Bewildering Stories’ Third Quarterly Review, 2008
The Editors’ Choices: issues 297-307
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Bewildering Stories continues Year 7 with the Review Editors’ selection of favorites from the third quarter of 2008. 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, but they’re not a contest or competition in the strict sense of the term. There are no quotas: everything or nothing might 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, lively and insightful. A big Thank You to Agnes Blom, Bill Bowler, Bertil Falk, Gary Inbinder, R D Larson, Michael E. Lloyd, Carmen Ruggero, and Lewayne L. White.
We also express our 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.
We’ll resume regular publication with issue 308 on October 6, 2008.
Part III Flash Fiction
The Quarter’s Best Issues
Part V The Order of the Hot Potato
The Quarter’s Most Bewildering Issues
Selections are listed in alphabetical order by author.
Multiple titles are listed in chronological order.
All serialized works must have concluded in or before issue 307 in order to qualify.
|Novella||Bertil Falk, Bias and Vanity|
Maxwell James, Losing Schwartz|
Danielle L. Parker, The Bats of Elvidner
Emanuele Pettener, Grassona
Shannon J. Prince, Why Magicians Have No Epitaphs
Essays and Memoirs
Bertil Falk, A Miracle Called Emma|
Richard Thieme, Break, Memory
|Memoir||Gabriel Timar, African Poverty|
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Jack Alcott, Grim Legion
Sam Ivey, Gilboy’s Quest
Martin Kerharo, The Dohani War
Harry Lang, The Mountains of the Eldritch Sea
Slawomir Rapala, Aezubah, the Crimson General
Michael E. Lloyd, Donna’s Men|
Michael E. Lloyd, Missing Emilie
Michael E. Lloyd, Observation One
Michael E. Lloyd, Observation Two
Michael E. Lloyd, Observation Three
Danielle L. Parker, In a Pig’s Eye
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