I have a special love for science fiction that examines the nature of humanity and the speculates about the results of our strivings. My current favorites include Ann Leckie, Helen Oyeyemi, and Jo Walton.
These movies were made during a rough time for the world. Forget your troubles for a moment and watch one.
When Halloween approaches I enjoy indulging in something a little dark. Here's a selection of stories featuring ghost children, haunted houses, and the malevolent world behind the veil of reason.
Du Maurier, Daphne
The space opera, Afrofuturism, language-shaped-realities and post-apocalyptic reads that were the highlights of my reading year.
Butler, Octavia E.
Bujold, Lois McMaster
Seven fun science fiction series to while away those long and sunny days.
Corey, James S. A.
Winters, Ben H.
These space operas send characters questing across galaxies. Some fun, some thoughtful, all grand.
Hamilton, Peter F.
Rusch, Kristine Kathryn
Cherryh, C. J.