Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year Volume 6 - Jonathan Strahan

A ton of ordinary here. Only two standouts: Malak by Peter Watts and the easily best story All That Touches the Air by An Owomoyela. SF and F Best 06 : The Case of Death and Honey - Neil Gaiman SF and F Best 06 : The Cartographer Wasps and the Anarchist Bees - E. Lily Yu SF and F Best 06 : Tidal Forces - Caitlin R Kiernan SF and F Best 06 : Younger Women - Karen Joy Fowler SF and F Best 06 : White Lines on a Green Field - Catherynne M. Valente SF and F Best 06 : All That Touches The Air - An Owomoyela SF and F Best 06 : What We Found - Geoff Ryman SF and F Best 06 : The Server and the Dragon - Hannu Rajaniemi SF and F Best 06 : The Choice - Paul McAuley SF and F Best 06 : Malak - Peter Watts SF and F Best 06 : Old Habits - Nalo Hopkinson SF and F Best 06 : A Small Price to Pay for Birdsong - K. J. Parker SF and F Best 06 : Valley of the Girls - Kelly Link SF and F Best 06 : Brave Little Toaster - Cory Doctorow SF and F Best 06 : The Dala Horse - Michael Swanwick SF and F Best 06 : The Corpse Painter’s Masterpiece - M Rickert SF and F Best 06 : The Paper Menagerie - Ken Liu SF and F Best 06 : Steam Girl - Dylan Horrocks SF and F Best 06 : After the Apocalypse - Maureen F. McHugh SF and F Best 06 : Underbridge - Peter S. Beagle SF and F Best 06 : Relic - Jeffrey Ford SF and F Best 06 : The Invasion of Venus - Stephen Baxter SF and F Best 06 : Woman Leaves Room - Robert Reed SF and F Best 06 : Restoration - Robert Shearman SF and F Best 06 : The Onset of a Paranormal Romance - Bruce Sterling SF and F Best 06 : Catastrophic Disruption of the Head - Margo Lanagan SF and F Best 06 : The Last Ride of the Glory Girls - Libba Bray SF and F Best 06 : The Book of Phoenix Excerpted from The Great Book - Nnedi Okorafor SF and F Best 06 : Digging - Ian McDonald SF and F Best 06 : The Man Who Bridged the Mist - Kij Johnson SF and F Best 06 : Goodnight Moons - Ellen Klages Barbarian bees, Mycroft and Sherlock. 3 out of 5 Insect diplomacy. 3 out of 5 Sorry losing. 2.5 out of 5 Vampires are lame. 3 out of 5 Coyote game. 3 out of 5 Vosth dominance adaptation honesty leavetaking. 4.5 out of 5 Maybe fly slappy discovery. 3 out of 5 Made for each other. 3.5 out of 5 Alien sea dragon blowup killings. 3.5 out of 5 Azrael's Red-Green collateral damage equation nuke return. 4 out of 5 Dead mall. 3 out of 5 Music prison. 2.5 out of 5 Old [Hero] mummy. 3 out of 5 Loony Goony. 3 out of 5 Loony Goony. 3 out of 5 Bone fix. 3 out of 5 Lively folds a bit. 3 out of 5 Martian Rose smaller. 3 out of 5 No, not the same anymore. 3 out of 5 Troll grab. 3 out of 5 Boring holy toe sucking sermon. 1.5 out of 5 Fought off by blowing up Neptune and smooshing them. 3.5 out of 5 Alive machine. 3 out of 5 Gallery old. 2.5 out of 5 A, B hide. 2.5 out of 5 Please shoot the royals. 2.5 out of 5 Time freezing train robbing. 3 out of 5 Tower 7 research, hot. 3.5 out of 5 Big one, Tash. 3 out of 5 Maybe big islands. 2.5 out of 5 Martian baby. 3 out of 5 2 out of 5

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