A Nostalgic Watchlist for the Stressed Out Millennial

When I first pitched this piece last spring, I was desperately attempting to stay the covid doldrums by binge watching movies from my childhood. It was lockdown and I couldn’t go to work, couldn’t visit family and friends, and only left the house once a week for a hasty, sanitizer-drenched trips to the grocery store. Nostalgia (and steamy romance novels) was pretty much the only thing keeping me functioning. Then the lockdown was lifted and a lot of us went back to work, and forgot all about this pitch. What was the point? We’d be done with this virus thing by fall, surely, winter at the latest.


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Short Speculative Fiction: January 2021

Ah, January! The start of a new year. Hope springs, life goes on, and new short speculative fiction appears in my inbox like magic. We have some returning favorites in this month’s spotlight and some brand new names. Lots of creepy fantasy and some distressing science fiction. Sorry to those looking for light and fluffy. This month, my ten picks are deep and dark…

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New Young Adult Speculative Fiction February 2021

I come bearing gifts of great reading! Here’s a comprehensive guide to young adult speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, horror) being published in February 2021. Up first is a short list of the books I highly recommend, followed by a long list of basically every book being published.

Get your library cards and indie bookstore pre-orders ready, y’all.

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