Fantasy

Reviewed by: 

“In Starless, Jacqueline Carey has achieved what many have floundered: a story in which gender is complex and integral to the plot, but is not the plot within itself.”

Reviewed by: 

“a fast-moving, exciting, sometimes near-harrowing story of one of man’s basic fears, that of the denial of one’s true identity by those he loves.”

Reviewed by: 

Sixteen people are found brutally murdered in an illegal gambling club in Angra Dastrelas, the corrupt capital city of the corporate-owned planet Gattis.

Reviewed by: 

“Then again, true love required so much more than the boy-meets-girl stuff—and mutual attraction was the easy part.”

Reviewed by: 

“In Queen Phela, authors Golden and Lebbon have created a female villain rivaling Lady Macbeth.”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“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.”

Reviewed by: 

Gluttony Bay is the sixth book in the Sin du Jour Affair by Matt Wallace, preparing fans for the Martini Shot of the series.

Reviewed by: 

Spellbinding is an appropriate word to describe S. A. Chakraborty’s debut novel, The City of Brass. Mesmerizing is another.

Reviewed by: 

“a character study of the changes love in its various forms makes in individuals accustomed to lives of violence . . .”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

The Twilight Pariah is the kind of story that makes the goosebumps rise.”

Reviewed by: 

“Ladee Hubbard has written a celebration of family, as well as of the individual.”

Author(s):
Reviewed by: 

"skillfully woven . . ."

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“a delightful book, guaranteed to promote snickers, chuckles, and a guffaw or two.”

Author(s):
Reviewed by: 

"reads like a writer having fun, which is always good to experience."

Reviewed by: 

“The Bedlam Stacks is an adventure, perhaps a fable, but definitely an intriguing flight of historical fantasy.”

Author(s):
Reviewed by: 

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

Reviewed by: 

“a preposterous, fun, but perilous escapade, written in an easy-to-read narrative, with a slight stream-of-consciousness air . . .”

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

"The thing forces its way out of the president-elect's body, through his unbuttoned shirt, and unfurls down his body.

Reviewed by: 

“proceeds at a brisk pace and accomplishes the theme of alternate history with style and intelligence, offering up a fascinating glimpse of What if?” 

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Buffalo Soldier is less of a short novel and more of an introduction to a world.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Geekerella is a straightforward retelling of Cinderella as a geeky fairy tale, and it couldn't be sweeter or more fun.

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

"Stay tuned . . ."

Author(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

“Ellen Klages is an author with a true talent for storytelling and an eye for the beautiful detail.”

Editor(s):
Genre(s):
Reviewed by: 

Black Feathers is a well-conceived and -executed anthology, and a showcase of some of the finest speculative and weird fiction of 2017.”

Reviewed by: 

Good guys? Bad guys? Morality? Ethics? Who's to say where any of this plays in to The Troop. This is not the usual superhero fare.

Pages