Category Archives: The Nameless Zine

Review: “Aurora” by Kim Stanley Robinson

Aurora Kim Stanley Robinson ★★★★★ Orbit, 2015. My God, I loved this book. Kim Stanley Robinson’s latest is a bit of a departure, casting aside the optimism of interplanetary colonization that marked the “Mars” trilogy and the magnificent 2312 for a … Continue reading

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Review: “Lagoon” by Nnedi Okorafor

Lagoon Nnedi Okorafor ★★★★ Saga Press, 2015, originally published 2014. Earlier this year, K. Tempest Bradford attracted a lot of flak asking readers to not read works by cis white males for a year. While I haven’t fully committed to … Continue reading

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Review: “Amada” by Ernest Cline

Armada Ernest Cline ★ Crown, 2015. “I was staring out the classroom window and daydreaming of adventure when I spotted the flying saucer.” A nice opening to Armada, the hotly anticipated follow-up to Ernest Cline’s best-selling paean to ’80s pop … Continue reading

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Review: “Harrison Squared” by Daryl Gregory

Harrison Squared Daryl Gregory ★★★★ Tor, 2015. What if H.P Lovecraft had written a tale of rebellious teenagers fighting stygian horror? We don’t need to ask, since Daryl Gregory has with this prequel to We Are All Completely Fine, his … Continue reading

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Review: “Half the World” by Joe Abercrombie

Half the World Joe Abercrombie ★★★★ Del Rey, 2015. “Of all things, men most love to watch others face Death. It reminds them they yet live.” Joe Abercrombie has spent the past decade destroying traditional fantasy tropes, ushering the age of … Continue reading

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