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Analog Science Fiction and Fact - January/February 2017 - Vol. CXXXVII, Nos. 1 & 2 by (Analog 29 December 2016 / ) - Analog Science Fiction and Fact - January/February 2017 - Vol. CXXXVII, Nos. 1 & 2

Table of Contents:
Novella:
The Proving Ground by Alec Nevala-Lee
Novelettes:
Twilight's Captives by Christopher L. Bennett
The Shallowest Waves by Thoraiya Dyer & Alvaro Zinos-Amaro
After the Harvest, Before the Fall by Scott Edelman
Whending My Way Back Home by Bill Johnson
Short Stories:
Orbit of Fire, Orbit of Ice by Andrew Barton
Long Haul by Marie DesJardin
Catching Zeus by Tom Jolly
Drifting Like Leaves, Falling Like Acorns by Marissa Lingen
Dall's Last Message by Antha Ann Adkins
The Last Mayan Aristocrat by Guy Stewart
Necessary Illusions by Tom Greene
Paradise Regained by Edward M. Lerner
Briz by Jay Werkheiser
Split Signal by Joel Richards
Science Fact:
Rendezvous with a Comet: How ESA's Rosetta Mission is Decoding Ancient Planetary Mysteries by Richard A. Lovett
Probability Zero:
Throw Me a Bone by Stanley Schmidt
Poetry:
New Planet Landscape 38 by Ken Poyner
What Fossils Don't Tell Us by Manny Frishberg
Ufology by F.J. Bergmann
Reader's Departments:
Guest Editorial: Canons to the Left, Canons to the Right by James Gunn
The Alternate View by John G. Cramer
Biolog: Tom Greene by Richard A. Lovett
In Times to Come
The Reference Library by Don Sakers
Brass Tacks
The 2016 Index
Analytical Laboratory Ballot
Upcoming Events by Anthony Lewis
(see review)

Apex Magazine - Issue 91, December 2016 by (Apex Magazine 27 December 2016 / ) - Apex Magazine - Issue 91, December 2016

Table of Contents:
Editorial
Words From the Editor-in-Chief by Jason Sizemore
Fiction:
Uncontainable by Helen Stubbs (original story)
I Remember the Future by Michael A. Burstein (reprint story)
The Love It Bears Fair Maidens by K.T. Bryski (original story)
Red Christmas by Lavie Tidhar (original story)
Christmas is Coming by Gina L. Grandi (reprint story)
Non-Fiction:
Interview with Author Helen Stubbs by Andrea Johnson
Tropes as Erasers: A Transgender Persepective by Keffy R.M. Kehrli (essay)
Remembering the Future Past: An Interview with Author Michael A. Burstein and Filmmaker Klayton Stainer
By the Cover by Lesley Conner (essay)
Interview with Cover Artist Billy Nunez by Russell Dickerson
Words for Thought: Short Fiction Review by A.C. Wise
Contributor Biographies
Poetry:
How to Know if Your House is Haunted and What to Do by M. Brett Gaffney (poem)
The Familiar by Donna Ison (poem)
Stainer by Eileen Maksym
(see review)

Asimov's Science Fiction January/February 2017 - Vol. 41 Nos. 1 & 2 - (Whole Numbers 492 & 493) by (Asimov's Science Fiction 28 December 2016 / ) - Asimov's Science Fiction January/February 2017 - Vol. 41 Nos. 1 & 2 - (Whole Numbers 492 & 493)

Table of Contents:
Novella:
The Speed of Belief by Robert Reed
Novelettes:
Tagging Bruno by Allen M. Steele
Fatherbond by Tom Purdom
The Catastrophe of Cities by Lisa Goldstein
The Meiosis of Cells and Exile by Octavia Cade
Short Stories:
Crimson Birds of Small Miracles by Sean Monahan
Still Life with Abyss by Jim Grimsley
Winter Timeshare by Ray Nayler
Pieces of Ourselves by Robert R. Chase
Destination by Jack Skillingstead
Starphone by Stephen Baxter
Blow, Winds, and Crack Your Cheeks by John Alfred Taylor
Poetry:
The Infinite Abyss by Peter Payack
Imperatives by Jane Yolen
Telepath's Lament by John Richard Trtek
Hubble's Constant by Marian Moore
Prince Ever After by Jane Yolen
William Carlos Williams Variation #3 by Robert Frazier
William Carlos Williams Variation #4 by Robert Frazier
Departments:
Editorial: Forty Years! by Sheila Williams
Reflection: Two Cheers for Piltdown Man by Robert Silverberg
On the Net: Ask Me Anything by James Patrick Kelly
Next Issue
On Books by Paul Di Filippo
Thirty-First Annual Reader's Award
2016 Index
The SF Conventional Calendar by Erwin S. Strauss
(see review)

