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Angela Gualtieri

Angela Gualtieri is a former technical editor and project manager with a love of reading. When she’s not reading or writing, she’s traveling. You can find her at: https://www.instagram.com/agnovels/

REVIEW: The Hand that Casts the Bone by H.L. Tinsley

HL Tinsley’s The Hand that Casts the Bone is the follow-up to her debut, We Men of Ash and Shadow. Beginning shortly after its predecessor leaves off, Tinsley packs her sequel full of consequences....

REVIEW: Red Seas Under Red Skies by Scott Lynch

Scott Lynch’s second novel in The Gentlemen Bastards Sequence, Red Seas Under Red Skies, picks up two years after the events at the end of The Lies of Locke Lamora. A new city brings...

REVIEW: The Wolf and the She-Bear by Morgan Stang

Morgan Stang’s novella, The Wolf and the She-Bear, examines the consequence of choice and the internal struggle between before and now. Mixing a creative approach to fantastical lore with a low fantasy setting, Stang...

REVIEW: The Thousandfold Thought by R. Scott Bakker

R. Scott Bakker concludes his The Prince of Nothing Trilogy with the final novel, The Thousandfold Thought. As the last part, the book’s tone and pace deviate from its predecessors while reaching toward the...

REVIEW: Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky

In his new novella, Ogres, Adrian Tchaikovsky explores the oppression of humans by savage ogres. Lacking the emotional capacity, size, and strength of their masters, humans are subjected to a life of fear and...

REVIEW: The Warrior Prophet by R. Scott Bakker

R. Scott Bakker’s The Warrior Prophet is the second book in The Prince of Nothing Trilogy. The novel continues directly onward from where The Darkness That Comes Before leaves off, heightening the conflict and...

REVIEW: And Then I Woke Up by Malcolm Devlin

Malcolm Devlin’s novella, And Then I Woke Up, explores the concept of the truth and the way its many versions influence choice and action. The story’s narrator speaks directly to the reader, helping them...

REVIEW: The Darkness That Comes Before by R. Scott Bakker

R. Scott Bakker’s The Darkness That Comes Before has a divisive effect: readers who love it, laud it with endless praise, but those who despise it, vocalize their criticisms ardently. I was keen to...

REVIEW: Comeuppance Served Cold by Marion Deeds

One-part fantasy and one-part historical fiction, Marion Deeds’ new novella, Comeuppance Served Cold, intertwines the lively atmosphere of the late 1920s with a complex mix of characters. The narrative begins in medias res with...

REVIEW: Servant Mage by Kate Elliott

Kate Elliott packs an assortment of fully-realized story elements into her new novella, Servant Mage. The narrative focuses on the journey of Fellian, a low-level mage, interweaving significant themes of power, class, loss, and...