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REVIEW: Thornhedge by T. Kingfisher

The latest novella from Hugo, Nebula, and Locus Award-winning author T. Kingfisher is Thornhedge. Kingfisher is a definite favourite in the halls of Grimdark Magazine and personally is one of the authors on my auto-buy list. Thornhedge is another of...

REVIEW: After the Forest by Kell Woods

Have you ever wondered what happens after the witch is defeated? After the fairy tale runs its course and the characters have a whole life to live? After the Forest by Kell Woods asks...

REVIEW: Shield Maiden by Sharon Emmerichs

Shield Maiden is the debut novel from Sharon Emmerichs and published by Ad Astra, the science fiction and fantasy imprint of Head of Zeus. It is a richly detailed historical fantasy set in the Middle...

REVIEW: The Wolf Among Us

The Wolf Among Us is, in my opinion, Telltale’s best game. This is a controversial opinion because most people tend to point to The Walking Dead as the best game. It’s a close tie but...

REVIEW: Arch-Conspirator by Veronica Roth

Veronica Roth’s novella, Arch-Conspirator, reimagines the Athenian tragedy, “Antigone,” by Sophocles. Combining a distant future with current themes, Roth increases the pressure and keeps the fuse burning right up until the very end. Each...

REVIEW: The Book of Gothel by Mary McMyne

The Book of Gothel by Mary McMyne is a compulsively readable historical fantasy inspired by the fairy tale of Rapunzel. Set in the Holy Roman Empire in the twelfth century, this tells the story...

REVIEW: Nettle and Bone by T. Kingfisher

T. Kingfisher is a Hugo and Nebula Award winning author, and Nettle and Bone is her latest deliciously dark adult fantasy offering. Nettle and Bone is a standalone novel, expanding on of the world...

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