“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 grown-up fable, a charming, though bloody, fairytale for adults.”
Bob Howard of Her Majesty’s Secret Occult Services, aka the Laundry section of the Special Operations Executive, is having a bad day—and it’s only going to get worse.
“a suspense novel with a hovering expectation of supernatural dread . . .”
“by turns, a scifi tale, a political satire, a colossal comedy of errors, and a very slowly percolating romance.”
“Mapping the Interior is a darkly meditative tale of innocence, family, and ghosts that only Stephen Graham Jones could tell.”
A Shining in the Shadows is the second installment of The Gabriel Davenport Series by Beverley Lee.
“a satirical, thought provoking, and stimulating novella.”
“Nagata is rapidly assuming her place among the greats of military science fiction . . .”
“Drayden has knocked it out of the park with this novel. . . . an excellent piece of fiction that is levels above any of the summer reads coming out.”
“an engrossing description of evil and the devastating results of its corruption . . .”
“an imaginative story with some creative viewpoints about guilt, punishment, and redemption . . .”
Detective Kat Murphy’s life is hell . . . literally.
Haruki Murakami is an author who has never been easy to categorize.
Carnivalesque by Neil Jordan tells the story of Andy, a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, who, upon visiting a carnival with his parents, enters the hall of mirrors where he becomes tr
“a preposterous, fun, but perilous escapade, written in an easy-to-read narrative, with a slight stream-of-consciousness air . . .”
"The thing forces its way out of the president-elect's body, through his unbuttoned shirt, and unfurls down his body.
Each year, the stories nominated for the annual Nebula Awards are collected into an anthology and published all together, and this year's collection is very good.
“proceeds at a brisk pace and accomplishes the theme of alternate history with style and intelligence, offering up a fascinating glimpse of What if?”
The Star Wars franchise, with its blockbuster feature films, Disney animated series, and bestselling novels, needs no introduction.
“Rene Depestre’s masterpiece and one of the greatest examples of Haitian literature.”