REVIEW: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

The concluding volume of The Nevernight Chronicle has cemented the view in my mind that Jay Kristoff deserves to be placed among the great grimdark authors. Darkdawn is a brilliant...
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REVIEW: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

REVIEW: Angels of Death E9: Slaughter

When I saw the name of Angels of Death E9 I knew we were at the epic bloody climax of this season, and Slaughter did not disappoint. This episode was...
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REVIEW: Angels of Death E9: Slaughter

REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E5: Blood Calls Blood

The series may have started limply but by The Wheel of Time E5: Blood Calls Blood, this show is starting to become must see television. The adaptation of Robert Jordan’s...
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REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E5: Blood Calls Blood

An Interview With Ken Liu

Ken Liu is an author of both long and short-form speculative fiction; his short story collections The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories and The Hidden Girl and Other Stories each won...
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An Interview With Ken Liu

Horrific dark SciFi at Bad Space Comics

I was introduced to New Zealand based artist Scott Base's Bad Space Comics when I was mindlessly scrolling Facebook one night and saw the below image. Immediately hooked, I went...
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Horrific dark SciFi at Bad Space Comics

REVIEW: Game of Thrones S4

Returning for a fourth season, Game of Thrones S4 hits new heights that only dragons can reach as tight storytelling, amazing production values, and a cast fully deserving all the...
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REVIEW: Game of Thrones S4

REVIEW: We Break Immortals by Thomas Howard Riley

An exciting debut by a new fantasy author, We Break Immortals by Thomas Howard Riley held nothing back and left me eager for more. Everything is dialed up to eleven,...
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REVIEW: We Break Immortals by Thomas Howard Riley

REVIEW: Cowboy Bebop

Cowboy Bebop is one of the most beloved anime of all time. It was never one of the most popular or widely watched but it was unique and its fans...
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REVIEW: Cowboy Bebop

REVIEW: The Sun Casts No Shadow by Mark Richardson

The Sun Casts No Shadow by Mark Richardson follows Wellington Thorneycroft, a pickpocket doing his best to survive the soul-crushing urban dystopia of the City. Surrounded by unscalable walls, scorched...
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REVIEW: The Sun Casts No Shadow by Mark Richardson

REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E4: Dragon Reborn

The Wheel of Time E4: The Dragon Reborn is the best episode so far. Adapting Robert Jordan’s classic fantasy tome was always going to be a difficult task with fans...
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REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E4: Dragon Reborn
REVIEW: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff REVIEW: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff
REVIEW: Angels of Death E9: Slaughter REVIEW: Angels of Death E9: Slaughter
REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E5: Blood Calls Blood REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E5:...
An Interview With Ken Liu An Interview With Ken Liu
Horrific dark SciFi at Bad Space Comics Horrific dark SciFi at Bad Space...
REVIEW: Game of Thrones S4 REVIEW: Game of Thrones S4
REVIEW: We Break Immortals by Thomas Howard Riley REVIEW: We Break Immortals by Thomas...
REVIEW: Cowboy Bebop REVIEW: Cowboy Bebop
REVIEW: The Sun Casts No Shadow by Mark Richardson REVIEW: The Sun Casts No Shadow...
REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E4: Dragon Reborn REVIEW: The Wheel of Time E4:...

REVIEW: Children by Bjørn Larssen

Bjørn Larssen debuts his Norse mythology series The Ten Worlds with the ambitious Children. This dark retelling of Asgard’s pantheon is no rosy Marvel Universe depiction, the violence and savagery of the deities and...

REVIEW: The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey

It is no secret that I have adored Sarah Gailey’s writing ever since I picked up a copy of Magic for Liars at Bookcon in New York in 2019. Since then, all of their...

REVIEW: Ambergris by Jeff VanderMeer

Ambergris is a wild, anarchic city unlike any other one in fantasy. This isn’t just because the setting is richly described, bursting with life. It’s because reading an Ambergris book means reading from the...

REVIEW: Chastity Vol. 1 by Marc Andreyko

Chastity Volume 1 by Marc Andreyko (author), Dave Acosta (artist), Emanuela Lupacchino, Tim Seeley (artist) is a re-envisioning of the “classic” Chaos! Comics character for the new millennium. I use the term classic in quotes...

Ready PLayer Two

REVIEW – Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline

Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline basks in gaming and movies’ nostalgia from the 1980s while treading no new territory in this sequel to the uber-popular Ready Player One.  In the first book, James Halliday, a...

REVIEW: This Virtual Night by C.S. Friedman

This Virtual Night is C.S. Friedman’s long-awaited sequel to her 1998 cyberpunk success, This Alien Shore. The speculative fiction author’s latest space opera, second in the Outworlds series, has a brand new cast of...

The expanse

REVIEW: “The Expanse” Series Five Episodes 1-3 Reaction


For the uninitiated, “The Expanse” is a science fiction TV series that is now in its fifth season with at least one more to come via Amazon Prime. “The Expanse” is inspired by the...

REVIEW: This Alien Shore by C.S. Friedman

C.S. Friedman recently released a somewhat unexpected sequel to her 1998 novel This Alien Shore last month: This Virtual Night. This Alien Shore is C.S. Friedman’s most successful science fiction work and was listed...

Five Reasons To Be Excited About The Expanse Season 5

With Season Five of The Expanse only days away, let’s look ahead at five of the plot threads I’m most excited by for this season. As with yesterday’s post, if you aren’t up to...

submissions

ANNOUNCEMENT: Open Submissions for #27 Coming Soon!

The horror and grimdark genres are like the two cousins who sneak away from parties to set fire to things. These genres often go hand in hand, such as in books like The Aching...