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REVIEW: Permafrost by Alastair Reynolds

The ironic thing about the novella, Permafrost, is that in Permafrost, nothing is permanent. The name belies the content. The future, the past, and the present are all malleable constructs. I haven’t read any...

5 brilliant Polish SFF book covers

I was sitting down in a Sydney pub with Jeremy Szal (author of the brilliant Stormblood and the upcoming Blindspace) when the topic of book covers came up. We’d been discussing my completion of the Red...

REVIEW: Morning Star by Pierce Brown

In Morning Star, the final book in the Red Rising trilogy, we catch back up with Darrow and it’d be an understatement to say he’s in a tight spot. His rebellion in tatters, his...

REVIEW: Drones by Rob J. Hayes

Drones by Rob J. Hayes is a cyberpunk novel that may be my favorite of his writings. Rob J. Hayes is no stranger to grimdark and is one of the underrated voices in the...

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...