This is the ebook edition of Fantastic Stories #230 (DRM-FREE, .mobi, .epub & PDF) including:
“The Attic of Memories” by Sunil Patel
A bucket list with a life of its own.
“I Miss Flowers” by Alexandra Grunberg
When living forever isn't what it's cracked up to be.
“Elvis has Left the Building” by Dario Ciriello
The King was only the opening act.
“Cartographer's Ink” by Beth Cato
Conquering a map, literally.
“Ro-Sham-Bot” by Effie Seiberg
What do you do with an old, obsolete robot's heart?
Reviews: “The Fan: Virgin Ghosts, Virgin Priestesses, and Virgin Vampires” by Carole McDonnell
In this month's column, Carole McDonnell reviews
the American film A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night, the Korean series Oh My Ghostess!, the 2012 film Chanthaly directed by Mattie Do, the first female Laotian horror film maker, and Abengoni, Charles Saunders African-inspired sword and sorcery novel.
Reviews: “The Magic Lantern: Erasing the Origins” by Adam-Troy Castro
Adam-Troy Castro uses the Western as a model for what should and shouldn't be done to cope with the modern comic book movie epidemic. Err. Renaissance! Full disclosure: A-T C writes comics, as well as other things, and his opinions are fascinating.
Reviews: “Area 51 1/2 September-October 2015” by Steven Sawicki
In this issue our resident Alien reviews novels by John Scalzi, Adam Christopher, John C. Wright, short fiction by Kelly Link, and the animated short THE OCEANMAKER, written and directed by Lucas Martell.
Reviews: “New & Noteworthy Short Genre Fiction: September-October 2015” by Gillian Daniels
Gillian reviews stories by C.S.E. Cooney, Jei D. Marcade, Arie Coleman, Sofia Samatar, and Charlie Jane Anders.