Review: The Seventh Bride

Review: The Seventh Bride

Synopsis Rhea is an ordinary miller’s daughter, engaged to be married under suspicious circumstances to a man not of her choosing. He has unknown powers and a manor house full of mysterious women. Rhea has a hedgehog. It’s probably not going to be enough. – Goodreads Review This was a fun, slightly dark tale that will be a joy to…

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Review: Forward

Review: Forward

Synopsis Take a leap – For some, it’s the end of the world. For others, it’s just the beginning. With brilliant imagination, today’s most visionary writers point to the future in a collection curated by bestselling author Blake Crouch. These stories range from darkly comic to deeply chilling, but they all look forward. Review This is my review of the…

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Review: Hyperion

Review: Hyperion

Book 1 in the series Synopsis On the world called Hyperion, beyond the reach of galactic law, waits a creature called the Shrike. There are those who worship it. There are those who fear it. And there are those who have vowed to destroy it. In the Valley of the Time Tombs, where huge, brooding structures move backward through time,…

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Review: Unexpected Stories

Review: Unexpected Stories

Synopsis Unexpected Stories is, by any measure, an unexpected gift. This slender but resonant volume contains two stories—recently unearthed and never before in print—by one of the most significant figures in modern science fiction: Octavia E. Butler. “A Necessary Being” takes us into the heart of an alien culture with a rigid hierarchical system based on caste and skin coloration.…

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Review: Founders 02: Shorefall

Review: Founders 02: Shorefall

As a magical revolution remakes a city, an ancient evil is awakened in a brilliant new novel from the Hugo-nominated author of Foundryside and the Divine Cities trilogy. Having narrowly saved the metropolis of Tevanne from destruction, Sancia Grado and her allies have turned to their next task: sowing the seeds of a full-on magical-industrial revolution. If they succeed, the secrets…

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