SF Novella of the Month, August 2021: Night Roll

The #sfnovellaofthemonth for August 2021 is Michael J. DeLuca’s Night Roll, published in October 2020 by Stelliform Press. Reading Night Roll is like coasting through the unknowable streets of someone else’s dream. Strange, mysterious, lovely; laced with ribbons of slowly-unspooling anxiety and spiked with passing slivers of danger, this gently wild novella is a ride …

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SF Novella of the Month, July 2021: And What Can We Offer You Tonight

The #sfnovellaofthemonth for July 2021 is Premee Mohamed’s upcoming And What Can We Offer You Tonight, out July 20 from Neon Hemlock Press. And What Can We Offer You Tonight is a gorgeously devastating little book. Mohamed’s lush, expressive prose creates a tangible world for readers to sink inside and builds the complex and intricate …

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SF Novella of the Month, June 2021: When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain

“The novelty wore off, but the wonder didn’t...” This paragraph opening on page 11 of the July 2021 #sfnovellaofthe month, Nghi Vo’s When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain (2020, Tordotcom Publishing) describes its protagonist’s experience during a ride up a mountain on the back of a mammoth bedecked with iron bells. It equally describes …

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