This week’s torture is brought to you by the end of Spring Break. (Yes, it happens before spring even begins. That’s how we do things here in Arrakis.) Goodbye, beautiful afternoons of jogging around the neighborhood. Hello, A/C blasting office that forces me to wear sweaters in the summer.
The first round of reviews by the Clarke shadow jury are up. Here are the links, in case you missed them:
The Destructives by Matthew de Abaitua, reviewed by Nina Allan
Arrival of Missives by Aliya Whiteley, reviewed by Jonathan McCalmont
The Fifth Season by NK Jemisin, reviewed by Victoria Hoyle
The Core of the Sun by Johanna Sinisalo, reviewed by me
Central Station by Lavie Tidhar, reviewed by Maureen Kincaid Speller
A Field Guide to Reality by Joanna Kavenna, reviewed by Nina Allan
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, reviewed by Paul Kincaid
The Gradual by Christopher Priest, reviewed by David Hebblethwaite
Azanian Bridges by Nick Wood, reviewed by Paul Kincaid
(By the way, you are allowed to comment on the shadow jury site. It’s encouraged!)
This barely scratches the surface of the number of reviews we have set out to do, so stay tuned!