Beneath an alien sea! Flung to an alien ocean world, John Bandicut and his companions find themselves plunged into the deepsea realm of the Neri. What will … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Futures Near and Far by Dave Smeds

Futures Near and Far by Dave Smeds A future where murder is only a misdemeanor. A colony world where humans can remain only if they are worthy of their tenancy. A woman who journeys to postapocalytic Africa in search of … Continue reading

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