Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021 (The Best American Series ®)

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The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2021 is now out! The stories have been selected by series editor John Joseph Adams and a guest editor, the best-selling author Veronica Roth. Between fantasy and science fiction, there is a lot that this book covers. From a family’s grudge against a giant crawdad to AI-controlled generation spaceships. From African mysticism and indigenous views to experimental medicine to space flight, these stories cover a range of science fiction and fantasy themes. There are even lessons about how a small community deals with a plague.

The authors represented in this book reflect the diversity of the Americas, and their ideas reflect the same. Some of the stories are more whimsical while others remain serious, and many of the stories deal with grief, which after last two years some might find helpful. Short stories are a wonderful way to tell a tale, and these authors excel at the format. To be able to express a complete piece of fiction in under 18,000 words is an accomplishment. Having been selected as among the best short stories makes these tales worth reading. Fantasy and science fiction fans will all find something they like in this anthology.

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Author Roth
Star Count 3.5/5
Format Trade
Page Count 432 pages
Publisher Mariner
Publish Date 12-Oct-2021
ISBN 9780358469964 Buy this Book
Issue January 2022
Category Science Fiction & Fantasy