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REVIEW: Darkdawn by Jay Kristoff

The concluding volume of The Nevernight Chronicle has cemented the view in my mind that Jay Kristoff deserves to be placed among the great grimdark authors. Darkdawn is a brilliant conclusion to the trilogy,...

REVIEW: The Sun Casts No Shadow by Mark Richardson

The Sun Casts No Shadow by Mark Richardson follows Wellington Thorneycroft, a pickpocket doing his best to survive the soul-crushing urban dystopia of the City. Surrounded by unscalable walls, scorched with stifling heat, and...

REVIEW: The Winter Road by Adrian Selby

Adrian Selby’s The Winter Road, follows the ambition, drive, and cost to build a road across the perilous wilderness of The Circle, uniting the warring clans and creating a trade route. Behind this daring...

An interview with Catherynne Valente

Catherynne Valente is the author of over twenty books, several novellas, and a long list of short fiction. Her most recent, The Past Is Red, a post-climate change story of the last of humanity...

REVIEW: Legacy of Light by Matthew Ward

Matthew Ward’s Legacy series reaches its brutal conclusion in Legacy of Light. A book of personal, moral, and physical attrition, Legacy of Light continues the story of the Tressian republic and the Hadari empire, the lands...

So, you want to become an SFF book reviewer?

Book reviewing in the SFF community is an awesome gig. The books hitting our inboxes and post boxes in 2020 and 2021 just keep getting better and better. And as an SFF book reviewer,...

REVIEW: Berek the Blackguard by Frank Thomas

The path to freedom is marked with treachery and death. Frank Thomas’s Berek The Blackguard is an epic fantasy novella that follows one King’s crusade to liberate his kingdom of Alba. Prior to the...

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...

Beyond Redemption by Michael R. Fletcher

Catching up with grimdark fantasy champion Michael R. Fletcher

Our man in the trenches Tom Smith gets into the darkest side of fantasy, catching up with Beyond Redemption author and champion of grimdark fantasy, Michael R. Fletcher. We chat about his writing process...

Dune trailer gives a glimpse into the future

The trailer for Denis Villieneuve’s long awaited movie adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sci-fi classic Dune has finally dropped and it’s packed with tantalising moments. Dune has been adapted before, with the 1984 David Lynch...