REVIEW: The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

Christopher Buehlman’s fantasy debut The Blacktongue Thief is set to become the next big thing, worthy of enough superlatives that I’m not quite sure where to begin. The titular thief,...
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REVIEW: The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

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The horror and grimdark genres are like the two cousins who sneak away from parties to set fire to things. These genres often go hand in hand, such as in...
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REVIEW: Of Honey and Wildfires by Sarah Chorn

Of Honey and Wildfires is a novel by Sarah Chorn (The Bookworm Blues website, Seraphina's Lament). I was a huge fan of Seraphina's Lament and enjoy her reviews, so this...
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REVIEW: Of Honey and Wildfires by Sarah Chorn

REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 2 by Mike Mignola

BPRD: Plague of Frogs Volume Two contains three collections: The Dead, War on Frogs and The Black Flame. These have been rearranged somewhat: they are placed in in-universe chronological order...
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REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 2 by Mike Mignola

REVIEW: Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo

Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo is an entertaining if an unlikely gonzo combination of a teen story, Christmas, and zombies. It is based on the...
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REVIEW: Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo

REVIEW: Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky is a flintlock fantasy with a civil war / WW1 feel to it that had me engaged from page one. It's a sad,...
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REVIEW: Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky

REVIEW: Pawn’s Gambit by Rob J. Hayes

Pawn's Gambit by Rob J. Hayes is one of my most anticipated releases for 2021, and it lived up to the hype. Last year I had the pleasure of reviewing the...
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REVIEW: Pawn’s Gambit by Rob J. Hayes

REVIEW: The Expanse Season Five Episode 8 – Hard Vacuum

It’s Wednesday and you know what that means--more Expanse and we’re up to episode eight, titled Hard Vacuum, and given we last saw Naomi Nagata about to expire in an...
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REVIEW: The Expanse Season Five Episode 8 – Hard Vacuum

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #4

Vampire: The Masquerade - Winter's Teeth #4 is the penultimate issue of the mini-series that, hopefully, will end up being turned into an ongoing. Tim Seely's work is an homage...
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REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #4

REVIEW: The Mandalorian Season 2

Yes, it’s Star Wars and yes, it’s Disney, but The Mandalorian Season 2 veers closer to the grimdark underbelly that *must* exist beneath the Star Wars universe more than anything...
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REVIEW: The Mandalorian Season 2
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REVIEW: The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

Christopher Buehlman’s fantasy debut The Blacktongue Thief is set to become the next big thing, worthy of enough superlatives that I’m not quite sure where to begin. The titular thief, Kinch Na Shannack, is a prodigy. Though low in rank and experience he is nevertheless a resourceful master of deceptive arts and capable cantrips…if only he could ever repay the guild for having trained him so well. Desperately indebted and with dire consequences awaiting, Kinch is tasked with a seemingly simple quest...

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Submission window for Issue #27 is open

The horror and grimdark genres are like the two cousins who sneak away from parties to set fire to things. These genres often go hand in hand, such as in books like The Aching God by...

REVIEW: Of Honey and Wildfires by Sarah Chorn

Of Honey and Wildfires is a novel by Sarah Chorn (The Bookworm Blues website, Seraphina’s Lament). I was a huge fan of Seraphina’s Lament and enjoy her reviews, so this was an anticipated read....

REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 2 by Mike Mignola

BPRD: Plague of Frogs Volume Two contains three collections: The Dead, War on Frogs and The Black Flame. These have been rearranged somewhat: they are placed in in-universe chronological order rather than arranged by...

anna and the apocalypse

REVIEW: Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo

Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo is an entertaining if an unlikely gonzo combination of a teen story, Christmas, and zombies. It is based on the musical horror/comedy movie, the...

REVIEW: Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky is a flintlock fantasy with a civil war / WW1 feel to it that had me engaged from page one. It’s a sad, at times suffocating, and...

pawn's gambit

REVIEW: Pawn’s Gambit by Rob J. Hayes

Pawn’s Gambit by Rob J. Hayes is one of my most anticipated releases for 2021, and it lived up to the hype. Last year I had the pleasure of reviewing the Wuxia epic Never Die, it...

The expanse

REVIEW: The Expanse Season Five Episode 8 – Hard Vacuum

It’s Wednesday and you know what that means–more Expanse and we’re up to episode eight, titled Hard Vacuum, and given we last saw Naomi Nagata about to expire in an airlock after making a...

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #4

Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #4 is the penultimate issue of the mini-series that, hopefully, will end up being turned into an ongoing. Tim Seely’s work is an homage to the Nineties Goth...

REVIEW: The Mandalorian Season 2

Yes, it’s Star Wars and yes, it’s Disney, but The Mandalorian Season 2 veers closer to the grimdark underbelly that *must* exist beneath the Star Wars universe more than anything since the heyday of...