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The Archive Undying

REVIEW: The Archive Undying by Emma Mieko Candon

Deft of prose and evocative imagination, Emma Mieko Candon’s The Archive Undying unfolds an uncannily prescient promise: “When an AI god dies, its city dies with it.” This opening line sets the tone for...

Ghost Station

REVIEW: Ghost Station by S.A. Barnes

S.A Barnes’ Ghost Station follows Dr. Ophelia Bray, a psychiatrist who needs time to let fervor over the public suicide of one of her patients subside. While many people might move into pure research,...

The Principle of Moments

REVIEW: The Principle of Moments by Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson

The Principle of Moments, the exuberant debut novel by Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson, is a time-traveling space opera and a homage to Regency-era romances. Esmie Jikiemi-Pearson fully embraces the Chosen One trope, using it to great...

REVIEW: Blade Runner ‘Black Lotus’ #2 by Nancy Collins and Enid Balám

Blade Runner ‘Black Lotus #2 is the second installment of the miniseries sequel to the popular Cartoon Network anime starring Jessica Henwick and WIll Yun Lee. Set between the two Blade Runner movies, it...

Writing Good Tie-In Fiction: Put every writing advice survivorship bias caveat you’ve ever heard here

I love writing tie-ins. My licensed Star Trek and Alien books are some of my favorite works. However, writing advice requires me to be blunt. Please remove your fan hats and t-shirts for a...

REVIEW: August Kitko and the Mechas from Space by Alex White

August Kitko and the Mechas from Space by Alex White is a kaleidoscope of a space opera story mixed with music notes and cinematic worldbuilding that takes the reader on a wild robot-fueled ride....