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Women’s Weird: Strange Stories by Women, 1890-1940, edited by Melissa Edmundson is yet another fine example of publications bringing back important, influential work.
Rediscovery: Science Fiction by Women is a reminder that we all need to take a step back and appreciate the talents that paved the way.
The divide between human and canine is narrowed in the novel What’s Bred in the Bone. As author Jan S. Gephardt rewrites the definition of a hero.
The Fantasy novel Lost Acre by Andrew Caldecott is a book one might attempt to read as a stand-alone, but it does beg the reader to go all-in and start the trilogy from the beginning.
Journey to Where by Steven Paul Leiva is a fresh adventure that reads like a number of familiar SF classics, but with a hint of modern elements taken from today’s headlines.
Filled with random anecdotes that will entertain your friends and impress the guy sitting next to you, The Book of ORIGINS by Lawrence Millman is a fun collection of stories to read.
A welcomed change from the typical anthology of mystic adventures, Ye Olde Magick Shoppe is a shop within a shop.
Pimp My Airship by Maurice Broaddus tells a beautiful story filled with mystery and wonder and just enough Steampunk elements to satisfy the hardened fan.
Octavia Gone by Jack McDevitt is a blueprint for mystery writers. Smart characters not only looking for answers, but growing from what they discover is satisfying, even if we might not like what they find.
Warrior Prime: Ink Mage Legacy is the latest book from Victor Gischler, set in the same realm as his earlier popular trilogy Fire Beneath the Skin.
Pop the Clutch: Thrilling Tales of Rockabilly Monsters, and Hot Rod Horror is a true throwback in genre fiction that transports readers back in time.
Literature by Guillermo Stitch is an ambitious debut, centering around a multi-layered definition of literature and the dystopian world that is driven by the powerful tool.
A Forgotten Legacy by Larry Allen gives readers a unique perspective of space travel and the desire to find new life beyond the stars.
Reading more like a classic western than a chilling fantasy, The Witch’s Promise by John Dodds is a compelling novelette offering hope that there can be a rich reward to being different.
A masterful weaving of the classic mystery and revenge, John M. Whalen’s Tragon of Ramura is a magical swashbuckling story set in a jungle with mythological elements of epic proportions.
Not the early reader board books you read with your kids, the latest release of Wooden Books from Bloomsbury Publishing are as informative as they are stunning.
Ghost Squad is a mocumentary that laughs at itself just as much as it pokes fun at the paranormal realm and those who dare to examine it.
Zion’s Fiction: A Treasury of Israeli Speculative Literature is one of those fun anthologies that will introduce you to some fresh talent as well as entertain your imagination.
Rockets and Ray Guns: The Sci-Fi Science of the Cold War by Andrew May is the only schoolbook you may need to get through history, science and literature.
I, Rene Tardi, Prisoner of War in Stalag IIB by Jacques Tardi is one of those rare books that will stir, teach, and leave you in admiration of those who endured what hopefully, nobody else ever will.
A strong debut fantasy novel with noted similarities to modern social and political issues, Kingshold by D.P. Woolliscroft is an entertaining story that differs from the traditional fantasy adventure.
The first book in the new Lost Wonders series, Shackleton’s Folly by Todd Yunker is a fast-paced space adventure that races across a universe teetering on the edge of human existence.
Black Chamber: A Novel of an Alternate World War by S.M. Stirling will take you back in history to a time that never was, but a time you won’t soon forget.
Made on the Moon is a little novella by Steven Paul Leiva that looks at one man’s determination to dream the impossible.
The Philip José Farmer Centennial Collection from Meteor House is one of the most comprehensive collections highlighting the authors wide range of talent.
The Magic Wagon reads like a classic dime novel, but the story maintains just enough of Joe R. Lansdale’s unique eye for the odd to appeal to those fans who crave the weird.
A Pictorial History of Science Fiction Films contains arguably the most complete list of movies produced between the earliest silent films to the mid-seventies
All the Wonder that Would Be by Stephen Webb takes readers into the heart of predictions and expectations as they are or have been portrayed in Science Fiction.
Trapped in Space by David Johnson is one of those fun Science Fiction stories that will inspire young readers continue reading beyond the classroom.
The Ghost Club: Newly Found Tales of Victorian Terror is a unique collection from William Meikle, as if told by some of the most classic voices in literature.