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Winter Tide by Ruthanna Emrys

Winter Tide by Ruthanna Emrys
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“It’s one thing to say that humanity is ultimately unimportant in the face of the cosmos. It’s another to stand before someone who believes, deep down, that your pain is trivial.” “We’re all monsters, or related to monsters, one way or another.” H. P. Lovecraft’s The Shadow Over Innsmouth (1936) is one of the writer’s […]

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Cold Counsel by Chris Sharp

Cold Counsel by Chris Sharp
4.5

A troll, a night-hag and an undead goblin walk into a bar. What? Oh, it’s not a joke. It’s how the post-credits scene would look if Chris Sharp’s novel were a Marvel movie instead of a book. Slud of the Blood Claw Clan, Bringer of Troubles, was born at the heart of the worst storm […]

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Spiderlight by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Spiderlight by Adrian Tchaikovsky
4

So, that Adrian Tchaikovsky is a clever bloke. He tricked me (and plenty of others, no doubt) into thinking Spiderlight was a tropey, cliched, rose-tinted throwback to the ‘good old days’ of D&D. You know the days: when men were men and spiders were spiders and women were damsels in distress and mages were all […]

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Agents of Dreamland by Caitlín R. Kiernan

Agents of Dreamland by Caitlín R. Kiernan
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Tor’s novella series was started in 2015, with the aim of promoting this shorter medium. The line includes both established authors and those just making their debut, and has included a number of authors from diverse backgrounds. The resulting line is full of interesting and different stories from authors both familiar and new. This column […]

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Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan

Within the Sanctuary of Wings by Marie Brennan
3.5

The fifth – and final – of Lady Trent’s memoirs is a difficult beast to review without lurching firmly into spoiler territory, both for the preceding books and for the plot of this one.  So, in order to set the scene for this review, the next paragraph will contain brief spoilers from the previous entry. […]

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Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly

Amberlough by Lara Elena Donnelly
4.5

“At the beginning of the workweek, most of Amberlough’s salary-folk crawled reluctantly from their bed – or someone else’s – and let the trolleys tow them, hungover and half asleep, to the office. Amberlough City, eponymous capital of the larger state, was not home to many early risers.” Amberlough (2017) by Lara Elena Donnelly is […]

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Interview With Brian Staveley

Interview With Brian Staveley 

By now you should all probably know that the point of my interviews is simply to celebrate Wednesdays (doesn’t matter if it’s actually Wednesday or not). This time I have with me Brian Staveley, author of Skullsworn and the Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne trilogy, and a big lover of Wednesdays as well. Let’s see what he has […]

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A Conjuring of Light by V. E. Schwab

A Conjuring of Light by V. E. Schwab
4.5

Spoiler Warning: To the extent possible, I have done my best to minimize spoilers for the entire Shades of Magic trilogy. However, this is a review of the third book in a trilogy, so some details might have been inadvertently revealed. If so, I apologize in advance. When V. E. Schwab recently visited the Washington, […]

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The History In Your Fantasy

The History In Your Fantasy 

My third book, titled Ruin, is published in the UK on 16th July. Now, that may not mean much to a lot of you guys, but to me, it’s OUTRAGEOUS! I began writing back in 2002 as a hobby, and to see my first series be picked up by Tor UK and now reaching its […]

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Lee Harris leaves Angry Robot for Tor’s New Imprint

In news I’m both happy about (personally) and worried about (as a genre fan), Lee Harris has left Angry Robot to join Tor’s new imprint, The Imprint. Firstly, the thing I’m happy about is that Lee Harris is one heck of an editor. He and Marc Gasgoigne have built Angry Robot from nothing into one of […]

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Tor Looks to bring back the Novella Market with ‘The Imprint’

Tor Looks to bring back the Novella Market with ‘The Imprint’ 

There was a time when short stories and novellas were the preferred format for Fantasy and Science-Fiction stories. However, as years have gone by, the physical versions of SFF stories have got larger and larger; so much so that it is now rare to see a published novel in either genre under about 500 pages. Part of […]

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John Brown splits with Tor as way to finally publish Book 2

So, a few years ago I read a book called Servant of a Dark God by John D. Brown. I picked it up after it got a good review from Brandon Sanderson, enjoyed it a great deal and looked forward to the sequel… That was in 2010 and after I’d not heard any word about […]

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