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Review: “Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space),” ed. Catherine Lundoff

Pros: Just plain piratic fun! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Catherine Lundoff edits the anthology Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space). The stories in here run the gamut from whimsical and charming to somewhat dark. They

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Review: “Them Bones,” Howard Waldrop

Pros: Fantastically original Cons: Meanders weirdly Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Howard Waldrop’s Them Bones is a bizarre and mystifying read. At a 1929 archaeological site in Louisiana, Dr. Kincaid and Bessie Level discover a thirteenth-century burial mound… with horses’

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Review: “H.G. Wells, Secret Agent,” Alex Shvartsman

Pros: Fun, silly light reading material Cons: Fairly reader-dependent Rating: 3 out of 5 In Alex Shvartsman’s H. G. Wells, Secret Agent, it’s an alternate history spy-vs-spy world, where all the truly brilliant inventors work for one government or another.

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"Other Earths," Gevers & Lake

Pros: Fascinating concepts; some strong and unusual stories Cons: Some stories stronger on concept than execution; the usual variable quality in an anthology Rating: 4 out of 5

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