Book Reviews

Our team review a broad range of books starting with grimdark and dark fantasy, through to cyberpunk, sci-fi, space opera, military SF, and even horror. There are reviews here for almost any type of book you could possibly want, so get stuck in!

REVIEW: The Garden of Empire by J.T. Greathouse

The Hand of the Sun King was the first-person autobiographical recounting of Wen Alder’s formative years. As The Garden of Empire mentions quite early on, there is still much of Wen Alder’s story to tell, yet this...

REVIEW: Slaying the Dragon: A Secret History of Dungeons and Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons and its parent company in the Eighties, TSR, had a fascinating story that has mostly been shared around by gamers at cons as well as word of mouth for decades. This...

REVIEW: A Feast for Crows by George R.R. Martin

A Feast for Crows is the fourth and most polarizing volume in George R.R. Martin’s epic grimdark series, A Song of Ice and Fire, which began with A Game of Thrones and continued with...

REVIEW: Dragons of Deceit by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman

Many years ago, I stumbled across a book called Dragons of Autum Twilight, book one in the Dragonlance Chronicles. There was a dragon on the front (I’m a sucker for dragons), and characters who...