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REVIEW: The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf is the first attempt from Netflix to flesh out the world of the Continent introduced in the Henry Cavill led series from 2019. The anime prequel follows the...

Aussie stouts and book pairings to warm your grimdark heart

There are few better ways to spend a winter’s afternoon than opening up a grimdark book next to an Australian royal imperial stout (barrel aged if you can get it!), kicking your feet up...

REVIEW: Assassin by Andy Peloquin

Assassin by Andy Peloquin is the revised version of Darkblade Assassin, which was a indie dark fantasy novel released in 2018. This new version of the book is half-again in size of the original...

Read chapter one of Warriors of God by Andrzej Sapkowski

After absolutely loving The Tower of Fools by Andrzej Sapkowski the team and I were incredibly excited to be approached by Gollancz and offered not only an excerpt of chapter one of Warriors of...

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An Interview with Peter V. Brett

For me as a reader, there are books and authors such as Peter V. Brett that have made a lasting impression on me. Ones that I consider to be gateway drugs for lack of...

REVIEW: Wonderland by Zoje Stage

Wonderland is a chilling and captivating horror tale that follows the point of view perspective of Orla, a former formidable ballet dancer who never quite reached the lofty heights of stardom. After her retirement,...

REVIEW: Nothing but Blackened Teeth by Cassandra Khaw

Brooding and dark, Nothing but Blackened Teeth drew me in and kept me off-balance. Always on the precipice of scary, it never quite tipped over. Instead, it stayed an eerie book, one that has...

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, identity and justice, and...

REVIEW: The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

The Only Good Indians, by Stephen Graham Jones, is an absolutely incredible horror novel. It follows four Indigenous men, a decade after a disastrous hunting trip, as they are hunted by a vengeful spirit....

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REVIEW: The Haunting of Tram Car 015 by P. Djèlí Clark

The Haunting of Tram Car 015 is a story that takes place in an alternative history of Egypt after the British rule was overthrown in 1879. Now, the year is 1912. Cairo is written...