Monday, April 02, 2012

Lightspeed 20 - John Joseph Adams

The original stuff is all mediocre or worse barring the Liu to give this lot with the very good Gene Wars and excellent Weyr Search a 3.22.

Lightspeed 20 : How Many Miles to Babylon? - Megan Arkenberg
Lightspeed 20 : Gene Wars - Paul McAuley
Lightspeed 20 : Always True to Thee, in My Fashion - Nancy Kress
Lightspeed 20 : The Five Elements of the Heart Mind - Ken Liu
Lightspeed 20 : On the Acquisition of Phoenix Eggs Variant - Marissa Lingen
Lightspeed 20 : You Have Never Been Here - M. Rickert
Lightspeed 20 : Blue Lace Agate - Sarah Monette
Lightspeed 20 : A State of Variance - Aimee Bender
Lightspeed 20 : Weyr Search - Anne McCaffrey

Thump thump chase monster hunt.

3 out of 5

Shoggoth larvae, Skylark partner.

3 out of 5

A man becomes an agent for a firm specialising in genetically modified food, after coming up through the ranks. Eventually, he goes in own way. Pretty savage, this one.

4 out of 5

Emotional models.

3.5 out of 5

Emotional models.

3.5 out of 5

Doctor train.

2.5 out of 5

Hot defective song cousin.

3 out of 5

Sorta lopsided.

2 out of 5

Teleportin' time-shiftin' meteor shootin' dragon recruitin'.

4.5 out of 5



3 out of 5

http://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/issues/jan-2012-issue-20/

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