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Classical Mythology Inspired Fiction: Where to Start Reading

Over the last few years, stories inspired by mythology have become an integral part of fiction, spawning off a sub-genre of retellings. Personally, I’m here for all of them and have been devouring any...

REVIEW: Arca by G. R. Macallister

Arca by G. R. Maccalister is the second novel in Macallister’s The Five Queendoms series, picking up where last year’s Scorpica left off. It is published by the Saga Press imprint of Simon and Schuster in America and Titan...

REVIEW: The Witch and the Tsar by Olesya Salnikova Gilmore

The Witch and the Tsar is Olesya Salnikova Gilmore’s intriguing debut. It has been published in the US for a few months, but the UK edition was just released in December – both have...

REVIEW: The Last Tale of the Flower Bride by Roshani Chokshi

The Last Tale of the Flower Bride is Roshani Chokshi’s adult novel debut. I’ve read some of her young adult fantasy before and enjoyed it, and her short story was one of my stand...

REVIEW: Loki by Melvin Burgess

Melvin Burgess’ Loki is a grown-up take on Norse mythology. This Loki is a sassy, dirty-talking god who is determined to tell his own story. Part fictional autobiography, part oral story-telling in written form....

REVIEW: The World of Cyberpunk 2077

The World of Cyberpunk 2077 is basically an RPG supplement without the RPG stats. It is a guidebook to the fascinating world of Cyberpunk 2077, video game sequel/adaptation of Mike Pondsmith’s fantastic world of...

REVIEW: Heart of the Sun Warrior by Sue Lynn Tan

Heart of the Sun Warrior is the second book in Sue Lynn Tan’s Celestial Kingdom duology, following up on The Daughter of the Moon Goddess (see our review of the first book here). This...

REVIEW: Echolands by J.H Williams III

I’ll preface this review with a statement that, ordinarily, would be found nearer to the end: Drop whatever else it is you’re doing and buy Echolands. Honestly. What J.H. Williams III (hereafter referred to...

REVIEW: In A Garden Burning Gold by Rory Power

In A Garden Burning Gold is Rory Power’s adult debut. After a couple of young adult novels, she’s switched over to writing for a new audience, and a new genre. This is dark epic...

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REVIEW: Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

Sue Lynn Tan’s debut Daughter of the Moon Goddess is inspired by the Chinese legend of Chang’e and Houyi, although it is set years after that story ends. Xingyin is the daughter of the...