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Nevertheless (Tesseracts Twenty-one) is a collection of optimistic speculative fiction stories, each optimistic in a slightly different way. These stories explore the optimism that drives us to seek out new worlds, that inspires us to sacrifice for others or fuels us to just keep going when everything seems lost and in so doing turn the idea upside down and inside out.

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Kindle Edition, 252 pages
Published September 3rd 2018 by EDGE-Lite
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Diana
Oct 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
NEVERTHELESS (TESSERACTS TWENTY-ONE) selected and edited by Rhonda Parrish and Greg Bechtel is an anthology of Canadian Optimistic Fiction.
I read an e-Book Edition, published by EDGE-Lite, an imprint of Hades Publications, Inc. Calgary, Alberta.
I received my copy of NEVERTHELESS from the publisher as part of LIBRARYTHING’s Early Review Program. Thank you.
The book includes a Tesseracts series list of titles; a Table of Contents; an Introduction by Rhonda Parrish; 23 stories; and an Afterword by G
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J.
Nov 04, 2018 rated it it was ok
I guess I was expecting something much different when requesting an anthology of optimistic speculative fiction. I wasn't expecting extremely mature adult content for one. Also I don't think hopeful and dark go hand in hand. I can see how it could be done, using dark elements to contrast and highlight the hopeful message of the story but this anthology falls short. From the beginning I was disappointed. The first story was disturbing to me with lots of violence, sex and swearing (elements that w ...more
Sara
Oct 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
As with any anthology, there were some stories I skimmed, some I simply liked, and some that were so good I immediately reread them. A solid collection with a timely theme.

Inside the Spiral - 2.5 stars
Pin and Spanner - 3 stars
Red - 4 stars
Tera and Flux - 2 stars
A Breath for My Daughter- 5 stars
Steve McQueen and the Hope Particle - 4 stars
On Reading to the End - 3 stars
Missed Connections, Mactaquac - 4 stars
Pirates Don’t Make Amends - 3 stars
A Walk in the Woods - 3 stars
Hill - 4 stars
Anhedonia -
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Mark Moxley-Knapp
Dec 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I've read several Tesseracts collections now, and every one has been great. They pick a theme, and collect short stories revolving around that. But each story is wildly different, and well-written. Sure, some are better than others, but they are consistently good and often amazing. Looking forward to the next one.
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Like a magpie, Rhonda Parrish is constantly distracted by shiny things. She’s the editor of many anthologies and author of plenty of books, stories and poems.

She lives with her husband and three cats in Edmonton, Alberta, and she can often be found there playing Dungeons and Dragons, bingeing crime dramas or cheering on the Oilers.

Her website, updated regularly, is at http://www.rhondaparrish.com
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