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.

BOOK REVIEW: 2000 AD’s Greatest: Celebrating Forty Years

BOOK REVIEW: 2000 AD’s Greatest: Celebrating Forty Years

5 Feb, 2017

Coincident with iconic British anthology comic 2000 AD’s anniversary celebrations, a number of commemorative publications from Rebellion Publishing including the anomalous anthology, 2000 AD’s Greatest: Celebrating Forty Years.

BOOK REVIEW: The Mighty One: My Life Inside the Nerve Centre

BOOK REVIEW: The Mighty One: My Life Inside the Nerve Centre

2 Feb, 2017

As 2000 AD prepares to celebrate its fortieth anniversary, the man who oversaw the comic’s ‘golden age’ as editor, Steve MacManus, takes us past the marbled reception and down the long, dark corridors of Fleetway House circa 1973 with his engaging memoir, The Mighty One: My Life Inside the Nerve Centre.

SFFH Books Coming To A Bookstore Near You Soon!

SFFH Books Coming To A Bookstore Near You Soon!

25 Jan, 2017

My most anticipated science fiction, fantasy and horror books due out soon – tell us what yours are!

Gamer Confession: I Still Love Adventure Gamebooks

Gamer Confession: I Still Love Adventure Gamebooks

16 Jan, 2017

Find out why The Next Level’s Ant has such a fondness for Adventure Gamebooks and how mobile devices have helped keep this love going. There are also some digital gamebook recommendations here.