Nebula nominee review: “When Your Child Strays from God” by Sam J. Miller / Reseña del nominado a los Premios Nébula: “When Your Child Strays from God” de Sam J. Miller

This is the sixth and final review of the nominees in the short story category for the 2015 Nebula Awards. Spanish translation below is by Daniela Toulemonde. “When Your Child Strays from God” by Sam J. Miller is set in some parallel universe where Dr. Seuss books, Barbie, the religious right and Dateline exist along … Continue reading Nebula nominee review: “When Your Child Strays from God” by Sam J. Miller / Reseña del nominado a los Premios Nébula: “When Your Child Strays from God” de Sam J. Miller

Nebula short story nominee “Madeleine” wrestles with soul-sapping grief / El cuento nominado a los premios Nébula “Madeleine” lidia con un dolor que llega hasta el alma

This is the fifth review of the 2015 Nebula Award nominees for best short story. Spanish translation below by Daniela Toulemonde. As soon as I read the first sentence of Nebula short story nominee “Madeleine” –“Madeleine remembers being a different person.”–alarm bells sounded in my head. The voice is almost passive, it’s tight third person, … Continue reading Nebula short story nominee “Madeleine” wrestles with soul-sapping grief / El cuento nominado a los premios Nébula “Madeleine” lidia con un dolor que llega hasta el alma

Nebula nominee “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” by Alyssa Wong / Reseña: Cuento nominado al Premio Nebula “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” de Alyssa Wong

Note: If you are worried about spoilers stop right now because I can’t promise to avoid them. This is the third review of the short story nominees for the 2015 Nebula Award. Spanish translation below by Daniela Toulemonde. Alyssa Wong’s horror story “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” is bittersweet wonderful–like chewing on coffee beans dipped in white chocolate. … Continue reading Nebula nominee “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” by Alyssa Wong / Reseña: Cuento nominado al Premio Nebula “Hungry Daughters of Starving Mothers” de Alyssa Wong

Review of Nebula short story nominee “Damage” by David D. Levine / Reseña del cuento nominado al Premio Nebula: “Damage” de David D. Levine

Note: This is the second review of the 2015 Nebula Award nominees for best short story. Spanish translation by Daniela Toulemonde. While reading “Damage” by David D. Levine, I was reminded how motifs in literature may rise and fall in popularity, but they come back in style again and again because there is a fan base that … Continue reading Review of Nebula short story nominee “Damage” by David D. Levine / Reseña del cuento nominado al Premio Nebula: “Damage” de David D. Levine