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Review: Roadside Picnic by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

Brothers Arkady and Boris Strugatsky came up with the idea of Roadside Picnic in Komorovo, a Russian town about an hour from St. Petersburg, in 1970. The brothers wrote the story in 1971, and...

REVIEW: The Past is Red by Catherynne Valente

The Past is Red is Catherynne Valente’s novella-length sequel to her short story, The Future Is Blue (also included with this book.) It follows Tetley Abednego, the most hated girl in Garbagetown. The Future...

REVIEW: The Offset by Calder Szewczak

In humanity’s desperate attempt to control overpopulation and stifle procreation, a drastic policy called The Offset is implemented. On this dying planet, having a child requires the greatest sacrifice and their child must live...

REVIEW: Dredd (2012)

Dredd is a 2012 sci-fi action film written by Alex Garland (The Beach, 28 Days Later, Ex Machina, Annihilation) and stars the always amazing Karl Urban (Lord of the Rings, The Boys, Thor: Ragnarök)...

REVIEW: Alpharius: Head of the Hydra

The Alpha Legion are probably the most mysterious faction in the Warhammer 40,000 universe. Seeing the world through the eyes of their primarch Alpharius in Mike Brooks’ Alpharius: Head of the Hydra is a...

REVIEW: Blood Sacrifice by Peter McLean

Corporal Cully returns to the page in Blood Sacrifice by Peter McLean. Another entry in Black Library’s new (ish) horror line of fiction, Blood Sacrifice really plays up the horror aspect significantly more than...

REVIEW: Baphomet by Night by Peter McLean

In Baphomet by Night by Peter McLean Corporal Cully drops onto forged world Baphomet with two other experienced leaders and a couple of squads of green troops fresh out of boot camp for a...

REVIEW: The Gunslinger by Stephen King

The Gunslinger, originally written by Stephen King from 1978 to 1982 then revised and re-released in 2003, is the first book in the ambitious Dark Tower series, King’s self described ‘magnum opus’. Having read...

REVIEW: The Last Watch by J.S. Dewes

The Last Watch is the debut novel from author, cinematographer, and video editor J.S. Dewes and is the first book in a new series called, The Divide. It tells the story of the crew...

REVIEW: Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor 

In Remote Control by Nedi Okorafar, Sankofa, the one who sleeps at deaths door, the remote control, arrives at a remote town in Ghana. The people are terrified of this 14 year old girl...