Last Memoria by Rachel Emma Shaw – SPFBO #6 Finals Review
 

Last Memoria

SPFBO #6 Finals Review

 
The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons
 

The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons

Review

 
Oh, That Shotgun Sky by Sarah Chorn
 

Oh, That Shotgun Sky

New Release Review

 

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Fantasy-Faction’s Most Anticipated Books of 2021

Fantasy-Faction’s Most Anticipated Books of 2021 

Let us add to your tbr pile once again (we do see that as our main duty and responsibility) with these most anticipated books of 2021!

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Holiday Microfiction: “Last Day at the Observatory” by A. M. Justice

Holiday Microfiction: “Last Day at the Observatory” by A. M. Justice 

Today, on the last day of this year of darkness we have a piece of microfiction from A. M. Justice, “Last Day at the Observatory”, which proves that no matter what happens at midnight tonight, it could always be worse. – – – “Last Day at the Observatory” by A. M. Justice Twenty minutes left […]

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Fantasy-Faction’s Favourite Books of 2020

Fantasy-Faction’s Favourite Books of 2020 

Here they are, Fantasy-Faction’s Favourite books of 2020 and we hope your TBR pile explodes!

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Holiday Microfiction: “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE” by A. A. Freeman

Holiday Microfiction: “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE” by A. A. Freeman 

Today, we have A. A. Freeman and “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE”. “Have a Holly Jolly Christmas IN SPAAAAAAAAAAACE” by A. A. Freeman “You may open your eyes now, Captain Hargrave.” Rosen ignored the ship’s artificial intelligence and kept her eyes closed for a moment longer, mostly out of fear of what ANYA […]

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Holiday Microfiction: “Scientific Romances” by Richard Marpole

Holiday Microfiction: “Scientific Romances” by Richard Marpole 

Happy December everyone! It’s been a long year, but we finally made it to the end of 2020! To celebrate the holiday season the staff at Fantasy-Faction have prepared a little treat! Every Monday and Friday for the rest of the month, we will feature a piece of microfiction from one of our contributors. To […]

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Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi

Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi
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The 21st Century has seen a slew of diverse authors writing and releasing stories that have expanded the speculative fiction canon. Not only have these authors written stories for readers like them, but also presented a deeper look into issues—both past and present—that affect their represented groups. Themes of oppression, slavery, colonialism, poverty, and genocide […]

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SFF Books by Authors of Color: An Incomplete List of Suggestions

SFF Books by Authors of Color: An Incomplete List of Suggestions 

People who know me know I love making book lists. And here is one full of fantasy and science fiction authors of color! When we started lockdown here in Germany, I couldn’t go to work for a couple of weeks, so I had a lot of time on my hands! And so, I started a […]

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Recommendations for SFF Authors of Various Identities

Recommendations for SFF Authors of Various Identities 

Today’s society claims to be “woke” when it comes to the need for diversity, except we all know that isn’t true. The prejudice and bigotry presented on the news and in other media continues to reflect similar issues seen within the publishing industry. While movies and television have made visual strides to present more diverse […]

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Firefly – The Big Damn Cookbook by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel

Firefly – The Big Damn Cookbook by Chelsea Monroe-Cassel
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I am a big damn Firefly fan. You know this about me. It’s an amazing show, and the fandom flowed from my pen many times in the past. (See these Fantasy-Faction articles about A Traveler’s Companion to the ’Verse and Sting.) Well, when I got Firefly: The Big Damn Cookbook for my birthday this year […]

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Binti: The Complete Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor

Binti: The Complete Trilogy by Nnedi Okorafor
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What if space travel, other planets and prestigious interstellar universities in neighboring galaxies existed within our lifetime? If everything related to space travel and outer space was an everyday practice, then how would all beings coexist with each other? How would humans live on Earth with these opportunities? Would they take advantage of it, or […]

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Dark River by Rym Kechacha

Dark River by Rym Kechacha
4.5

It’s hard not to feel that the road is a kind of scar across the land, and the forest is like the new pink tissue forming beneath the old wound, knitting the body back together after being rent apart. Shante thinks of the faint lilac scar across her belly form the C-section giving birth to […]

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2019’s Best New Genre TV Shows

2019’s Best New Genre TV Shows 

I still remember my childhood, when I wasn’t much interested in TV shows due to their being a pointed lack of sci-fi and fantasy adaptations. But these days not a week goes by when some new genre fiction gets adapted. Original material also keeps springing up left and right. So, it is almost criminal not […]

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