“Ragnvald danced on the oars, leaping from one to the next as the crew rowed. Some kept their oars steady to make it easier for him; some tried to jostle Ragnvald off when he landed on them.
A good translation can make or break a book. It’s entirely possible for an exquisite novel to be perceived as lacking, inaccesible, or plain not good enough when translated into another language.
“a lovely installment, if a brief one, filled with amusing events, and a slowly mounting sense of dread . . .”
“Genre and gender bending, erudite and steamy, Machado’s stories manage to defy expectation and be compulsively readable.”
“a literary tour-de-force of the supernatural genre, at the same time disturbing, frightening, and fascinating.”
“for anyone with a true interest in Star Wars, Ian Doescher’s adaptation is a treat.”
“a fast, funny, and rip-roaring adventure of a few days in the life of an orc who’d like to forget his former association with a certain elf, and the elf who’s fighting against awakening ol
“a character study of the changes love in its various forms makes in individuals accustomed to lives of violence . . .”
“The Twilight Pariah is the kind of story that makes the goosebumps rise.”
“Ladee Hubbard has written a celebration of family, as well as of the individual.”
“. . . a fascinating cross-section of those tales that become the forebears of the many science fiction/fantasy stories of our 20th and 21st centuries.”
"skillfully woven . . ."
“a delightful book, guaranteed to promote snickers, chuckles, and a guffaw or two.”
“in dire need of a copy edit and therefore difficult to read.”
“This children’s story based on the characters created by Chris Carter will make fans of a new generation.”
“The War of the Worlds is a classic of early science fiction.
"reads like a writer having fun, which is always good to experience."
“perfect summer reading for all of us who desperately need a break from the stress and worry of today’s modern world and depend on the creative power of writers to deliver it to us.”
“The Bedlam Stacks is an adventure, perhaps a fable, but definitely an intriguing flight of historical fantasy.”
". . . little treasure of a novella . . ."
“a delightful, sometimes amusing, always exciting steampunk adventure. . . . For those who like their history heavily dipped in fantasy or their science fiction a bit historical . .
“Lee Markham’s The Truants is a welcome and memorable addition to the vampire subgenre, full of original ideas and some nightmarishly vivid imagery.”
Book one of the Waning Moon Duology introduces us to five sister-princesses who discover that their lavish life in the palace is not everything they think it is.
“a suspense novel with a hovering expectation of supernatural dread . . .”