The Inn is the latest from a Candice Fox and James Patterson partnership, and it is as exciting as their Harriet Blue series. The book opens with Billy mourning his wife, Siobhan’s death, along with the residents in their inn, in a small town. They’re a motley crew, but as the book progresses, it quickly […]
This book follows Remy Cameron, an adopted, openly gay, black teen who is trying to figure out his place in the world and who he wants to be on his own terms. Remy is very well-liked by almost everyone but is facing the issue of not really knowing who he is. When he’s assigned an […]
The Vagabond King is an action packed fantasy novel that kicks off a new trilogy from debut UK author Jodie Bond. The story starts with Lleu, who is part of a group of soldiers called the Palimore and they are just about to launch a surprise invasion on a neighbouring island. As they take the […]
From page one this book grabs ahold and refuses to let go. There is no easing into it, nor should there be in a novel focused on catastrophic events that could wipe out mankind. A green fungus is spreading, one that grows, and spreads, and… thinks. David Koepp constructs a terrifying concept that plays out […]
With stories from the authors of Black Spot Books – Sam Hooker, Alcy Leyva, Laura Morrison, Dalena Storm, Cassondra Windwalker, and Seven Jane. This book is a delightfully decadent descent into Yuletide madness and horrors that were hilariously imaginative and chilling…in essence, the perfect Christmas tales. Each author in this anthology takes their own twist […]
Family and racial identity are at very heart of this book
Inspired in part by true events, Death by the River by Alexandrea Weis and Lucas Astor [Vesuvian Books, October 2018] is the kind of skin-crawling, queasy-feeling-in-the-pit-of-your-stomach story that needs to be told and demands to be read. Twin sisters Leslie and Dawn might share the same dirty blonde hair and blue eyes, but that’s where […]
On August 27th, Tor.com released an audio collection of five previously published science-fiction/fantasy stories by some of the most popular writers in this genre. Ranging in length from around twenty-five minutes to over an hour and a half, each story is rich with its own uniquely futuristic vibe. Tor.com has produced a well-polished collection, using […]
an interview with July Nicholas Camacho about all things Furry.
Some personal fannish history, a couple of takes on Amazing Stories from 1938, a recap of Modesty Blaise, a pic of John Travolta and a review of John M. Whalen’s Vampire Siege at Rio Muerto. What’s not to like?
Introducing Modesty Blaise….
V.E. (Victoria) Schwab’s people are called EO, for ExtraOrdinary people; people with something extra. These abilities are not genetic, nor are they the result of spilled chemicals (The Flash), extraterrestrial birth (Superman) or encounters with supernatural forces (The Mask); EOs gain their powers by an unfortunate encounter with mortality.