REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 2 by Mike Mignola

BPRD: Plague of Frogs Volume Two contains three collections: The Dead, War on Frogs and The Black Flame. These have been rearranged somewhat: they are placed in in-universe chronological order...
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REVIEW: B.P.R.D.: Plague of Frogs Vol. 2 by Mike Mignola

REVIEW: Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo

Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo is an entertaining if an unlikely gonzo combination of a teen story, Christmas, and zombies. It is based on the...
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REVIEW: Anna and the Apocalypse by Katharine Turner and Barry Waldo

REVIEW: Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky is a flintlock fantasy with a civil war / WW1 feel to it that had me engaged from page one. It's a sad,...
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REVIEW: Guns of the Dawn by Adrian Tchaikovsky

REVIEW: Pawn’s Gambit by Rob J. Hayes

Pawn's Gambit by Rob J. Hayes is one of my most anticipated releases for 2021, and it lived up to the hype. Last year I had the pleasure of reviewing the...
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REVIEW: Pawn’s Gambit by Rob J. Hayes

REVIEW: The Expanse Season Five Episode 8 – Hard Vacuum

It’s Wednesday and you know what that means--more Expanse and we’re up to episode eight, titled Hard Vacuum, and given we last saw Naomi Nagata about to expire in an...
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REVIEW: The Expanse Season Five Episode 8 – Hard Vacuum

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #4

Vampire: The Masquerade - Winter's Teeth #4 is the penultimate issue of the mini-series that, hopefully, will end up being turned into an ongoing. Tim Seely's work is an homage...
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REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #4

REVIEW: The Mandalorian Season 2

Yes, it’s Star Wars and yes, it’s Disney, but The Mandalorian Season 2 veers closer to the grimdark underbelly that *must* exist beneath the Star Wars universe more than anything...
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REVIEW: The Mandalorian Season 2

REVIEW: The Library of the Dead by T.L. Huchu

I received an uncorrected proof copy of The Library of the Dead in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to T.L. Huchu and Tor Books. The Library of the...
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REVIEW: The Library of the Dead by T.L. Huchu

REVIEW: Bear Head by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Following on from his novella Dogs of War, Adrian Tchaikovsky’s novel Bear Head is a brilliantly observed, drily funny and deeply grim science fiction story of biotech, artificial intelligence and...
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REVIEW: Bear Head by Adrian Tchaikovsky

An Interview With Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire, an author of multiple Hugo, Nebula, and Locus award-winning books, was kind enough to interview with Grimdark Magazine, where we discuss her past, writing, and her different series....
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An Interview With Seanan McGuire
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REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #3

Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth #3 is a continuation of what I think to be the most interesting new comic in years. I’m a huge fan of the Vampire: The Masquerade tabletop roleplaying game...

An Interview With Adrian Tchaikovsky

Arthur C. Clarke and BSFA award-winning author Adrian Tchaikovsky interviewed with me about his upcoming releases, his penchant for role-playing, acting, and stage fighting. If you are a fan of stories that ask the...

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REVIEW: Walking to Aldebaran by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Walking to Aldebaran, Adrian Tchaikovsky‘s deeply disturbing novella that hearkens back to Phillip K. Dick’s mind-bending science fiction, Lovecraftian cosmic horror, and the comedy of Andy Weir’s The Martian. While each of these genre...

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REVIEW: The Expanse Season Five Episode Six – Tribes

The Expanse series five continues on from last week’s episode five Down and Out which started to unpick the aftermath of the asteroid impacts on Earth and the rise of Marco Inaros Free Navy....

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REVIEW: Mercury’s Son by Luke E.T. Hindmarsh

2020 has been a year that I feel has cemented my view that I live in a cyberpunk dystopia. Politicians have seemed more ridiculous, the propaganda more blatant, the technology more advanced, and the...

REVIEW: Ashes of Prospero by Gav Thorpe

The Wolves are returning to Prospero. If you’re a Warhammer 40,000 fan, and you know how epic that sentence is, then you’ll love this book. Gav Thorpe’s Ashes of Prospero is full to the...

REVIEW: Hall of Smoke by H.M. Long

Out in January 2021 from Titan Books, Hall of Smoke by H.M. Long is an exciting debut set in a Viking-inspired world of gods and warrior priestesses. Many thanks to Titan for sending me...

REVIEW: The Dark Archive by Genevieve Cogman

The Dark Archive is an entertaining romp through the lighter side of fantasy. Being that it’s the seventh book in The Invisible Library series, I strongly suggest you read the previous books before diving...

REVIEW: Sistersong by Lucy Holland

Lucy Holland’s Sistersong is an epic historical fantasy that needs to be on your radar. Released in April 2021, this story based on the ‘Twa Sisters’ folk ballad is set in a late Antique...

SFF books in 2021: What the GdM team can’t wait to read next year

Welcome to 2021, where the SFF books we’re excited about are just as good as those we loved from 2020, but hopefully with the world not on fire or drowning in plague this time!...