Reviews

REVIEW: Dune by Frank Herbert

Dune, widely considered to be the greatest and most important Science-Fiction novel ever. I haven’t really read, well, any sci-fi before so kicking my foray off with this entry was a great way to...

REVIEW: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab

I made a deal with the devil in order to get my hands on a review copy of The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab. Except this devil’s name is Adrian...

REVIEW: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

For years my friends have been recommending I read Red Rising by Pierce Brown. For years I looked at it, and looked at it again, and it just never caught my interest enough to...

REVIEW: Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James

“The day I heard I have a brother is the day I lost a brother. The day I learned I had a father is the day I lost a father. The day I heard...

REVIEW: Dogs of War by Adrian Tchaikovsky

From the kinden of the Shadows of the Apt series to the spiders of Children of Time, Adrian Tchaikovsky is well known for using the concept of animal analogues for human experience. Dogs of...

REVIEW: Queen of Storms by Raymond E. Feist

A hard-hitting, heartbreaking second novel of The Firemane Saga. In Queen of Storms, Raymond E. Feist takes us on a wild and perilous ride with his characters. I once tried to explain where Raymond...

REVIEW: The Trouble with Peace by Joe Abercrombie

I received an uncorrected proof copy of The Trouble with Peace in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank both Joe Abercrombie and Gollancz. Following on from the dramatic events that...

REVIEW: The Burning Land by Bernard Cornwell

In The Burning Land, the fifth entry in The Saxon Stories, we follow the escapades of a 35 or 36-year-old Uhtred of Bebbanburg. He’s still Alfred’s oathman and has been residing in Lundune. The...

REVIEW: Interlibrary Loan by Gene Wolfe

Gene Wolfe’s Interlibrary Loan is a sequel to his 2015 A Borrowed Man. The premise of both is that in a future Earth, libraries not only offer books to be loaned, but also authors...

REVIEW: ‘Salem’s Lot by Stephen King

‘Salem’s Lot was my first Stephen King read and boy it did not disappoint whatsoever. It gave me sleepless nights. Honestly. “The basis of all human fears, he thought. A closed door, slightly ajar.”...