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SPSFC Semifinalist Review: Dog Country by Malcolm F. Cross

After whittling our initial 30-book allotment down to three, my SPSFC team has received six more semifinalists from other judging teams. Our scores of these six new books, along with our original three semifinalists, will combine with with 81 other scores (nine each from nine teams) to determine the SPSFC finalists. Each of the six… Continue reading SPSFC Semifinalist Review: Dog Country by Malcolm F. Cross

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Sci-fi Novel Review: Dog Country by Malcolm F. Cross

Dog Country came into the Semifinals of the Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC) with the highest first-round score of any book in the competition. Though it promised quite a bit more war than I usually prefer in my fiction, the focus on psychological trauma and the glowing first round reviews had me especially excited to… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: Dog Country by Malcolm F. Cross

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Sci-fi/Fantasy Novella Review: One Arm Shorter Than The Other by Gigi Ganguly

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. One Arm Shorter Than The Other was released April 5, 2022.  Gigi Ganguly’s indie debut novella One Arm Shorter Than The Other may be the most off-the-beaten-track book I’ve read in years—at least… Continue reading Sci-fi/Fantasy Novella Review: One Arm Shorter Than The Other by Gigi Ganguly

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Sci-fi Novella Review: One Day All This Will Be Yours by Adrian Tchaikovsky

I’ve had some fantastic success lately with Adrian Tchaikovsky’s novellas, so I figured it’d be worth my while to go back to the well with One Day All This Will Be Yours, which came out last spring accompanied by a rash of glowing reviews in my circles. Unsurprisingly, this one was yet another win.  One… Continue reading Sci-fi Novella Review: One Day All This Will Be Yours by Adrian Tchaikovsky

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Sci-fi/Fantasy Novella Review: Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Ogres will be released March 15, 2022.  Adrian Tchaikovsky has only come to my attention in the last couple of years, but he’s quickly becoming a must-read author. After loving a pair of… Continue reading Sci-fi/Fantasy Novella Review: Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky

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SPSFC Quarterfinalist Review: Gates of Mars by Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays

As our SPSFC team finishes reading our ten quarterfinalists out of our first round allotment, I will be posting review roundups and official scores. As you read our thoughts on these ten books, keep in mind that we have a variety of tastes on this team, and a low score does not necessarily indicate a… Continue reading SPSFC Quarterfinalist Review: Gates of Mars by Kathleen McFall and Clark Hays

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SPSFC Quarterfinalist Review: Harvest by Olga Werby

As our SPSFC team finishes reading our ten quarterfinalists out of our first round allotment, I will be posting review roundups and official scores. As you read our thoughts on these ten books, keep in mind that we have a variety of tastes on this team, and a low score does not necessarily indicate a bad book. One… Continue reading SPSFC Quarterfinalist Review: Harvest by Olga Werby