Ten Low

Ten Low Author: Stark Holborn Published: 1 June 2021 Publisher: Titan Books Reviewer: DC White   Stark Holborn may be known to readers of ASM as the author of 2014’s…

Gigantic

Gigantic Author: Ashley Stokes Published: 2 September 2021 Publisher: Unsung Stories Reviewer: Justin Hickey   Seeing patterns is a human superpower. It helped our prehistoric ancestors outsmart giant cats in…

Project Hail Mary

Project Hail Mary Author: Andy Weir Published: 4 May 2021 Publisher: Ballantine Books Reviewer: Justin Hickey   Andy Weir is a giant dork. He knows it, we know it, and…

Blood Red Sand

Blood Red Sand Author: Damien Larkin Published: 6 July 2021 Publisher: Dancing Lemur Press Reviewer: DC White   Damien Larkin may be familiar to readers of this magazine thanks to…

Arrival Mind

Arrival Mind Arrival Mind Author: Louis B Rosenberg Publication date: 25 October 2020 Publisher: Outland Pictures Publishing Reviewer: Jessica Nelson-Tyers   Arrival Mind, a dark picture book for an adult…

Greensmith

Greensmith Author: Aliya Whiteley Publication date: 12 October 2020 Publisher: Unsung Stories Reviewer: Ellie Manning   Aliya Whiteley’s science fiction novel, Greensmith, has a bizarre intergalactic travel plot similar to…

Dark River

Dark River Author: Rym Kechacha Publication date: 24 February 2020 Publisher: Unsung Stories Reviewer: Justin Hickey   The COVID-19 pandemic has curtailed humanity’s sprawl in the Spring of 2020. Quarantine…

The Last Day

The Last Day Author: Andrew Hunter Murray Publication date: 4 February 2020 Publisher: Dutton Books Reviewer: Wayne Harris   In The Last Day, by Andrew Hunter Murray, the earth’s spin…

Supernova Era

Supernova Era Author: Cixin Liu Translated by: Joel Martinson Publication date: 22 October 2019 Publisher: Tor Books Reviewer: Mallory Thomas   “Everyone above the age of thirteen would die, and…

Always North

Always North Author: Vicki Jarrett Publication date: 20 August 2019 Publisher: Unsung Stories Reviewer: Justin Hickey Polar bears need fatty foods to survive. They spend half of their lives hunting,…