Alternate History

Anime roundup 10/19/2017: Keeping the Wheels Turning

Anime roundup 10/19/2017: Keeping the Wheels Turning

In this week's viewing: A few more premieres, and then trying to set the viewing lineup for the rest of the season. Read More »

Book Review: A Time of Need by Brent A. Harris

Book Review: A Time of Need by Brent A. Harris

A Time of Need, by Brent A. Harris, is a good, if flawed, alternate history focusing on what could have happened if George Washington had fought for the British instead of the American revolution, which was lead by Benedict Arnold. Read More »

Fall 2017 SF Anime Preview

Fall 2017 SF Anime Preview

The leaves will soon be falling, and so will a new batch of shows! Read More »

Book Review: Armistice by Harry Turtledove

Book Review: Armistice by Harry Turtledove

The final volume in Harry Turtledove's The Hot War trilogy is disappointing, but still worth reading. Read More »

Book Review: At the Table of Wolves by Kay Kenyon

Book Review: At the Table of Wolves by Kay Kenyon

At the Table of Wolves is another alternate history in which people with superhuman powers affect the course of World War II, but it doesn't compare to MJ-12 Shadows. Read More »

REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (July/August 2017)

REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (July/August 2017)

The July/August edition of F&SF features many stories of dark fantasy and an unofficial theme of the arts. Read More »

Book Review: MJ-12: Shadows by Michael J. Martinez

Book Review: MJ-12: Shadows by Michael J. Martinez

MJ-12: Shadows, the sequel to Michael J. Martinez' MJ-12: Inception, tells an entertaining story about an alternate world where people with superpowers help both sides fight the Cold War. Read More »

Book Review: Eagle and Empire by Alan Smale

Book Review: Eagle and Empire by Alan Smale

The Clash of Eagles trilogy by Alan Smale truly embraces the high concept story that alternate history is famous for. Read More »

Book Review: The Berlin Project by Gregory Benford

Book Review: The Berlin Project by Gregory Benford

How would the course of WWII have changed if the United States had perfected the atomic a bomb a year earlier? This idea is explored in Gregory Benford's flawed but ultimately entertaining novel The Berlin Project. Read More »

Book Review: The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis

Book Review: The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis

Robyn Bennis' The Guns Above starts off slowly, and perhaps carries more detail on the working of its steampunk ships than is absolutely necessary. However, once the battles have been joined, it is a rip-roaring read. Read More »

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