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REVIEW: Paternus: War of Gods by Dyrk Ashton

I received an uncorrected proof copy of Paternus: War of Gods in exchange for an honest review. Thank you to Dyrk Ashton. Only a handful of days have passed since the hospital attack in...

REVIEW: Toreador by Stewart Wieck

The Vampire: The Masquerade Clan Novel series is something that I enjoyed a great deal when I was eighteen years old and it was 1999. My taste in fiction was not quite as refined...

An Interview with Kim Harrison

Kim Harrison is a New York Times best-selling author of The Hollows Series, The Madison Avery Series, The Peri Reed Chronicles, and two graphic novels that take place in The Hollows world. Kim Harrison sat down with...

REVIEW: American Demon by Kim Harrison

Sometimes the end of something is just the beginning of a new chapter. Things don’t have to end. Characters don’t have to stop because, with some, there is so much more story to tell—case...

An Interview with Luke Arnold

Many people know actor Luke Arnold from the Starz TV show Black Sails where he plays the character, John Silver. But, to add to his extensive acting credits is his debut novel, The Last Smile in Sunder...

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...

14 Female Fantasy Author Recommendations

On the Fantasy-Faction – Fantasy Book Discussion Facebook page today a gentleman asked for recommendations on what people regarded as the best fantasy written by female authors. Since I started reading fantasy in 2012...

REVIEW: Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse

Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse follows protagonist Maggie Hoskie as she lives and battles in the “sixth world.” The Sixth World is the age that has come after climate change and the big floods...

REVIEW: Sabbath by Nick Mamatas

Sabbath by Nick Mamatas is a death metal band rolled in a taquito. It is strange, addictive, probably bad for your arteries, and at times makes you want to headbang to some Slayer. These...

REVIEW: An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard

An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard seems like a straightforward dark magic story, but it is anything but. If you are just reading the description of this story, on the surface it looks...