Black Static #55 - Nov/Dec 2016 by (TTA Press 31 December 2016 / ) - Black Static #55 – Nov/Dec 2016

Table of Contents:
Coffinmaker's Blues - column by Stephen Volk
Notes From the Borderland - column by Lynda E. Rucker
McMara's Rock by Stephen Hargadon (Novelette)(illustrated by Ben Baldwin)
A Home in the Sky by Lisa Tuttle (illustrated by Richard Wagner)
Pigskin by David Hartley
Something Deadly, Something Dark by Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam
A Very Lonely Revolution by Simon Avery (novelette)(illustrated by George C. Cotronis)
Vaseline Footprints by Jeff Bowles
Case Notes - Book Reviews by Peter Tennant
Blood Spectrum - DVD/Blu-ray reviews by Gary Couzens
(see review)

Clarkesworld 123 – December 2016 by (Clarkesworld 26 December 2016 / ) - Clarkesworld 123 – December 2016

Table of Contents:
Fiction:
A Tower for the Coming World by Maggie Clark
Painter of Stars by Wang Yuan, translated by Andy Dudak
Checkerboard Planet by Eleanor Arnason
Blue Grey Blue by Yukimi Ogawa
A Future Far Too Bright by Yosef Lindell
A Soldier of the City by David Moles (Reprint)
The Most Famous Little Girl in the World by Nancy Kress (Reprint)
Non-fiction:
Bugs from Outer Space & Invasive Earth: Planetary Protection by Julie Novakova
Magician Spies and Wacky Rubbish: A Conversation with Bruce Sterling by Chris Urie
Another Word: The Joy of Helping by Ken Liu
Editor's Desk: Happy Holidays by Neil Clarke
Podcasts:
A Tower for the Coming World by Maggie Clark, read by Kate Baker
Painter of Stars by Wang Yuan, read by Kate Baker
Checkerboard Planet by Eleanor Arnason, read by Kate Baker
Blue Grey Blue by Yukimi Ogawa, read by Kate Baker
A Future Far Too Bright by Yosef Lindell, read by Kate Baker
Art:
Cosmonaut by Maciej Rebisz
(see review)

Flash Fiction Online – December 2016 by (Flash Fiction Online 31 December 2016 / ) - Flash Fiction Online – December 2016

Table of Contents:
Editorial - Change is Inevitable by Suzanne Vincent
Hinterlight Abbey by Kat Otis (Science Fiction)
A Menagerie of Grief by Kelly Sandoval (Fantasy)
A Box Full of Winter by Hannah Dela Cruz (Literary)
Molten Heart by Alexis A. Hunter (Science Fiction) (Reprint)
FXXK Writing: Election 2016 Edition by Jason Ridler (Article)
(see review)

Interzone #267 - Nov/Dec 2016 by (TTA Press 30 December 2016 / ) - Interzone #267 –Nov/Dec 2016

Table of Contents:
Interface:
Editorial: The James White Award by Martin McGrath
Future Interrupted by Jonathan McCalmont
Time Pieces by Nina Allan
Ansible Link by David Langford – News, Obituaries
Fiction:
Alts by Harmony Neal (illustrated by Richard Wagner)
Dogfights in Olympus and Other Absences by Ryan Row (illustrated by Jim Burns)
The Hunger of Auntie Tiger by Sarah Brooks
You Make Pattaya by Rich Larson (illustrated by Dave Senecal)
Rock, Paper, Incisors by David Cleden - James White Award Winner (illustrated by Martin Hanford)
My Generations Shall Praise by Samantha Henderson (illustrated by Richard Wagner)
Reviews:
Book Zone – Book Reviews
Mutant Popcorn by Nick Lowe - Film Reviews
Laser Fodder by Jason Lee - DVD/BlueRay Reviews
(see review)

Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet - No. 35 - December 2016 by (Small Beer Press 31 December 2016 / ) - Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet - No. 35 - December 2016

