REVIEW: Fallen Angels by Anna Mocikat

Behind Blue Eyes was a fascinating book by Anna Mocikat that followed the adventures of a cybernetically enhanced super-soldier named Nephilim. Working for a corrupt and evil corporation that ruled...
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REVIEW: Fallen Angels by Anna Mocikat

REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet

Civilisations may rise and fall ,but Civilisations was written by Laurent Binet, translated from the French by Sam Taylor and published in Great Britain by Harvill Secker in 2021. A...
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REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet

REVIEW: The Escapement by Lavie Tidhar

Lavie Tidhar’s The Escapement is the story of a father’s hopelessness as his son lies dying in a hospital.  The story shifts back and forth between his real world agony...
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REVIEW: The Escapement by Lavie Tidhar

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2

Game of Thrones S2 continues the intriguing, bloody epic telling of George RR Martin’s hugely popular A Song of Ice and Fire. With the honourable Ned Stark’s death allowing the...
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REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2

REVIEW: Behind Blue Eyes by Anna Mocikat

Behind Blue Eyes by Anna Mocikat is the first book of the same series. It is an independently published book and was mentioned in our recent recommendations of indie cyberpunk...
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REVIEW: Behind Blue Eyes by Anna Mocikat

REVIEW: Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

Half a War is the concluding instalment of Joe Abercrombie’s epic Shattered Sea trilogy. It is a satisfying conclusion to the saga but it is hard to say how without...
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REVIEW: Half a War by Joe Abercrombie

REVIEW: Angels of Death: Awakenings

We continue our episode-by-episode coverage of Warhammer TV's Angels of Death with episode 4, Awakenings. And from the outset, during a flashback, where Kazarion speaks of the Black Rage with...
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REVIEW: Angels of Death: Awakenings

REVIEW: A Ritual of Bone by Lee C. Conley

A little bit fantasy, a little bit horror, A Ritual Bone was a whole lot of awesome. Lee C. Conley crafted an excellent fantasy that is liberally sprinkled with viscera,...
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REVIEW: A Ritual of Bone by Lee C. Conley

Discussing the Wisdom of Crowds with Joe Abercrombie

With The Wisdom of Crowds being released this week, Gollancz gave me the opportunity to interview Joe Abercrombie about the influences for The Age of Madness and Bayaz, the risks of...
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Discussing the Wisdom of Crowds with Joe Abercrombie

REVIEW: The Loop by Jeremy Robert Johnson

The Loop is a freaky story: a little bit War of the Worlds, a little bit Stranger Things, and a little bit, huh?  Have you ever heard of Turner Falls, Oregon? A...
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REVIEW: The Loop by Jeremy Robert Johnson
REVIEW: Fallen Angels by Anna Mocikat REVIEW: Fallen Angels by Anna Mocikat
REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet REVIEW: Civilisations by Laurent Binet
REVIEW: The Escapement by Lavie Tidhar REVIEW: The Escapement by Lavie Tidhar
REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2 REVIEW: Game of Thrones S2
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REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter: Death’s Hand

In Deaths Hand, the first episode of Hanmer and Bolter released on the new Warhammer+ platform, Inquisitor Kiamoro’s death has been foretold, and he’ll do just about anything to stop it. He’ll kill sanctioned...

REVIEW: Blindsight by Peter Watt

Originally published in 2006, Peter Watt’s Blindsight tells the story of what happens when 65,000 alien probes flashed simultaneously, instantaneously surveying the earth. When a probe of our own intercepts an extraterrestrial signal of...

REVIEW: Summer Sons by Lee Mandelo

Summer Sons by Lee Mandelo is one of those delicious books that coast by on vibes more than anything else. Set in Appalachia, this is a story of love and loss, of mystery and...

REVIEW: There Is No Antimemetics Division

The SCP Foundation is a collaborative setting that anyone can add to. It stands for Secure, Contain, and Protect, and deals with a specialized bureaucracy dealing with things that don’t make sense in our...

The Wheel of Time Trailer is here!

The Wheel of Time is not a grimdark series by even loose standards but it is one of the seminal works of fantasy from the Nineties. It takes many classic tropes of fantasy: the...

REVIEW: Angels of Death: Blood and Duty

First cab off the rank for the new Warhammer+ is Angels of Death episode 1, Blood and Duty. For somebody who has long fallen out of love with the actual tabletop game, but still...

REVIEW: Half a King by Joe Abercrombie

Half a King has been touted by some outlets as Abercrombie’s foray in to the realm of the ‘young adult’ fantasy novel but do not let the age of our protagonist fool you. This...

An interview with S.C. Jensen

We’re lucky enough to have an interview with S.C. Jensen, author of the popular indie cyberpunk series Bubbles in Space. She’s agreed to sit down with us and explain some of the things that...

REVIEW: When Things Get Dark edited by Ellen Datlow

When Things Get Dark is a new anthology edited by Ellen Datlow. Datlow is a well-respected anthologist, who has won plenty of awards, including the Shirley Jackson Award three times. This made her the...

REVIEW: Bubbles in Space: Tropical Punch by S.C. Jensen

Bubbles in Space: Tropical Punch by S.C. Jensen is a cyberpunk detective novel that manages to somehow be both light hearted and entertaining while also dark as fuck. It’s really all about your attitude in...