The Gremlin’s Library: “Eternity Ltd.” by Carole de Monclin

"He was about to contact user support when the trees that had been swaying slowly in the breeze froze, the cicadas stopped singing, and the sun became fixed above the horizon. A message filled the sky: “Sunset #864 unavailable.”" -Carole de Monclin, "Eternity Ltd.", The Arcanist Nov. 28th This is a cynical little flash fiction … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: “Eternity Ltd.” by Carole de Monclin

The Gremlin’s Library: “Female Computer Wanted: Apply Within” by Innocent Chizaram Ilo

FEMALE COMPUTER WANTED, APPLY WITHIN Chybuz Cyber Café (3C) is currently in need of a female computer for urgent administrative duties. Qualifications: 1— 100% recycled plastic (Metal junks need not apply. Although exceptions will be made for applicants with metalloid circu boards and minor metal fittings) 2— Full 360° flexibility. 3— Attractive features (Pimped ride … Continue reading The Gremlin’s Library: “Female Computer Wanted: Apply Within” by Innocent Chizaram Ilo

ICYMI: Reedsy Review – WE ARE OMEGA by Justin Woolley

Great ideas and evocative writing but suffers from an overdose of tropes and a love for violence. We Are Omega is an alien-invasion story built on an almost-too-familiar template, in which Molly McManus and Wells Marsden, two Australian teenagers, find themselves fighting the supposedly-benevolent Xenocrustaceans. The book takes cues from Stargate SG-1, Tomorrow When The War Began and … Continue reading ICYMI: Reedsy Review – WE ARE OMEGA by Justin Woolley

Review: ANYONE by Charles Soule

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Cyberpunk as a genre isn't dead, but it's definitely not what it used to be. When we talk about cyberpunk, it's hard to avoid harkening back to the classics - Mirrorshades, Neuromancer, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? - because cyberpunk took place in … Continue reading Review: ANYONE by Charles Soule

Review: IMPOSTORS by Scott Westerfeld

I read the Uglies trilogy in full when I was in either middle school or early high school, and to this day they’re some of my favourite dystopian novels. Without the same simplicity of concept that plagues Divergent and other dystopian YA, the Uglies trilogy spoke directly to (what I now recognize as) my dysphoria … Continue reading Review: IMPOSTORS by Scott Westerfeld