Locus is the magazine of the science fiction, fantasy, and horror publishing fields, with book reviews, author interviews, news, and listings.
Locus Issue # 666 (July 2016) contains interviews with Peter Straub and Joe Hill; a new column by Cory Doctorow; a special report on 2016 SFWA Nebula Conference and WisCon 40; and reviews of short fiction and books by Nina Allan, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, Stephen King, Claire North, Charles Stross, Fran Wilde, and many others.
Magazine Issues reviewed in this issue (indicating reviewer)
Asimov’s June 2016 (Rich Horton) Clarkesworld May 2016 (Rich Horton) F&SF May/June 2016 (Rich Horton) Mothership Zeta #3 2016 (Rich Horton) Tor.com April 2016 (Rich Horton) Uncanny May/June 2016 (Rich Horton)
Books reviewed in this issue, listed by author (indicating reviewer)
Allan, Nina • The Race (Gary K. Wolfe) Allen, Mike, ed. • Clockwork Phoenix 5 (Rich Horton) Asher, Neal • War Factory (Russell Letson) Bond, Gwenda • Lois Lane: Double Down (Colleen Mondor) Falksen, G. D. • The Transatlantic Conspiracy (Colleen Mondor) Gaiman, Neil • The View from the Cheap Seats (Gary K. Wolfe) Hill, Joe • The Fireman (John Langan) Hill, Joe • The Fireman (Stefan Dziemianowicz) Howard, Kat • Roses and Rot (Liz Bourke) Kay, Guy Gavriel • Children of Earth and Sky (Cecilia Holland) King, Stephen • End of Watch (Stefan Dziemianowicz) Llewellyn, Livia • Furnace (John Langan) McAuley, Paul • Into Everywhere (Russell Letson) McKillip, Patricia A. • Dreams of Distant Shores (Faren Miller) Moreno-Garcia, Silvia, & Paula R. Stiles, eds. • She Walks in Shadows (John Langan) North, Claire • The Sudden Appearance of Hope (Gary K. Wolfe) Richardson, E. E. • Spirit Animals (Liz Bourke) Strahan, Jonathan, ed. • Drowned Worlds (Gary K. Wolfe) Stross, Charles • The Nightmare Stacks (Russell Letson) VanderMeer, Ann, & Jeff VanderMeer, eds. • The Big Book of Science Fiction (Faren Miller) Vyleta, Dan • Smoke (Faren Miller) Walters, Damien Angelica • Paper Tigers (John Langan) Wilde, Fran • The Jewel and Her Lapidary (Rich Horton)
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