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Review: “Anthology I”

Pros: Lovely tales Cons: Standard anthology potential problem: you might not enjoy all of the tales Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Anthology I, from The Novel Fox, is a delightful collection of short science fiction and fantasy stories. One of

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Review: “Transcendence,” Danielle Ackley-McPhail

Pros: Some fascinating stories Cons: A few that felt as though they ended early; some confusion Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review ebook provided free by publisher for this review. Expected publication date: 5/22/2015. Danielle Ackley-McPhail’s Transcendence is a collection

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Review: “Keep the Stars Running,” Various

Pros: Final story blew me away Cons: First story almost made me give up on the book Rating: 4 out of 5 Review ebook provided free by publisher for this review. Expected publication date: 5/13/2015.   Anthologies are tricky, because

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Review: “Black Swan, White Raven,” ed. Datlow and Windling

Pros: Lovely fairy tales for adults Cons: As with nearly all anthologies, quality and tone waver Rating: 4 out of 5 Review e-book provided by Open Road Integrated Media Expected release date: September 30, 2014   The concept behind Black

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Review: “Human for a Day,” ed. Greenberg & Brozek

Pros: Some fascinating takes on what it means to be human (and not) Cons: Almost any anthology will have a story or three that don’t suit any given reader Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group

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Review: “Strange New Words,” by Ari Marmell

Pros: Very enjoyable collection of oddity tales Cons: Some engaged me more than others; some were more predictable than others Rating: 4 out of 5   Ari Marmell’s Strange New Words: Tales of Heroism, Hi-Jinks, and Horror is an enjoyable

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The Murlocs Are Coming!

“So the murlocs are after us for improper hazmat disposal?” This was, in fact, a quote from our D&D game yesterday. (3.5, in case anyone was wondering.) Of course they weren’t actual murlocs; those are from World of Warcraft. But

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