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An interview with Andrew Caldecott

Momenticon by Andrew Caldecott is a true joy to read – a unique novel set in a dystopian future around a museum and its unusual occupants, with a strong streak of Alice in Wonderland...

REVIEW: Momenticon by Andrew Caldecott

Andrew Caldecott’s Momenticon is one of the most unique books I’ve read. Set in a future where humanity has conglomerated into domes due to environmental degeneration, this particular story largely takes place in a...

REVIEW: Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky

In his new novella, Ogres, Adrian Tchaikovsky explores the oppression of humans by savage ogres. Lacking the emotional capacity, size, and strength of their masters, humans are subjected to a life of fear and...

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 along with the brilliant...

REVIEW: Blade Runner 2049

Famously, Ridley Scott and Phillip K. Dick disagreed on the role of androids in their versions of the same story. In Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, they represent imperfect copies of human beings....

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 with stifling heat, and...

REVIEW: Mindfracked by M.R. Forbes

Mindfracked by M.R. Forbes is another fantastic indie cyberpunk novel that I am pleased to share with our audience. I was a huge fan of the Altered Carbon Netflix series as well as the...

the post

REVIEW: The Post by Kevin A. Munoz

The Post by Kevin A. Munoz is a strange and brutal tale. Often dark to the point of being physically unnerving and bulging with well-crafted battles between the main character, Police Chief Sam Edison of...

REVIEW: The Girl and the Mountain by Mark Lawrence

I received a review copy of The Girl and the Mountain from the author in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to Mark Lawrence and Ace Books. The Girl and the Mountain continues...

upright women wanted

REVIEW: Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey is a queer western with dystopian roots and a whole lot of moxie.  “She wanted that satisfaction. She wanted it for herself wanted it like a half-starved alley-rat watching...