fiction fantasy science fiction short stories adventurous medium-paced

368 pages | first published 2015

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Science fiction and fantasy enjoy a long literary tradition, stretching from Mary Shelley, H. G. Wells, and Jules Verne to Ray Bradbury, Ursula K. Le Guin, and William Gibson. In The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy award-winning editor J...
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Summary of 138 reviews


reflective 83%
adventurous 66%
dark 50%
emotional 50%
funny 33%
hopeful 33%
informative 33%
inspiring 33%
mysterious 33%
challenging 16%
lighthearted 16%
tense 16%


fast 50%
slow 25%
medium 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 66% | A mix: 33%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 75% | N/A: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

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