BOOK REVIEW: The Roboteer by Alex Lamb

BOOK REVIEW: The Roboteer by Alex Lamb

25 Mar, 2017

Humanity has been upgraded. Humanity has spread to the stars, upgraded with technology and genetic modification. For the billions left on Earth, those who have tampered with the human form are heretics. And so the unequal war began. But Earth has deployed a devastating new weapon and so one outworlder ship and their new Roboteer are sent on what seems to be a suicide mission to discover the origins of this new thread. What they find will change the universe and the human race, for ever.

BOOK REVIEW: Buffalo Soldier

BOOK REVIEW: Buffalo Soldier

23 Mar, 2017

Buffalo Soldier is a fascinating novella which creates a world quite unlike the one you expect it to be, but all too familiar to our own. With interesting characters and brimming with ideas, it is a great journey. Just be prepared, this may not be the story you were expecting; rather one that needs to be told.

BOOK REVIEW: Passing Strange

BOOK REVIEW: Passing Strange

14 Mar, 2017

A beautiful character focussed drama which rummages through all your emotions and illuminates a history all too often ignored in mainstream publications.

Celebrate 35 years of Fighting Fantasy with the You are the Hero 2 Kickstarter

Celebrate 35 years of Fighting Fantasy with the You are the Hero 2 Kickstarter

10 Mar, 2017

Jonathan Green is back on Kickstarter to celeberate 35 years of Fighting Fantasy gamebooks with You Are the Hero 2. Featuring interviews, artwork and more, this book will be a must have for anyone interested in gamebooks.

BOOK REVIEW: Agents of Dreamland

BOOK REVIEW: Agents of Dreamland

6 Mar, 2017

Agents of Dreamland is a brilliant but headache inducing novella which continues to demonstrate the strength of this move from Tor.

BOOK REVIEW: The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories

BOOK REVIEW: The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories

3 Mar, 2017

It’s rare to come across a short story collection that hits all your buttons in terms of content, quality and diversity, but The Djinn Falls in Love & Other Stories from Rebellion Publishing is a rare and magical thing indeed! Collected and edited by Mahvesh Murad and Jared Shurin, these stories include the visions of authors from around the world – Bangladesh, US, UK, Egypt, Pakistan, Nigeria and elsewhere – all concerned with the spirit of fire, the djinn.

BOOK REVIEW: Down Among The Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

BOOK REVIEW: Down Among The Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

24 Feb, 2017

A modern fairy tale which for once carries a warning for parents rather than children.

BOOK REVIEW: Winter Tide

BOOK REVIEW: Winter Tide

23 Feb, 2017

Winter Tide is an evocative and cerebral debut novel that takes an interesting approach to Lovecraft’s work. Building on her earlier novelette, Emrys uses these themes to take an uncomfortable look at the history of race relations in America.

BOOK REVIEW: The Ninth Rain by Jen Williams

BOOK REVIEW: The Ninth Rain by Jen Williams

20 Feb, 2017

A must-read for fantasy fans.

BOOK REVIEW: 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

BOOK REVIEW: 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

15 Feb, 2017

From multi award-winning author and script writer Sarah Pinborough, 13 Minutes is a thrilling psychological YA thriller about our most important relationships and what we really know about the people closest to us. A novel about manipulation and the power of the truth in the age of the smart phone and social media, 13 Minutes is a must read for teenagers and fans of enthralling domestic noir.