REVIEW: Temple of No God by H.M. Long

H.M. Long’s sophomore novel, Temple of No God, follows up on 2021’s Hall of Smoke, though it is billed by the publisher as a standalone novel in the same world...
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REVIEW: Temple of No God by H.M. Long

REVIEW: The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher caught me from the opening. Uncle Earl owns a museum, one of those strange museums of oddities that appear in random rural locations. Personally,...
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REVIEW: The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

REVIEW: Comeuppance Served Cold by Marion Deeds

One-part fantasy and one-part historical fiction, Marion Deeds’ new novella, Comeuppance Served Cold, intertwines the lively atmosphere of the late 1920s with a complex mix of characters. The narrative begins...
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REVIEW: Comeuppance Served Cold by Marion Deeds

REVIEW: A Night of Flames by Matthew Harffy

A Night of Flames continues cleric turned warrior Hunlaf’s journey as he heads to the wild lands of Norway in Matthew Harffy’s (The Bernicia Chronicles) latest historical adventure. Throwing himself...
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REVIEW: The Free Bastards by Jonathan French

The Free Bastards from author Jonathan French concludes the Lot Lands trilogy started in The Grey Bastards and The True Bastards. The pig-riding half-orcs attempt to finally attain true liberation...
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REVIEW: The Free Bastards by Jonathan French

REVIEW: Malice by John Gwynne

Malice is the debut novel from epic fantasy writer John Gwynne. It is the first of the four novels that make up The Faithful and the Fallen series, and when...
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REVIEW: Malice by John Gwynne

REVIEW: Blackcoat by Steve McHugh

Blackcoat is the latest story from Steve McHugh (The Hellequin Chronicles), an action-packed sci-fi novella that follows the exploits of Celine Moro, a disgraced Blackcoat with nothing but vengeance and...
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REVIEW: Blackcoat by Steve McHugh

REVIEW: The Witcher S2 on Netflix

The Witcher S2 is the second installment of Netflix's adaptation of the first two books of Andrzej Sapkowski's The Last Wish and The Sword of Destiny. It also sets up...
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REVIEW: The Witcher S2 on Netflix

Speaking with Anna Mocikat about Neo Cyberpunk Volume 2

Hey folks, I’m very pleased to get another interview going with Anna Mocikat, author of Behind Blue Eyes, Shadow City, and Cyber Squad. In addition, these awesome series, she is...
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Speaking with Anna Mocikat about Neo Cyberpunk Volume 2

REVIEW: Snowpiercer The Prequel: Extinction by Matz, Jean-Marc Rochette

I very much enjoyed the Snowpiercer movie, and thus when I saw at the library there was a three-part series of graphic novels called Snowpiercer The Prequel: Extinction to go...
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Skullsworn by Brian Staveley

Review: Skullsworn by Brian Staveley

Skullsworn is Brian Staveley’s new novel set in the world of his popular and highly acclaimed The Emperor’s Blades and Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne Trilogy. When Skullsworn became available for review, I was reluctant...

The Dragon's Legacy by Deborah A. Wolf

Review: The Dragon’s Legacy by Deborah A. Wolf

The Dragon’s Legacy will be released in April this year and is a must-buy for anyone seeking a deep relationship with a group of interesting characters and a compelling world. It’s a fantastic, complex...

Review: The Stars are Legion by Kameron Hurley

The Stars are Legion is the new space opera from critically acclaimed, two-time Hugo Award winner, author Kameron Hurley. It is the story of two enemy lovers, Zan and Jayd – the story’s two...

The Godless by Ben Peek

Review: The Godless by Ben Peek

The grimdark fantasy market is spoiled for multi-book epics. Abercrombie, Martin, and Bakker all have well-established series battling it out on the shelves. Fighting for a space between them would be a daunting prospect...

Re-watching the Watchmen

Re-watching the Watchmen: Making the Case for Zack Snyder’s Adaptation

Alan Moore’s Watchmen is inarguably one of the greatest achievements in comic-book history. It’s a tale of murder, grand conspiracies, paranoia, hope, and betrayal at the height of the Cold War in an alternate-timeline...

The Court of Broken Knives by Anna Smith Spark

Exclusive: Cover Reveal for The Court of Broken Knives

The Court of Broken Knives is hands down one of the most anticipated books and debuts of 2017 for the grimdark community. Anna Smith-Spark convinced Harper-Voyager to drop the cover on the GdM blog...

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Grimdark Magazine Announcement

Some big changes are coming to Grimdark Magazine! Having been on the market for two and a half years now, we’ve learnt a thing or two, and as we’ve grown, so has grimdark and...

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Review: Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

After enjoying Six of Crows so much, I leapt straight into book two, Crooked Kingdom. With what I do here at GdM meaning the series on my to read list are often broken up by...

Cthulhu Armageddon by C.T. Phipps

Review: Cthulhu Armageddon by C.T. Phipps

To begin the foreword to Cthulhu Armageddon, C.T. Phipps poses the question: What would you get if you crossed Mad Max with the Cthulhu Cycle? The book to follow well and truly delivers on...

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Review: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

With Six of Crows I have a new addition to my list of favourite authors. Straight off the bat and clear over the fence for six, I’m going to set the tone of this...