Table of Contents:
Fiction:
People Are Fragile Things You Should Know By Now by Danielle Mayabb
The History of Harrabash by James Warner
The Peach Orchard by Clinton Lawrence
The Ghost of the Cherry Blossom by Kate Story
Anonymized Orgies, Inc. by Jessy Randall
Presently Engulfing the Mid-Atlantic States by Andrew Ervin
The Equipoise with Lentils by Jack Larsen
Maria Taglioni and the Highwaymen by Diana M. Chien
Genius Loci by S.E. Clark
Extended Range; or, The Ascension Label by Henry Wessells
Above the Line by Emily Jace McLaughlin
Nonfiction:
Holiday Treats: Believe the Dream by Nicole Kimberling
About these Authors
Poetry:
Four Poems from Spook Speak, A Tale of Espionage by Catherine Fletcher
Cover:
A Wizard of Earthsea by Aatmaja Pandya (see review)

Lightspeed #79 - December 2016 by (Lightspeed 30 December 2016 / ) - Lightspeed #79 - December 2016

Table of Contents:
Science Fiction Stories:
The Cyborg, the Tinman, the Merchant of Death by Rich Larson (Original)
The Fifth Star in the Southern Cross by Margo Lanagan (Reprint)
The Venus Effect by Joseph Allen Hill (Original)
This is as I Wish to Be Restored by Christie Yant (Reprint)
Fantasy Stories:
The War Between the Water and the Road by William Alexander (Reprint)
Every Day Is the Full Moon by Carlie St. George (Original)
Daya and Dharma by Shweta Narayan (Reprint)
The Death of Paul Bunyan by Charles Payseur (Original)
Author Spotlights:
Rich Larson, Margo Lanagan, Joseph Allen Hill,
Christie Yant, William Alexander, Carlie St. George,
Shweta Narayan, and Charles Payseur.
Nonfiction:
Editorial, December 2016 by John Joseph Adams
Review: Arrival by Carrie Vaughan
Book Reviews: December 2016 by Amal El-Mohtar
Interview: Nancy Kress by The Geek's Guide to the Galaxy
Exclusive Paid Content:
Novella: Twenty Lights to "The Land of Snow" by Michael Bishop
Excerpt: The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
(see review)

Nightmare #51 - December 2016 by (Nightmare 30 December 2016 / ) - Nightmare #51- December 2016

Table of Contents:
Stories:
I Was a Teenage Werewolf by Dale Bailey (Original)
The Blood Drip by Brian Evenson (Reprint)
The Low, Dark Edge of Life by Livia Llewellyn (Original)
The Opera Singer by Priya Sridhar (Reprint)
Author Spotlights:
Dale Bailey, Brian Evenson, Livia Llewellyn, and Prita Sridhar.
Nonfiction:
Editorial, December 2016 by John Joseph Adams
The H Word: Audio Horror, the Menacing Stroll by Alex Hofelich
Artist Showcase: James T. Robb by Marina J. Lostetter
Panel Discussion: Penny Dreadful by the Geeks Guide to the Galaxy
(see review)

The Dark - Issue 20, January 2017 by (The Dark 30 December 2016 / ) - The Dark - Issue 20, January 2017

Table of Contents:
Editorial
Twilight Travels with the Grape-Paper Man by Sara Saab
Child of Thorns by Ray Cluley (Reprint)
Little Digs by Lisa L. Hannett
A Wisdom that is a Woe, a Woe that is Madness by E. Catherine Tobler (Reprint)
(see review)

The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction January/February 2017 – Volume 132, Nos.1 & 2 , Whole No.729 by (Fantasy & Science Fiction 30 December 2016 / ) - The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction January/February 2017 - Volume 132, Nos. 1 & 2, Whole No.729

Table of Contents:
Novellas:
Homecoming by Rachel Pollack
Novelets:
Vinegar and Cinnamon by Nina Kiriki Hoffman
One Way by Rick Norwood
Dunnage for the Soul by Robert Reed
There Used to Be Olive Trees by Rich Larson
Short Stories:
The Regression Test by Wole Talabi
A Gathering on Gravity's Shore by Gregor Hartmann
On the Problem of Replacement Children: Prevention, Coping, and Other Practical Strategies by Debbie Urbanski
Alexandria by Monica Byrne
Wetherfell's Reef Runics by Marc Laidlaw
Poems:
Kingship by Mary Soon Lee
Departments:
Books to Look For by Charles de Lint
Books by James Sallis
Science: Brainless Robots Stroll the Beach by Pat Murphy and Paul Doherty
Television: Stranger (Yet Oddly Familiar) Things by Tim Pratt
Coming Attractions
Curiosities by David Langford
Cartoons: Bill Long, Arthur Masear
Cover by Charles Vess for "Vinegar and Cinnamon"
(see review)

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