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REVIEW: Exordia by Seth Dickinson

Exordia—Seth Dickinson’s latest offering to the SF/F gods—begins not with a bang, or a whimper. Instead, it begins with a Michael Crichton quote. “The most likely consequence of contact is absolute terror.” Once you...

REVIEW: Deity by Matt Wesolowski

After reading and being blown away by Matt Wesolowski’s Demon in 2021, I am slightly embarrassed that it has taken me this long to return to the Six Stories world. To make matters worse,...

REVIEW: Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon has been a long time coming. Martin Scorsese’s latest epic has been in the works for some time and this three-and-a-half-hour epic set in 1920s Oklahoma has been garnering...

REVIEW: Starling House by Alix E. Harrow

Alix E. Harrow has this knack for writing characters like bruised steel. It’s specifically those dents, scratches, and ugliness that make her work stick out as more enchanting than the entirety of book releases...

REVIEW: The Graveyard Shift by Maria Lewis

Tinsel Munroe is the host of “The Graveyard Shift,” an overnight horror-themed radio show on 102.8 HitsFM, Melbourne’s hottest station. Despite her best efforts she finds herself mostly treading water in her career, trapped...

REVIEW: The Edge of Sleep by Jake Emmanuel and Willie Block

Before it was a novel, The Edge of Sleep by Jake Emmanuel and Willie Block, was one of the best SF podcasts in recent memory. I remember being utterly riveted when I first listened...

REVIEW: The Once Yellow House by Gemma Amor

Religious occultism collides with the color yellow in Gemma Amor’s latest horror novel, The Once Yellow House. The Bram Stoker Award-nominated author adopts an entirely epistolary format for The Once Yellow House, with the...

REVIEW: The Handyman Method by Nick Cutter and Andrew F. Sullivan

The Handyman Method is a wickedly brutal horror novel coauthored by Nick Cutter and Andrew F. Sullivan that provides a heinous twist on the classic haunted house theme while delivering equal doses of hilarity...

REVIEW: Ascension by Nicholas Binge

Ascension by Nicholas Binge is an epistolary novel where well-respected physicist, Harry Tunmore, documents the investigation of the scientific team he is a part of, who are exploring the bizarre appearance of a giant...

REVIEW: The Insatiable Volt Sisters by Rachel Eve Moulton

The Insatiable Volt Sisters is the second horror novel published by Rachel Eve Moulton, following up on her debut, Tinfoil Butterfly, which was shortlisted for the Shirley Jackson Award. In The Insatiable Volt Sisters,...