The landmark anthology series of international speculative fiction returns with volume 5 of The Apex Book of World SF. Cris Jurado joins series editor Lavie Tidhar to highlight the best speculative fiction from around the world.
Cyberpunk from Spain, Singapore and Japan; mythology from Venezuela, Korea and First Nations; stories of the dead from Zimbabwe and Egypt, and space wonders from India, Germany... [click here for more]
"Mary Turzillo has crafted an extraordinary tale of teenaged adventure on a harsh planet. Heroines Nanoannie and Kapera use bravery and ingenuity to survive on a vividly imagined future Mars." —Brenda Cooper, author of Edge of Dark
"Mars Girls delivers real-feeling characters in a fast-moving, exciting space adventure." —Kij Johnson, author... [click here for more]
After Archangels materialise over the bloodbaths of WWII, they take up residence in most of the world’s major cities. But what would happen if, more than quarter of a century later, something somehow managed to kill these supreme beings? Killarney knows and, as an agent working for the Bureau, a British agency that’s so secret it doesn’t officially exist, she finds herself embroiled... [click here for more]
The Overseers may call it Hell, but for Leila and the other clones, the mining base on asteroid Mizushima-00109 is the only home they’ve ever known. But then Leila’s sister Lily is murdered, and the Overseers seem less interested in solving the crime than in making their mining quota and returning to Earth.
Leila decides to find the murderer, just... [click here for more]
Last of a Kind is about the Church of Theatrical Explosions, using an exemption in a theological future of censorship to show good old old fashioned 20th century action flicks on the International Space Station and efforts to shut them down. Perfect Pie is about a legal case in the 9 Prime Worlds which regard all other alternate timelines as false. A man has been asked to find 'the perfect pie' but... [click here for more]