Artificial Consciousness? Or Artificial Intelligence?
The term “Artificial Intelligence” gets thrown around so much these days it loses meaning. It’s become a catch-all term for all machine learning when, often in pop culture, the device or program in question is actually an Artificial Consciousness or, I don’t know, an interface designed to emulate human interaction. Though related, the differences can […]Read More
Announcing The New Novella From Becky Chambers: To Be Taught, If Fortunate
Okay, okay, we’ve teased you enough for one day! Today, we’re thrilled to announce a new novella from Becky Chambers: To Be Taught, If Fortunate. This completely standalone novella is set in a world where explorers of the solar system transform themselves in order to survive the harsh environments of the planets they visit. Carrying […]Read More
Our Favourite Books of 2018
Best books 2018 An Absolutely Remarkable Thing – Hank Green I have long been aware of John and Hank Green for their youtube channel and online presence, but I’m ashamed to admit that I had never picked up one of John’s book. I decided the remedy this problem by reading his brother, Hank’s book, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing instead. […]Read More
Hodderscape Reading Challenge 2019
It’s the mooost wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas. It’s that glorious time in between Christmas and New Year’s Day when you get to look back on the year just past, make plans for the year to come… AND your house may just be full of leftover tasty things that need polishing […]Read More
12 new sci-fi and fantasy books to look forward to in 2019
It’s the time of year again when we gaze into our crystal ball, and look at all the new books we’re publishing in 2019. We’ve got something for everyone, from some stunning debuts, sequels that we’ve been dying to read, plus some old time favourites who you’re about to fall in love with all over […]Read More
Wiffle Lever to Full!: what does it even mean?
I think the phrase ‘Wiffle Lever to Full!’ epitomises everything I’ve ever loved about British science fiction. Which is odd, because it’s a phrase that has never passed the lips of any lantern-jawed hero, scheming villainess, clanking robot or hulking, slime-encrusted alien in any film or TV show that I’ve ever seen. It’s a […]Read More
Extract: Light Years by Kass Morgan
Light Years is the first book in a thrilling new sci-fi series by Kass Morgan, bestselling author of The 100 series. It follows a group of teenage cadets who attend an interstellar military academy in a galaxy far away. From very different planets and circumstances, these cadets have to learn to work together, all the while harbouring […]Read More