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Top ten new horror novels for grimdark fans

Grimdark fans love the darker side of fantasy and science fiction, which often intersects with the horror genre. In this listicle, we recommend ten recently published horror novels with strong elements of dark fantasy...

The best dark SFF of 2023 so far

It’s that time of the year. Apologise to your TBR piles in advance because the Grimdark Magazine review team is about to make it rain new books at your house! 2023 had had some brilliant dark...

8 new and upcoming SFF and horror releases for grimdark fans to celebrate Pride Month 2023

In June, we celebrate and commemorate the Pride movement – recognising the LGBTQ+ movement and celebrating its culture. Throughout this month, we have been sharing some of our favourite queer reads on the GdM...

Monsters Among Us: Seven Novels and Stories that Will Make You Look Twice at the People (?) Around You

Let’s say you’re riding in an airplane, or better yet, a crowded bus. You and your fellow passengers are all pressed up against each other, nudging and bumping at the knees and elbows, mumbling...

Cyberpunk 2077 Two Years Later

Cyberpunk 2077 remains one of the great controversial games of 2020. Also, 2021, and only started to lose that reputation around 2022. It was, to quote Obi-Wan Kenobi, supposed to be the Chosen One...

Groping the Elephant by Mark Lawrence

I’m terrible at giving writing advice. Partly it’s because my approach has essentially no structure and “Just do it.” might serve as a motivational sound bite but it’s not a great deal of help...

Classical Mythology Inspired Fiction: Where to Start Reading

Over the last few years, stories inspired by mythology have become an integral part of fiction, spawning off a sub-genre of retellings. Personally, I’m here for all of them and have been devouring any...

Dark Fantasy: Where to Start Reading

If you think it’s difficult getting grimdark fantasy fans to agree on a definition or where to start reading, then you’re going to be blown away by how difficult it is to do the...

Titan announces new Dead by Daylight series

More and more lately it seems like Titan is positioning themselves to absolutely corner the market on licensed comic book adaptations. They’ve done stellar work in the last couple years with movies, TV, and...

There’s a Monster in the House (and it is us)

It is often asserted that Mary Shelley gave life to modern speculative fiction with her masterpiece Frankenstein. If this is so, it can be further argued that grimdark swirls deep in the DNA of...

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