Department header
Bewildering Stories

The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 651

Novels Jay-Bee stages a coup at Cosmitix. Jenny Appleseed is squeezed out of the superworld and emerges in the material realm. The CosmiGirls have plans of their own.
Bertrand Cayzac, Floozman in Space
A depleted diamond mine is turned into an aquarium. A theme park attracts tourists. That, too, is good... for a while.
Elous Telma, Oikos Nannion
Novellas Frank and Dippy are cornered by pursuers. Might an interdimensional meteorite come as a blessing in disguise? Terry L. Mirll, Karat Cake, part 3.

Aaron needs to repay a loan to his friend, Bud. When Aaron applies for a job in a bagel shop, the interviewer, Anini, asks him some rather odd questions.
Bruce Pavalon, Space Girl Blues
Short
Stories
How might the new lord of a manor settle some very old scores between ancestral enemies? Arthur Davis, Dunsmoor, part 1; conclusion

New contributor Tobacco Jones introduces Marco, who learns an old truth. Money is power, and vice-versa, especially in the illicit drug trade: Brain Antenna, part 1; part 2; conclusion.
Flash
Fiction
Sally Rose doesn’t need Sheriff Anderson to tell her there are bad people out in the world. She knows one of them all too well, and he’s come to visit: Gary Clifton, What Comes Around.
Poetry Michael D. Amitin, Sirens Ringing Dry
Short
Poetry
Denny Marshall, Zebra Galaxy
James Robert Rudolph, A Vigor’s Waning

Departments

Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Tobacco Jones.
The Critics’
Corner
Bertrand Cayzac, The Scandal
Don Webb, Nothing and Somethingness
The Art
Gallery
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, This Week’s Sky at a Glance

Randomly selected Bewildering motto:

Randomly selected classic rejection notice:

Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:

“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

Readers’ reactions are always welcome.
Please write!

Return to top

date Copyright January 18, 2016 by Bewildering Stories

Home Page