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Elizabeth Tabler

Elizabeth Tabler runs Beforewegoblog and is constantly immersed in fantasy stories. She was at one time an architect but divides her time now between her family in Portland, Oregon, and as many book worlds as she can get her hands on. She is also a huge fan of Self Published fantasy and is on Team Qwillery as a judge for SPFBO5. You will find her with a coffee in one hand and her iPad in the other. Find her on: instagram.com/elizabethtabler https://beforewegoblog.com/ https://www.pinterest.com/scottveg3/ https://www.goodreads.com/Scottveg3 https://twitter.com/BethTabler

REVIEW: The Sin of America by Cathrynne M. Valente

What is the sin of America?  “There’s a woman outside of Sheridan and she is eating the sin of America.” That is the question of The Sin of America by Cathrynne M. Valente, and...

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REVIEW: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Andy Weir, the author of The Martian and Artemis, brings us another dose of science fiction fun with Project Hail Mary. And when I say fun, I mean fun. His stories aren’t light and fluffy, his protagonists are...

red in tooth and claw

REVIEW: Red in Tooth and Claw by Ryan Howse

Red in Tooth and Claw is one of the most tension-filled novels I have ever read. Reading it was like feeling the vibrating inside when you are shaking with fright—being a caged bird bashing itself...

REVIEW: Paternus: Wrath of Gods by Dyrk Ashton

Paternus: Wrath of Gods is a continuation of the epic urban fantasy tale from book 1, Paternus: Rise of the Gods. As many authors suffer a Sophmore slump or a slowing of tone as they fill in...

An Interview with Marina Lostetter

Marina Lostetter, author of the space opera series Noumenon is releasing a new series, The Five Penalties, with the first book Helm of Midnight in April. Grimdark Magazine had the great fortune of chatting...

psycho killers in love

REVIEW: Psycho Killers In Love by C.T. Phipps

Have you heard of C.T. Phipps and Psycho Killers in Love? No? How about Straight out of Fangton and I was a Teenage Weredeer? If not, you are in for a treat because let me tell you about...

REVIEW: Knight and Shadow by Flint Maxwell

Reading Flint Maxwell’s Knight and Shadow feels like you are reading and paying homage to the wonderful storytelling of Steven King and the classic fantasy hero story. Knight and Shadow is the story of...

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REVIEW: Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey is a queer western with dystopian roots and a whole lot of moxie.  “She wanted that satisfaction. She wanted it for herself wanted it like a half-starved alley-rat watching...

the warded man

The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett Reread: Tibbet’s Brook

Hello, and welcome to the first part of The Warded Man reread. The first section we will discuss is the section called Tibbet’s Brook 318 – 319 ar(After Return). I will be discussing some spoiler aspects...

REVIEW: A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine

A Desolation Called Peace, Arkady Martine’s next installment in the Teixcalaan following her Hugo award-winning novel A Memory Called Empire is just as culturally rich and profound as A Memory Called Empire was. Still, instead of focusing the...