‘The Girl in Red’ Review: Finding Strength in a Collapsing World

The Girl in Red is an epic journey through a post-apocalyptic world, following a twenty-something protagonist as she fights her way through the dangers of rural America. From the start, the book doesn’t shy away from the gruesome realities of desperate people doing anything to survive. Red kills when she has to and is always…

‘Middlegame’ Review: A Dark Fantasy Thrill Ride

Middlegame is the kind of all-encompassing fantasy novel that draws you in from the start, filling your senses with magic and haunting visuals. It’s dark fantasy to the core, giving us a set of characters whose evil purposes mesmerize. This world of alchemy doesn’t waste time on the pretty bits of magic, focusing instead on…

‘Radicalized’ Review: Science Fiction Meets Modern Society

Radicalized is a no holds barred look at the major issues plaguing our modern day society, incorporating science fiction and technology elements into smart, on point storytelling. I couldn’t put it down, marveling at how well he is able to discuss and breakdown issues like income inequality, racial profiling, a corrupt health system, and the…

‘Atlas Alone’ Review: Immersive Gaming Meets Dystopian Future

Atlas Alone is an exciting venture into a space, filled with suspense and advanced technologies that I’m sure will populate our shelves one day. It’s a look at a future for humanity that I desperately hope never comes to fruition. Newman takes the fear-mongering of religious zealotry and political extremism to a new level, showing…

‘The Underfoot’ Review: Hamster Mercenaries on Display

I loved everything about The Underfoot series. The concept of hamster mercenaries is incredibly intriguing, and the story is so much more. There’s a real depth to the writing, showing us the struggles of surviving in a big world when you’re so small. Everything feels epic, from the dialogue to the battles to the consequences…

‘The Chaos Function’ Review: The Art of Reworking an Apocalypse

The Chaos Function is an expertly crafted journey through the apocalypse, barreling down a winding road of terrifyingly real possibilities. What starts as a typical war reporter story becomes so much more, revealing a technology with a long and questionable history that defies understanding. Skillingstead presents us with a protagonist who is an expert at…

Comics of the Week: A Legend, A King, A Superhero

I’m about a month into my ‘Comics of the Week’ series and I have to say: I absolutely love comics! There are so many awesome new series coming out weekly. I’m a completionist when it comes to reading, so starting at the beginning of new series every week is especially epic for me. This week’s…

‘Infinite Detail’ Review: What Happens When the Data Runs Out

Infinite Detail is a reminder of what it means to be human without the distractions of technology or the constant advertisements swirling around our lives at any given time. It’s a before and after tale, detailing the lives of multiple characters who want to see the end of a hyper-surveillance world, but don’t understand the…

‘The Wall’ Review: A Terrifying Future for Humanity

The Wall brings the worst of humanity to light, giving us a glimpse of a dystopian future where one country stands strong in spite of global collapse. We see a naive young man, taught to fear the outside world, doing what he believes is his duty to protect their way of life. His collapse from…