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REVIEW: The Doloriad by Missouri Williams

There’s a febrile, hallucinatory quality to The Doloriad by Missouri Williams. It’s hard to quantify because it is so singularly non-linear, and that it seemingly isn’t actually about anything. But maybe that’s incorrect. The...

REVIEW: House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

“Have you heard about that book that’s supposed to drive you insane?” The first time I caught wind of Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves, I was sitting in a coffee shop with a...

REVIEW: The Hand that Casts the Bone by H.L. Tinsley

HL Tinsley’s The Hand that Casts the Bone is the follow-up to her debut, We Men of Ash and Shadow. Beginning shortly after its predecessor leaves off, Tinsley packs her sequel full of consequences....

REVIEW: Gun Honey by Charles Ardai and Ang Hor Kheng

Gun Honey, by writer Charles Ardai and breakout artist Ang Hor Kheng, is a new installment for Titan Comics’ Hard Case line of crime comics. And it’s an impressive feat for a number of...

REVIEW: Daughter of Redwinter by Ed McDonald

The GdM faithful will probably be familiar with author Ed McDonald from his brilliant, bestselling Raven’s Mark trilogy. His latest offering is Daughter of Redwinter which sets its own, distinct flavour from the opening....

REVIEW: The Roach by Rhett C. Bruno

The Roach by Rhett C. Bruno is a book that is a rare find among grimdark fiction: a superhero novel. There’s certainly grimdark superhero stories like Watchmen, The Dark Knight Returns, Spawn, and Daredevil:...

REVIEW: Deepwater King by Claire McKenna

My personal comfort place is by a wild coast, listening to the sea bashing against rocks. The wildness of it, the vast presence of the water and the rough saltiness of the sea air...

REVIEW: This Thing of Darkness by Allan Batchelder

“What if William Shakespeare faked his death to live in Jamestown? What if there was a monster in the woods there?” Either of these could be the basis for a fun alternate history novel...

REVIEW: War Games by Anna Mocikat

Behind Blue Eyes: War Games is the third installment of the Behind Blue Eyes series by Anna Mocikat. The Behind Blue Eyes series is a modern neo-cyberpunk novel series that envisions a world dominated...

REVIEW: The Blood Trials by N.E. Davenport

The Blood Trials by N.E. Davenport is a debut straddling grimdark and epic fantasy in a slightly futuristic world. Set in a world inspired by the rich cultures of the African subcontinent, it tells...