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REVIEW: Redsight by Meredith Mooring

All Korinna wants to do is stay alive. And live in peace. But she’s a Redseer, a blind priestess with the power to manipulate space and time. In the hostile world of Meredith Mooring’s...

The Principle of Moments

REVIEW: The Principle of Moments by Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson

The Principle of Moments, the exuberant debut novel by Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson, is a time-traveling space opera and a homage to Regency-era romances. Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson fully embraces the Chosen One trope, using it to great...

8 new and upcoming SFF and horror releases for grimdark fans to celebrate Pride Month 2023

In June, we celebrate and commemorate the Pride movement – recognising the LGBTQ+ movement and celebrating its culture. Throughout this month, we have been sharing some of our favourite queer reads on the GdM...

REVIEW: Sister, Maiden, Monster by Lucy A. Snyder

Visceral, gory, and deliciously unhinged, Sister, Maiden, Monster is a fast-paced, disturbingly relatable pandemic horror that I absolutely devoured and never wanted to end. Centering around the deadly—and thankfully fictional—PVG virus (polymorphic viral gastroencephalitis),...

REVIEW: To Shape a Dragon’s Breath by Moniquill Blackgoose

In a grim world damaged by dragon wars, colonization, and industrialization, To Shape a Dragon’s Breath follows the story of a young Indigenous girl who becomes the hope of her people. Instead of Dragon...

REVIEW: Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu

Carmilla by J. Sheridan Le Fanu is the one of the first great works of vampire fiction, published in 1872, about a quarter century before Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Like the undead titular character, Carmilla...

REVIEW: The Bruising of Qilwa by Naseem Jamnia

Naseem Jamnia gifts a wonderous new world in their debut novella, The Bruising of Qilwa. A world plagued with genocide and disease, a great number of refugees seek safer lands. Yet, Jamnia offers a...

Review: Deep Roots by Ruthanna Emery

Deep Roots is the sequel to Ruthanna Emrys’ Winter Tide and The Litany of Earth. It is a story set in a “perspective flip” Cthulhu Mythos. The basic idea behind the Innsmouth Legacy is...

REVIEW: The Red Scholar’s Wake by Aliette de Bodard

Aliette de Bodard’s The Red Scholar’s Wake was one of my most anticipated novels of 2022 and it did not disappoint. Inspired by the author’s Vietnamese heritage, this is the story of an arranged...