REVIEW: The Dying Squad by Adam Simcox

Add a little detective drama to a fun, imaginative urban fantasy (arguably rural fantasy, as its real-world elements take place largely in the quiet Lincolnshire landscape) exploring the afterlife, memory,...
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REVIEW: The Dying Squad by Adam Simcox

REVIEW: The Last House On Needless Street by Catriona Ward

The Last House On Needless Street is the latest work from award-winning horror author, Catriona Ward. While the novel certainly flirts with the horror genre, it could perhaps be equally...
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REVIEW: The Last House On Needless Street by Catriona Ward

REVIEW: Wendy, Darling by A.C. Wise

There are quite a few books inspired by Peter Pan coming out this year. While most of them are on the YA end of the spectrum, Wendy, Darling by A.C....
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REVIEW: Wendy, Darling by A.C. Wise

Eight Indie Cyberpunk Book Recommendations

Grimdark Magazine has long supported indie authors and their eternal attempts to get noticed among the countless other books released by both traditional publishers and the increasingly saturated indie market....
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Eight Indie Cyberpunk Book Recommendations

REVIEW: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

In thinking of the title of this book, The Final Girl Support Group, where a support group is by its nature a safe and comforting idea, instead, think about what it...
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REVIEW: The Final Girl Support Group by Grady Hendrix

Why we’re so excited for Legacy of Light by Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward's Legacy series is epic AF and about to wrap up in 2021 with the release of Legacy of Light. With a big cast, epic storyline, and grim twists and turns...
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Why we’re so excited for Legacy of Light by Matthew Ward

REVIEW: Sword Stone Table – ed. Swapna Krishna and Jenn Northington

Sword Stone Table is an anthology based on Arthurian legends. Editors Swapna Krishna and Jenn Northington have consciously taken an approach to diversify this very traditional European corpus with the...
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REVIEW: Sword Stone Table – ed. Swapna Krishna and Jenn Northington

REVIEW: The Offset by Calder Szewczak

In humanity’s desperate attempt to control overpopulation and stifle procreation, a drastic policy called The Offset is implemented. On this dying planet, having a child requires the greatest sacrifice and...
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REVIEW: The Offset by Calder Szewczak

An Interview with Paul Tremblay

Paul Tremblay has won the Bram Stoker Award, British Fantasy, and Massachusetts Book awards for his work in the horror field. His novels horror novels include The Cabin at the...
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An Interview with Paul Tremblay

REVIEW: Dredd (2012)

Dredd is a 2012 sci-fi action film written by Alex Garland (The Beach, 28 Days Later, Ex Machina, Annihilation) and stars the always amazing Karl Urban (Lord of the Rings,...
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REVIEW: Dredd (2012)
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Can Magic be Science by another name?

The fantasy of my reading youth all fell into the category we would now call ‘soft magic’. It had no rules and no structure beyond the occasional dusty tome or wizarding school. If someone...

REVIEW: Transmetropolitan, Vol. 1: Back on the Street by Warren Ellis

Spider Jerusalem of Transmetropolitan is the hero you did not know that you needed. Brash and deranged, Spider yells at the top of his lungs things that make you uncomfortable. And, if you are...

REVIEW: Shadowheart by Tad Williams

At the beginning of Shadowheart, Princess Briony is with Prince Eneas of Syan’s Temple Dogs as she looks to return to take her rightful seat of power at Southmarch. Elsewhere, Prince Barrick is with...

REVIEW: The Dread Wyrm by Miles Cameron

The Dread Wyrm is my favourite of the Traitor Son Cycle so far. It is a phenomenal book with epic pacing and some scenes that I will never forget. If you like books inspired...

REVIEW: Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse follows protagonist Maggie Hoskie as she lives and battles in the “sixth world.” The Sixth World is the age that has come after climate change and the big floods...

REVIEW: The Nine by Terry Cloutier

They say that you should never judge a book by its cover. Yet that’s the precise reason why I picked up The Nine by indie Canadian novelist Terry Cloutier. The title is also reminiscent...

REVIEW: Shadowrise by Tad Williams

Shadowrise smoothly picks up the action following the events that concluded Shadowplay. Princess Briony has revealed her true identity to the important players at the court in the Kingdom of Syan. Prince Barrick is...

REVIEW: The Pagan Lord by Bernard Cornwell

Now forgive me for this but BERNARD CORNWELL WRITING UHTRED IS SO DAMN GOOD. I really can’t express how good The Pagan Lord is or do it any justice, but I’ll give it a go....

REVIEW: The God Engines by John Scalzi

“It is time to whip a God,” John Scalzi wrote in this Hugo Award-nominated novella, The God Engines. The God Engines, is a lot of things. Dark and cruel, fantasy, horror, and religion all blended in...

REVIEW: Broken Angels by Richard K Morgan

Takeshi Kovacs is back in Broken Angels, this time leading the men and women of Carrera’s Wedge into a meat grinder battle on Sanction IV. And this time he’s fighting for the Protectorate (well,...