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Review: “Bug Eyed Monsters,” William Meikle

Pros: These stories are addictive Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 William Meikle’s Bug Eyed Monsters: A Creature Feature Collection is an anthology that covers a wide array of creepy, rampaging beasties. One story in particular (Into the Valley

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Review: “Lords of the Earth,” David Bowles

Pros: Interesting characters and solution Cons: Didn’t pull me in right away Rating: 4 out of 5 I got David Bowles’s Lords Of The Earth: A Kaiju Novel from a Storybundle, so while Kaiju aren’t usually my thing, I was

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Review: “Subterrestrial,” Michael McBride

Pros: Interesting disaster story with clever tweaks Cons: I had difficulty getting emotionally involved in most of the characters’ fates Rating: 3 out of 5 In Michael McBride’s Subterrestrial a disastrously failed drilling operation in the Arctic unearths signs of

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Review: “The Monstrous”, ed. Ellen Datlow

Pros: Excellent tales of monsters of all kinds Cons: Some still confuse me Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review ebook provided free by publisher for this review. I rarely rate anthologies above a three–maybe a four at most. The thing

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"A Girl’s Guide to Guns and Monsters," eds. Greenberg & Hughes

Pros: Fantastic execution of a delicious premise Cons: As always for an anthology: not every story will suit you equally Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review copy courtesy of Penguin Group.   Women, monsters, and ass-kicking—what more could I ask

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