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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

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An Interview With Benedict Jacka

When you talk about great urban fantasy, you have a lot of choices as a reader. It could even be said that we live in a golden age of options. However, many series start...

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An Interview With Ken Liu

Ken Liu is an author of both long and short-form speculative fiction; his short story collections The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories and The Hidden Girl and Other Stories each won Locus awards for best...

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REVIEW: Risen by Benedict Jacka

Risen is a shattering final book of the Alex Versus series by Benedict Jacka; we say goodbye to the titular character Alex. It is all done. Finito. Endings can be difficult; it is hard...

REVIEW: Under the Whispering Door by T.J. Klune

TJ Klune’s books have become a place where my heart can get a zap like a defibrillator pedal. Both Under a Whispering Door and Under the Cerulean Sea tread the line between sentimental and...

REVIEW: Trailer Park Trickster by by David R. Slayton

Let me introduce you to one of my favorite series from last year, the Adam Binder, and the newest book in the series, Trailer Park Trickster.  In the first novel of the series, White Trash Warlock,...

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REVIEW: A House at the Bottom of a Lake by Josh Malerman

The House on the Bottom of the Lake by Josh Malerman is a lovely novella full of nostalgia and wonder with just a touch of horror that takes it from saccharin to sweet.  I remember...

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An Interview with Neal Stephenson

Thirty-odd years ago, Neal Stephenson changed science fiction forever with his novel, Snow Crash. The language used in the story such as Avatar representing the human form used online, or Metaverse as an online virtual...

REVIEW: A Spindle Splintered by Alix E. Harrow

I am convinced that Alix E. Harrow can do no wrong, and her new book A Spindle Splintered proves this yet again.  I was introduced to her writing two years ago when she released...

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An Interview With Author Zoje Stage

Pittsburg native and former filmmaker Zoje Stage is a USA Today and international bestselling author of Baby Teeth, Wonderland and now her newest release Getaway. A story where two sisters, Imogen and Beck, and...

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REVIEW: Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling

Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling started incredibly strong with great atmospheric detail and a very creepy vibe but puttered out and ended with a whimper.  Evelyn Perdanu is a shipping magnate, the only living...