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REVIEW: Red Noise by John P. Murphy

If Red Noise was a mixed drink it would be four parts A Fistful of Dollars, one-part Romeo & Juliet, poured over moon rocks and shaken, not stirred. If you are a fan of...

Exclusive cover reveal for Blindspace by Jeremy Szal

After exploding onto the science fiction scene with his barnstorming adrenaline-fest, alien drug-fuelled debut, Stormblood, Jeremy Szal is back with Blindspace, book two in The Common. Blindspace isn’t scheduled for release by Gollancz until October...

REVIEW: All Systems Red by Martha Wells

I started listening to All Systems Red on Scribd with the hopes of passing some time listening to something fun and simple while doing kitchen chores. Boy, was I wrong. I ended up not...

REVIEW: To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini

I received a limited edition proof copy of To Sleep in a Sea of Stars in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to Christopher Paolini and Tor Books. In To Sleep in a...

REVIEW: Red Rising by Pierce Brown

For years my friends have been recommending I read Red Rising by Pierce Brown. For years I looked at it, and looked at it again, and it just never caught my interest enough to...

Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan

12 SF must reads for grimdark fans

Coming off the back of finishing the brilliant SF romp Woken Furies by Richard K. Morgan I asked the Grimdark Magazine reviewer team what they thought were the must read SF books for grimdark...

REVIEW: Crossfire by Matthew Farrer

Judge, jury and executioner in the Judge Dredd mould, the Adeptus Arbites act as the long arm of the law on the countless planets of the Imperium. Largely overshadowed in the fiction of the...

REVIEW: Dispel Illusion by Mark Lawrence

“Sometimes being wrong is the right answer.” That’s a great lead on the blurb for this book, and only makes sense after the experience has completed. Dispel Illusion is the third and final installation...

REVIEW: Home Fires by Gene Wolfe

Whatever dystopias the late Gene Wolfe may have written, it is perhaps fairer to say that he was more invested in investigating the state of the personality of his characters. We may track this...

REVIEW: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

Usually novels end with the villain being vanquished. Not so with Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth. Known for the YA phenomenon Divergent in the early 2010s, this is her adult SFF debut, and it...