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The Most Anticipated Dark Fantasy and Sci Fi Books of 2024

2023 brought in a good haul of dark fantasy and science fiction books with many of our favorite authors dominating the scene with their releases (check out our favourites from 2023). As 2024 creeps...

Rising Stars of Grimdark SFF 2023

Over the last couple of years, a range of authors have really come to the fore for our review team with their focus on creating grim stories in dark worlds told by morally grey...

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The SFF books we can’t wait to read in 2023

I don’t know about you, but it fucking finally feels like the world is starting to tilt back towards normality. And part of that normal is seeing people at Cons again, books being signed by...

Best SFF Books of 2022 So Far: Picked by the GDM Team

The Grimdark Magazine review team are pretty widely read, and every six months or so we ask each of them what book they’ve loved the most recently. So far in 2022 there have been some...

Best SFF books of 2021 so far: picked by the GdM team

2021, so far, has provided a fair amount of time for our team to read. We’ve been locked indoors whistfully thinking of Cons and catching up with mates, or celebrating a little freedom by...

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An Interview With John Gwynne

If you are a lover of fantasy, you will have come across John’s tomes. He is the author of the David Gemmell Morningstar awarded novel Malice which kicked off The Faithful and the Fallen...

SFF books in 2021: What the GdM team can’t wait to read next year

Welcome to 2021, where the SFF books we’re excited about are just as good as those we loved from 2020, but hopefully with the world not on fire or drowning in plague this time!...

Best SFF books of 2020

Well, it’s been a hell of a year. Pretty much everything has been a little bit rubbish except for 2020’s book releases–so it’s time for Grimdark Magazine’s best SFF books of 2020. We have a...

Best SFF books of 2020 so far: picked by the GdM team

There have been some magnificent books released this year. We asked the GdM team what they thought the best SFF books of 2020 so far were, with each member of our reviewer team putting...

REVIEW: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix

I received a review copy of The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank Grady Hendrix and Quirk Books. I have had The...

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