“an entertainingly vivid, blood-soaked, sexually charged page turner.”
“Hints of magic and the dark atmosphere of an isolated island create a compelling environment for a mystery.”
“As all good stories do, The Starless Sea immerses the reader in romance and adventure before finally arriving at a heart-warming, enchanting ending . . .”
“Ta-Nehisi Coates has long been among America’s most clear-eyed scholars of race and racism. The Water Dancer is a masterpiece built within that clarity.
“As the turbulent events of the Jin-Song Wars gather speed, the scope of the story is poised to expand far beyond a simple tale of filial vengeance.”
“Hidden and Visible Realms does make for pleasurable and fast reading.
“Invigoratingly engaging from start to finish, Nicholas Meyer has yet again created a fresh take on an old genre.”
“The Ascent to Godhood is definitively not to be missed.”
“While The Testaments drops some of its political threads, it’s a wonderfully-written, absorbing novel.
“What makes Ninth House authentic is Bardugo's ability to mix the supernatural with everyday humanity and make it seem perfectly normal.”
"‘Books have songs, songs have stories, and then there are humans at the heart of the jumbled mess.’"
“Bob Proehl’s The Nobody People is a thought-provoking exploration of what it is like to be an extraordinarily gifted somebody in a world filled with average but paranoid and bigot
“The long-awaited third novel of the Relic series is here.
“Gorgeous graphics and a neat idea cannot save what eventually becomes a tragically flawed effort.”
“In the end the mind-blowing art can’t save a book that fails to deliver on the promise of its premise.”
“Brief and beautiful, Druillet’s genius shines through in this madcap adventure across post-apocalyptic wastes.”
“The final playing-out of the struggle for the future of Xibalba and the mortal world is satisfyingly both personal and mythic, in a way that rings true to the principles of the cosmology f
“Gideon the Ninth is a whirlwind of dark fantasy and dark humor, all wrapped up in sarcastic, delightfully sapphic Gideon Nav.
“The Warehouse reads as a treatise against the evils of big corporations and rampant capitalism.”
“There are few works of sci-fi today that put readers on the edge of their seats as well as giving them food for thought, and Birmingham succeeds at both.”
"Combining satire, magical realism, and Salman Rushdie’s signature vibrant prose, Quichotte has twists and turns that linger long after the final page."
“The Gurkha and The Lord of Tuesday achieves immense enjoyability.
“Once you open the cover, be prepared for an evening to disappear like a werewolf with a portal ring.”
Monster Hunters Unite!
“A good book for knight versus dragon diehards but perhaps not as much for fantasy readers looking to be transported to worlds not seen before.”
Stealing Worlds is not so much a story as a manifesto for a new, technology-based economic system.