Fourth Quarterly Review, 2010
The Editors’ Choices: issues 402-412
“The place to be at Bewildering Stories”
Everything in green is a link.
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Bewildering Stories ends the year with the Review Editors’ selection of favorites from the fourth quarter of 2010. New readers will have easy access to the recent best of Bewildering Stories, and veteran readers will have a chance to catch up on anything they may have missed.
The Quarterly Reviews are Bewildering Stories’ honor roll. While they’re not a contest or competition in the strict sense of the term, we’ll match them against any contest or poll in terms of fairness. And there are no quotas: everything or nothing in any genre may qualify for a Quarterly Review. The Review Editors vote according to their estimate of each work’s success on its own terms.
As always, the Review Board’s discussions have been extensive and lively. A big Thank You to Bill Bowler, Bertil Falk, Gary Inbinder, Harry Lang, Michael E. Lloyd, Marina J. Neary, Carmen Ruggero and Lewayne L. White.
We also express special gratitude to our Coordinating Editor Bill Bowler and the Associate Editors. Their insightful and detailed critiques of submissions help us set what we like to think is an Internet standard for editorial practice and for service to our contributors and readers.
Finally and foremost we congratulate the authors represented here. They and their works have well earned the honor. We hope they will inspire all our contributors.
Reminder: everything in green is a link.
The following tables also serve as a linked index to all the genres and sections in the Review.
|Titles selected of titles eligible|
1 of 1
2 of 2
1 of 1
24 of 47
2 of 9|
11 of 18
3 of 7
The Quarter’s Best Issues
The Order of the Hot Potato
The Quarter’s Most Bewildering Issues
- Selections are listed in alphabetical order by author unless noted otherwise.
- Italics indicate that the serial has titled chapters.
- All serialized works — with the possible exception of intermittent serials — must have concluded in or before issue 412 in order to be eligible.
|Novel||Michael E. Lloyd, Donna’s Men|
Kir Bulychëv, Half a Life|
Oonah V. Joslin, A Genie in a Jam
|Drama||Marina J. Neary, Hugo in London|
The Art Gallery and Reading Room are excepted from the Quarterly Reviews.
The Critics’ Corner, Discussions, Letters
Count Past Twenty, Hold Your Fire
The Future Ridiculous Tense
This Page Does Too Exist
Five Degrees of Integration
Chocolate Eggs and Ham
|Stefan Brenner on “To the Meadow’s Edge”|
Available at Bewildering Press
Jack Alcott, Grim Legion
Colin P. Davies, Tall Tales on the Iron Horse
Sam Ivey, Gilboy’s Quest
Slawomir Rapala, Aezubah, the Crimson General
Michael E. Lloyd, Observation One|
Michael E. Lloyd, Observation Two
Michael E. Lloyd, Observation Three
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