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REVIEW: The Reverie by Peter Fehervari

The Reverie by Peter Fehervari was released (fittingly!) on the 31st of October, the first of his novels in the Warhammer Horror line. As with all Peter Fehervari’s work, it can be read alone...

REVIEW: Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits by David Wong

Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits is fun as hell. It is an excellent introduction to David Wong as a writer and his style of wacky gonzo-esque humor if you are a fan of Transmetropolitan or Snow...

REVIEW: Dune: The Duke of Caladan by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

As the classic novel Dune by Frank Herbert opens, we’re introduced to the noble family of House Atreides, as they’re moving operations from their homeworld of Caladan to a new holding, the desert planet...

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REVIEW: Ballistic by Marko Kloos

Ballistic, the second installment of the Palladium Wars by Marko Kloos, is an epic story that feels like a fluid transition from the first book. It picks up right where we left off after...

REVIEW: Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

Nearly impossible to put down, Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse is engrossing and irresistible from cover to cover. The author deftly weaves a sweeping tale of vengeance, power, and loneliness in a fascinating fantasy...

REVIEW: Gestapo Mars by Victor Gischler

Victor Gischler’s Gestapo Mars is proclaimed by its blurb to be a tale of ‘Extraterrestrial espionage with sex, violence and Nazis’. This isn’t quite wrong, but doesn’t sum up the tale as a whole....

REVIEW: Titanicus by Dan Abnett

A stand-alone novel both within the universe of Warhammer 40,000 and his own Sabbat Worlds sub-setting, Titanicus is a 2008 novel by Dan Abnett, republished in 2018 by the Black Library. It deals principally...

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: The Key to Fear by Kristin Cast

In the post-pandemic America of Kristin Cast’s young adult novel The Key To Fear, life in the city of Westfall is entirely geared towards staying safe and healthy. Fifty years after the Cerberus virus...

REVIEW: Notes from Small Planets by Nate Crowley

One thing I love about speculative fiction is the way that the stories we love also introduce us to interesting worlds that differ to lesser or greater extent from our familiar existence. Over time,...