Tachyon tidbits featuring R. B. Lemberg, Hannu Rajaniemi & Jacob Weisman, Lavie Tidhar, and Alastair Reynolds

The latest reviews and mentions of Tachyon titles and authors from around the web.

READS RAINBOW cites 5 Reasons To Read R. B. Lemberg’s forthcoming THE FOUR PROFOUND WEAVES. Here’s three of them:

The worldbuilding is incredibly intriguing, and detailed, so that you will find yourself just wanting to read more and more of the world. Good thing this is an entire 12 novella series, then!

The writing is gorgeous and evocative and you will feel as though you are really in the world.

It’s got a fun and creative magic system, one of the most inventive we’ve read.

Cover by Elizabeth Story based on initial concepts by Francesca Myman

Peter Flom for MEDIUM praises Hannu Rajaniemi and Jacob Weisman‘s THE NEW VOICES OF SCIENCE FICTION. Flom singles out “Mother Tongues” by S. Qiouyi Lu, “Our Lady of the Open Road” by Sarah Pinsker, “A Series of Steaks” by Vina Jie-Min Prasad, “Welcome to your Authentic Indian Experience TM” by Rebecca Roanhorse, “Openness” by Alexander Weinstein, and “Utopia, LOL?” by Jami Wahls.

All the stories are well written, but in any such collection, each reader will like some stories more than others.

Cover art by Matt Dixon
Cover design by Elizabeth Story

Via Twitter, The Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction announced the finalists for the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, which includes Lavie Tidhar’s “New Atlantis“. Congrats to Lavie and all the honorees.

At THE ECLECTIC BOOK REVIEW, Steve Harris enjoys Alastair Reynolds’ SLOW BULLETS.

Good, solid, science fiction space opera. Baddies and goodies, an interesting universe and a problem to solve. Life and Death in space with well-drawn characters and challenges to overcome.

Big enough to tell the whole story, not to big to be cumbersome or hard-to-handle.

Science fiction as it should be written.

Cover art by Thomas Canty
Design by Elizabeth Story