Our Favorite Books of 2017

The year is nearly over, so it’s time for some best-of book recommendations. We gathered together and reviewed our recently-read book pile to make a list of our favorites to share with you. Here they are in no particular order. Wendy J. Fox Grand-prize winner of...

The Earth That Was

By Andrew Gifford “Earth that was could no longer sustain us, we were so many.” The film Serenity opens with a fleet of generation ships leaving a polluted, ruined Earth behind and heading for the system that’s the setting for the movie and the TV series that preceded...

The Post-Apocalypse Part Three: Hell is Other People

By Andrew Gifford In part two of my post-apocalypse rant, I talked about the Pelbar Cycle, which is a seven-part series all about people learning to get along a thousand years after the apocalypse. But that’s not something you often see in tales of the...

Amanda Pell and the Post-Post Apocalypse

by Andrew Gifford The post-apocalyptic genre is all the rage now in the literary world. I can’t even keep up with the new titles that come out. That wasn’t always the case, though. When I was young, to fulfill my post-apocalyptic cravings, I had to comb through the...

My Little Apocalypse: The Post-Apocalypse Genre in Literature

By Andrew Gifford If there’s one thing I love, it’s the apocalypse. So can I write a quarterly column rambling wildly about my favorite pre- and post-apocalypse literature? I’m going to try, just so I can be That Guy. But, first, an introduction. My addiction to the...