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Eight Indie Cyberpunk Book Recommendations

Grimdark Magazine has long supported indie authors and their eternal attempts to get noticed among the countless other books released by both traditional publishers and the increasingly saturated indie market. We are also huge...

Why we’re so excited for Legacy of Light by Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward’s Legacy series is epic AF and about to wrap up in 2021 with the release of Legacy of Light. With a big cast, epic storyline, and grim twists and turns at every corner, I’ve...

Crossing the Monster

The best monsters are not ‘other’, or ‘different’, or ‘damaged’, but those that exploit our fears and our own flaws. The creatures that make us think of death, loss, drastic unasked for change, loss...

Grimdark in Dark Times

How can reading or watching grim, dark and often violent stories help people confront the chaos of life? The last eighteen months have been unpleasant on a global scale. Life in a pandemic is...

Read-a-long for Joe Abercrombie’s The Age of Madness Trilogy

When Gollancz reached out to me to be one of 13 sites doing a re-read of Joe Abercrombie’s The Age of Madness I of course pretty much committed to whatever it was before I...

World of Darkness is coming to TV

Hey Grimdarklings, we here at Grimdark Magazine have been a big proponent of 90s tabletop game publisher, White Wolf, and its recent return to prominence with the release of Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition...
The Best of the World SF: Volume 1

4 Authors from The Best of the World SF: Volume 1 Discussing the SF Genre

The Best of World SF draws together twenty-six new short stories representing the state of the art in international science fiction. The collection contains authors from twenty-one countries and five continents and presenting a...

Dragonlance: Where to Start Reading

Dragonlance is one of those series that every fantasy lover should read at least once. It was my gateway to fantasy, and I have an abiding love for the world of Krynn and its...

Top 5 Warhammer 40k Lore Youtube Channels

The first pieces of Warhammer 40,000 lore were taken from the existing Warhammer Fantasy Battle setting, but pushed into a far future science fiction setting with the Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader book which was...

5 Things to Look Forward to in Mike Shel’s Idols Fall

Mike Shel’s dark fantasy Iconoclasts series has been filling readers with dread since Aching God crept onto the scene in 2018 and earned a top-ten finalist spot in the prestigious Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off. Combining...