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An Interview with Elizabeth Helen

Elizabeth Helen is the pen name of sister duo, Elizabeth and Helen, authors of a hot new fantasy series inspired by Beauty and the Beast. Fairy tales have traditionally explored the darker aspects of...

An Interview with O.O. Sangoyomi

O.O. Sangoyomi is set to dazzle the literary world with Masquerade in July. A story that is tender and slow just as much as it is dark and thrilling, the novel weaves historical West...

REVIEW: Every Rising Sun by Jamila Ahmed

One Thousand and One Nights is the cornerstone of countless literary works, influencing writers from Leo Tolstoy to Salman Rushdie to Neil Gaiman. In Every Rising Sun, Jamila Ahmed’s novelisation of the classic tales,...

REVIEW: Dreams of Fire by Shauna Lawless

Shauna Lawless already sits pretty high on my auto-buy author list based on her first two novels, The Children of Gods and Fighting Men and The Words of Kings and Prophets. So I was extremely excited to...

REVIEW: Twilight of the Gods by Scott Oden

It is the year 1218, and deep in the wilds of Scandinavia there is a sense that Fimbulvetr, the final winter presaging Ragnarök, is at hand. While the Norse, Danes, and Swedes neighboring them...

REVIEW: The Words of Kings and Prophets by Shauna Lawless.

Irish author Shauna Lawless returns to her Gael Song series with The Words of Kings and Prophets. This fantasy novel from Ad Astra, the Science Fiction and Fantasy imprint of Head of Zeus, is the perfect blend...

REVIEW: Forged by Blood by Ehigbor Okosun

Ehigbor Okosun debuts her refreshing new voice in a tale following Dèmi, a young woman who has had everything taken from her in an empire that wants her dead. Magic-users, known as Oluso, are...

An Interview with T. Kingfisher

Thornhedge is the latest novella from the bestselling, award-winning author T. Kingfisher. She is known for her dark, fairy tale-inspired writing, such as Nettle and Bone, and her gothic novels, like A House with Good Bones. I’ve loved...

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: A Study in Drowning by Ava Reid

A Study in Drowning is, in their own words, Ava Reid’s first foray into true romance – and YA. It is their third novel after The Wolf and the Woodsman and Juniper and Thorn...

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