“The Grand Dark doesn’t rise above the pulpy, overwrought drama of the eponymous theater’s productions.
“The end result is that Johnston delivers a kick-in-the nuts, edgy, and dark book that excites on every level.”
“Any reader who likes the literary convention of placing real-life people in fictional situations will wholeheartedly enjoy Stoker’s Wilde.”
“The Razor is science fiction written at a thriller pace.
“Titanshade satisfies well enough to make you start over at the beginning to see what you missed.”
“far-reaching, ambitious, and urgently queer. . . . it contains magnificent work worth diving into, even at the risk of drowning or being devoured.”
“It’s rare to find a genre novel so satisfying in its commitment to political realism . . .”
“this novel is definitely a heart-pounder, and a good incentive to sleep with the lights on. Kudos to Anonymous for a chilling addition to stories of this urban legend.”
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“this story is full evidence that ghosties and ghoulies inhabit places other than the United States and Transylvania.”
“Sisyphean is a challenging read, but love it or leave it, one will come away with a deep admiration for its ideas, genre boundary breaking, immersive world-buildi
“In Queen Phela, authors Golden and Lebbon have created a female villain rivaling Lady Macbeth.”
“Both youngsters and adults alike will be thrilled by Nick’s trials and tribulations and how he rises above them.”
“I’m not old enough to cope with this.”
“A powerful and thought-provoking story filled with the use of Native American legends and arcane magic.”
Markswoman introduces a bright new series to fantasy fiction. It’s a strong start, but it comes with a hitch.
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 . . .”
“Mapping the Interior is a darkly meditative tale of innocence, family, and ghosts that only Stephen Graham Jones could tell.”
Editorial superstar Ellen Datlow possesses a monumental knack for putting out original, thoughtful, and high-quality anthologies.
A Song for No Man’s Land is the first in a planned series.
“. . . guarantees the reader will believe there are truly things that go bump in the night . . . ”
“Alastair Reynolds weaves a tapestry of dark, dystopian societies in a tense, colorful narrative.”
“Even if you are not a regular reader of fantasy fiction, you may well enjoy this collection. Mr. Powers is a talented writer.
Invincible is the second installment in Sherrilyn Kenyon’s first foray into the young adult market. It follows the first book in the series, Infinity.