One Small Step For Man: A Review of The Long Earth


The Long Earth (2012) Written by: Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter Genre: Science Fiction Pages: 341 (Hardcover) Series: The Long Earth Book 1 Publisher: Harper Why I Chose It: It’s been on my list for awhile, actually. Mostly because I’m a sucker for a good cover and I really liked the look of this one, but also because Terry Pratchett…

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Revenge and Hippos: River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey


River of Teeth (2017) Written by: Sarah Gailey Genre: Alternate History Pages: 178 pages Publisher: Tor.com Why I Chose This: Hippos. I mean, I heard about this book and the amazing idea of hippos being bred as a meat source, and I was in love with the ridiculousness of it all. The premise: In the early 20th Century, the United States…

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Sound Off! Thor: Ragnarok


Welcome back to Sound Off!, a semi-regular column where members of Speculative Chic gather together to chat about the latest BIG THING in entertainment. This time, grab your mythical hammer and discuss Thor: Ragnarok, which premiered in the United States on Friday, November 3, 2017. Sound Off! is meant to be a reaction, but not necessarily a review. After all, while we are…

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My Favorite Things with Nancy O’Toole Meservier


They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, the weekly column where we grab someone in speculative circles to gab about the greatest in geek. This week, we sit down with librarian and Speculative Chic columnist, Nancy O’Toole Meservier. What does Nancy…

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Weekly Roundup, October 30-November 3


Welcome to November! I hope that you enjoyed the last little bit of October and our Halloween-flavored shenanigans. November is in full swing here at Speculative Chic, and we intend to enjoy every second of it. Have you kept up with this week? Whether you have or not, I’m here to put all of last week’s links in one handy…

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