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The Mirror's Truth by Michael R. Fletcher

REVIEW: The Mirror’s Truth by Michael R. Fletcher

Warning: Spoilers for Manifest Delusions book one, Beyond Redemption, included in this review. After reading Beyond Redemption last year, I confess to a giddy anticipation of the sequel—The Mirror’s Truth. When GdM alumnus and...

REVIEW: The Whale Road by Robert Low

The Whale Road is a fearsome tale of a band of vikings hunting relics, drinking hard and fighting harder. Robert Low is another of the Norse-period writers on my favourite shelf. “By Odin’s Hairy...

REVIEW: A Time of Courage by John Gwynne

I received an advanced review copy of A Time of Courage in exchange for an honest review. I would like to thank John Gwynne and Tor for the opportunity. A Time of Courage is...

REVIEW: The Unspoken Name by A. K. Larkwood

A.K Larkwood’s debut novel, The Unspoken Name, the first novel in The Serpent’s Gate series, is all about choice. There is absolute power in hitting bottom; you have faced death, the end, and come...

REVIEW: The Vagabond King by Jodie Bond

In Jodie Bond’s debut novel, The Vagabond King, a devastating raid by an army of immortals leaves Prince Threon with a murdered family and a stolen kingdom. But when the deposed royal sets out...

REVIEW: The Light of All That Falls by James Islington

I have been looking forward to reading The Light of All That Falls ever since I finished An Echo of Things To Come and have been counting down the days until I could return...

REVIEW: Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire

Come Tumbling Down, Seanan Mcguire’s fifth installment in the Wayward Children series follows the adventures of the delightfully macabre and grisly Wolcott twins. Jack, the mad scientist, sufferer of OCD, and generally quirky misanthrope...

REVIEW: The Girl and the Stars by Mark Lawrence

I received an uncorrected proof copy of The Girl and the Stars. I would like to thank Mark Lawrence and Harper Voyager for the opportunity. This tale is set in the same world as...

Foreign Devils by John Hornor Jacobs

Review: Foreign Devils by John Hornor Jacobs

Foreign Devils by John Hornor Jacobs is the recent follow-up to his 2014 novel The Incorruptibles. It is a beautifully written, ambitious, and refreshing work even if it fails to deliver a satisfying ending...

The Witcher III

How to Make a Grimdark Setting

I’m a huge fan of Andrjez Sapkowski’s The Witcher novels. While most fans are familiar with the series through CD Projekt Red’s video game trilogy, the novels are an excellent grimdark series of their...