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: A Night of Flames by Matthew Harffy

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

REVIEW: The Witcher Season 2 Episode 8: Family

And now we come to the end of season 2 with episode 8, Family. Voleth Meir, the Deathless Mother, has possessed Ciri. Luckily, there’s no retread of the Eskel plotline...
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REVIEW: Seven Deaths of an Empire by G. R. Matthews

Seven Deaths of an Empire is a new story from author G. R. Matthews. Matthews weaves a tale of action and intrigue that wears its inspirations on its sleeve for all to see. A...

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An Interview with Marina Lostetter

Marina Lostetter, author of the space opera series Noumenon is releasing a new series, The Five Penalties, with the first book Helm of Midnight in April. Grimdark Magazine had the great fortune of chatting...

REVIEW: The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss

My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and...

REVIEW: Vampire: The Masquerade – Winter’s Teeth Vol.1

Vampire: The Masquerade: Winter’s Teeth volume 1 is the collected first five issues of the titular comic. Grimdark Magazine was gracious enough to review all five individually and it’s now available to purchase as...

REVIEW: The Last Watch by J.S. Dewes

The Last Watch is the debut novel from author, cinematographer, and video editor J.S. Dewes and is the first book in a new series called, The Divide. It tells the story of the crew...

The Forgotten Realms: Where to Start Reading

The Forgotten Realms are the most popular setting for Dungeons and Dragons, home to almost 300 novels in addition to the countless associated tabletop role-playing materials, video games, and comic books. There’s no fantasy...

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REVIEW: Psycho Killers In Love by C.T. Phipps

Have you heard of C.T. Phipps and Psycho Killers in Love? No? How about Straight out of Fangton and I was a Teenage Weredeer? If not, you are in for a treat because let me tell you about...

Grimdark Magazine Issue #26 out now!

As Australia shifts from fire, to plague, to flood, and apparently now just waits for famine to drop its six pack into the esky and join the party, I am so happy to bring...

REVIEW: Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Zack Snyder’s Justice League is a film that I was approaching with mixed feelings. The DC Cinematic Universe has a reputation as something of a train wreck. Both Batman vs. Superman and Justice League‘s...

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REVIEW: The Shadow of the Gods by John Gwynne

I received an uncorrected proof copy of The Shadow of the Gods in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to John Gwynne and Orbit Books. The Shadow of the Gods is a gritty...