Dickinson’s worldbuilding is uniquely abstract, full of pseudoscience and steampunk anachronisms, invented philosophical frameworks, and reimagined gender roles.Read More The Tyrant by Seth Dickinson
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– What Happened – What happened?? I discovered Magic the Gathering: Arena on iPhone, that’s what happened. I’ve lost lost entire days of my life to that game, and I’m shocked to find out that it’s suddenly almost May. I’ve always wanted to play MTG but never met anyone else who played, so I’ve had […]Read More What’s up, May?
The Sword in the Street is a low fantasy, slice-of-life story set in a city where all workers require patron sponsorshipRead More The Sword in the Street by C. M. Caplan
– What Happened – Well, for once it didn’t feel like the weeks flew by! March seemed to go on and on, and perhaps it did since I got some decent reading done and checked off all of my monthly goals: read an ARC, a self-published book, a book off my shelf, and read a […]Read More What’s up, April?
If you follow my blog you’ll know by now I’m a big fan of Dan Fitzgerald’s The Maer Cycle, so reading the final instalment in his trilogy was bittersweet.Read More The Place Below by Dan Fitzgerald
The Unbroken reflects the stunningly illustrated Tommy Arnold cover as a story about gritty characters determined to make their mark on the world.Read More The Unbroken by C. L. Clark
We Men of Ash and Shadow has the themes and moody atmosphere that earns it a GD membership card, but Tinsley’s novel feels fresh, intelligent and bold.Read More We Men of Ash and Shadow by HL Tinsley
Monthly update time! Is anyone else still surprised every year by how short February is? – What Happened – It turns out that 07:30 to 20:30 shifts are quite tiring, so I’m pretty happy that I managed to read two novels, one novella, and an anthology despite being a zombie on my days off! I […]Read More What’s up, March?
Glitter + Ashes: Queer Tales of a World That Wouldn’t Die is an anthology of post-apocalyptic fiction published by Neon Hemlock, a small press specialising in speculative writing and queer chapbooks.Read More Glitter + Ashes by dave ring (Editor)