I guess I'm going to keep watching this show after a dude's girlfriend gets killed to level up his guilt and the oppressed/marginalized/enslaved angry rebel folks are mostly white? Because that's what TV is giving me? I liked the Islam in SF anthology, and appreciate this look back at the submissions Starting a new reading project. I'm going to try logging my reactions in the comments as I go. I've been thinking about two reading projects this year - a Hobbit/Lord of the Rings dive (focusing on language & the ways Tolkien-as-professor bleeds into the books), and reading some classic Science Fiction to give myself some context about what this ge... I don't remember who suggested this, but it's an excellent story from Terraform (cc @SFF_Reader) Latest episode is a look back at 2016 & ahead to 2017. Plenty of SFF recommendations (novels & short fiction), looking back at the Fireside Fiction report & the birth of Fiyah Lit Mag, and more. Here's my first draft of Hugo nominations, at least the ones I care about (read - the fan stuff, because as far as I'm concerned the saving grace of the Hugos is getting to cheer on the people who've made me a better reader). It's absolutely excellent! I need to digest a bit, and there are quirks in how revelations happen in the second half that worked when I was reading them but clunk in retrospect, but I love this book very much.