Category Archives: Postcyberpunk

Review: Battle of the Linguist Mages by Scotto Moore

This frenzied page-turner takes some delightfully unhinged ideas (invasion by alien punctuation, rave-themed VR dungeons, and a plane of existence where all ideas physically exist), creates a believable spell-casting system, and inserts a bad-ass heroine as odd as her world.

It’s a fast-paced, genre-bending, bonkers ride, and I loved every bit of it.

Recommendation: Read it. Absolutely.

The Best Postcyberpunk Books

Postcyberpunk is just like cyberpunk (high tech + low life), but without a few of its tropes: you’re less likely to find an edgy loner stumbling through the rain, spitting out noirish one-liners. Postcyberpunk tends to be a little more playful, a little stranger. However, it’s still pretty ill-defined as a subgenre, so one could argue endlessly about what is and isn’t postcyberpunk. Or just read some of the books on this list and decide for yourself.

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