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Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2019 Edition: A Tor.com Original

by Elizabeth Bear (Contributor)

Other authors: Siobhan Carroll (Contributor), John Chu (Contributor), Greg Egan (Contributor), Kathleen Ann Goonan (Contributor), S. L. Huang (Contributor)18 more, Carole Johnstone (Contributor), KJ Kabza (Contributor), Erinn L. Kemper (Contributor), Mary Robinette Kowal (Contributor), Rich Larson (Contributor), M. Evan MacGriogair (Contributor), Seanan McGuire (Contributor), Lis Mitchell (Contributor), Mimi Mondal (Contributor), Annalee Newitz (Contributor), Silvia Park (Contributor), Laurie Penny (Contributor), Brenda Peynado (Contributor), Christopher Rowe (Contributor), Rivers Solomon (Contributor), Karin Tidbeck (Contributor), JY Yang (Contributor), E. Lily Yu (Contributor)

Series: Some of the Best from Tor.com (2019)

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• “Deriving Life” by Elizabeth Bear – an alien symbiosis of love and death. Excellent.
• “For He Can Creep” by Siobhan Carroll – ghastly picaresque nonsense.
• “Beyond the El” by John Chu – sibling rivalry and complex meals. Good.
• “Zeitgeber” by Greg Egan – timeslips disrupt family life. Very Good.
• “One/Zero” by Kathleen Ann Goonan – refugees organise a better world with the help od an emergent AI. Very Good.
• “Skinner Box” by Carole Johnstone – experiments in space. Dull, DNF.
• “The Song” by Erinn L. Kemper – whales get angry. Dull, DNF.
• “Articulated Restraint” by Mary Robinette Kowal – another entry into her “Lady Astronaut” world. Good.
• “Painless” by Rich Larson – macho cyborg stuff. Dull, DNF.
• “Seonag and the Seawolves” by M. Evan MacGriogair - some Celtic mythology nonsense. Dull, DNF.
• “Any Way the Wind Blows” by Seanan McGuire – entertaining parallel worlds story. Good.
• “Blue Morphos in the Garden” by Lis Mitchell – death as bodily transformation into objects. Interesting ideas. Good
• “His Footsteps, Through Darkness and Light” by Mimi Mondal – tedious Arabian nights stuff. DNF.
• “Old Media” by Annalee Newitz – how to love a cyborg. Excellent.
• “More Real Than Him” by Silvia Park – geek-girl roboticists search for true love. Interesting.
• “The Hundredth House Had No Walls” by Laurie Penny - quirky fairy-tale romance with a feminist perspective. Good.
• “The Touches” by Brenda Peynado - a society living in VR because the world is so contaminated. Quite good.
• “Knowledgeable Creatures” by Christopher Rowe - fantasy about an uplifted detective dog. OK but peters out at the end.
• “Blood Is Another Word for Hunger” by Rivers Solomon - meandering fantasy. DNF.
• “The Last Voyage of Skidbladnir” by Karin Tidbeck - Giant, space-faring hermit crab! What's not to like!
• “Circus Girl, The Hunter, and Mirror Boy” by JY Yang - meandering fantasy. dnf.
• Water, a history by K J Kabza - an old, sick woman and a young girl bond on a dusty exoplanet. Excellent and quite moving.
• As the Last I may know by S L Huang - heavy-handed tale about war and sacrifice. Poor.
• “The Time Invariance of Snow” by E. Lily Yu – Entrancing mythologies entwined with physics. Excellent. ( )
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Bear, ElizabethContributorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Carroll, SiobhanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chu, JohnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Egan, GregContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Goonan, Kathleen AnnContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Huang, S. L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnstone, CaroleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kabza, KJContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kemper, Erinn L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kowal, Mary RobinetteContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Larson, RichContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
MacGriogair, M. EvanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McGuire, SeananContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mitchell, LisContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mondal, MimiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Newitz, AnnaleeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Park, SilviaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Penny, LaurieContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Peynado, BrendaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rowe, ChristopherContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Solomon, RiversContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Tidbeck, KarinContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Yang, JYContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Yu, E. LilyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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