The Razor: Action-Packed & Adrenalin-Fueled

The Razor is a genre-bending action adventure turned thriller turned horror that keeps you glued to your seat with its use of multiple narratives, a harsh setting, and a story that never gets dull. If you’re looking for an action-packed thriller with unexpected plot twists and strong writing, this is it.

5 Books I’m Thankful For

This has been an epic reading year for me. So often I set out to achieve this massive reading goal, only to falter by March and stop 80% shy of the finish line. This has been a great way to get to know the world of science fiction and fantasy, to discover new authors and…

Vox: A Chilling Tale in the Near-Future

Vox is the kind of novel that slams into you, showing you how terrible the world can be. Dalcher’s novel demands to be read. You’ll feel the frustration, anger, and pain of our protagonist, and you’ll be ready to scream along with her. This is our generation’s Handmaid’s Tale. It’s a book that compels us to wake…

Static Ruin: The Saga Ends (With A Bang)

Static Ruin takes us to the end of the Mars Xi trilogy, complete with explosions, betrayals and a startling realization that changes everything we know about our main character. White’s writing is entertaining and intriguing to read, with solid pacing and epic conclusions that will leave you both stunned and satisfied. It’s a series I’ve loved…

Overwintering Habits of the North American River Mermaid: A Shorts Review

Overwintering Habits of the North American River Mermaid is the kind of flash fiction that leaves you to create your own story from its brilliant bones. There’s a deep mystery to it, stripping away the mystical world of mermaids we were given as children and replacing it with a cold reality. Mermaids are winter visitors who…

Previewing ‘The Priory of the Orange Tree’

The Priory of the Orange Tree is a classic fantasy epic, mixing the complications of competing governments and stringent court life with mystical dragons and a fascinating mythology. We follow multiple characters as their lives begin to converge, mashing warring cultures together as the world changes around them. Political intrigue abounds, pulling you into the…

Thanksgiving: A Shorts Review

Thanksgiving is the kind of story that pulls you in ever so slowly until it smacks you in the head with a plot twist that both delights and baffles. It’s a story much in line with Brazil, creating this weird reality where things that shouldn’t be possible are completely normal, where the fantastical is just…

Empire of Sand: Desert Mysticism Amidst Ancient Magic

Empire of Sand takes you deep into the desert, mixing magic, mystical arts and religion in a world where empire comes before all else. Suri has created a world you yearn to explore, where creatures and beasts lie in wait on the edge of reality. The writing is complex and well executed, giving you an intricately…

Previewing ‘A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World’

I had the chance to preview the first few chapters of A Boy and His Dog at the End of the World and was impressed by the strong first-person narrative and the daily life of a dystopian future set long after the end of modern society. There isn’t a deep fear looming from the beginning. So…

The Subjugate: Crime, Religion & Technology

The Subjugate is deftly written, pairing the thrill of a crime novel with an analysis of technology and its impact on the world at large. Central to the novel is a critique of methods of control, examining religion, technology, and the criminal justice system. Bridgeman doesn’t shy away from these debates, presenting strong opinions on the…