Thursday, December 13, 2012

Lightspeed Magazine 27 - John Joseph Adams

A good, solid issue. Lightspeed 27 : A Separate War - Joe Haldeman Lightspeed 27 : Kitty Steals the Show Excerpt - Carrie Vaughn Lightspeed 27 : The Bookmaking Habits of Select Species - Ken Liu Lightspeed 27 : Love Might Be Too Strong a Word - Charlie Jane Anders Lightspeed 27 : Flash Bang Remember - Tina Connolly and Caroline M. Yoachim Lightspeed 27 : Slow Life - Michael Swanwick Lightspeed 27 : The Necromancer in Love - Wil McCarthy Lightspeed 27 : Breaking the Frame - Kat Howard Lightspeed 27 : Cotillion - Delia Sherman Lightspeed 27 : A Moment Before It Struck - Linda Nagata War waiting, bi the way. 4 out of 5 “I was giving the keynote address for the First International Conference on Paranatural Studies. I figured if I didn’t think about it too much I wouldn’t get nervous. “That would be no,” I said, with more of a wince than a smile. Shaun just laughed. Ben and I were the last to leave. We made sure everyone else was safe and happy, keeping it together, before we took one last look around our wild refuge, gave each other another kiss, got in the car, and headed out to the rest of our day. There it was. Full moon over for another month. We traveled back to reality, such as it was. A few days later found me deeply embroiled in the act of making my living. I was trying to do meaty on the show tonight. Meaty was good. And not just rare steaks or fresh kill for the Wolf. Meat—real topical substance—gave me credibility. Sometimes, it even gave me answers.” 3 out of 5 Alien writing. 2.5 out of 5 Be Dot, with bog oysters, preferably fried. 3.5 out of 5 Girl 23 plant killer. 3.5 out of 5 Flying first contact breakdown breakthrough confession comeback. 4 out of 5 Revivalist profile. 4 out of 5 Tree model. 2.5 out of 5 Hell boy tithe grapple rescue. 3 out of 5 Smoke the Dread Hammer. 3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5

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