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Four quick plugs for great books

No full reviews, because I just haven’t had time. But here are a few quick plugs for neat books. The Devil You Know is the second book in Kit Rocha’s “Mercenary Librarians” series. It’s post-apocalyptic super-soldier librarians and their allies,

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Yep, it’s been a while…

I’m working full-time now, taking public transportation, and kind of tired by the end of the day, so reviews will be sporadic and unpredictable. I may also do a lot more as short takes rather than longer reviews. On the

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Review: “The Mirror of the Nameless,” Luke Walker

Rating: 5 out of 5 Luke Walker’s horror novel The Mirror Of The Nameless was written before his The Day of the New Gods, but in-world it takes place afterward. I read Day first, and I’d recommend doing it that

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10 Fantasy and Sci-Fi Books with Asexual Characters

Luminosity Library has come out with a great list of 10 Fantasy & Sci-Fi Books with Asexual Characters. If you’re looking for ace rep, I highly recommend hopping on over there–some of those books look fantastic!

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Short Take: “The Invasion,” William Meikle

Rating: 5 out of 5 I’m a huge fan of Meikle’s creature-features and cosmic horror, so when I found out he had an alien invasion novel, I had to pick up The Invasion. I’m so glad I did. A strange

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Review: “Someone to Share My Nightmares,” Sonora Taylor

Rating: 5 out of 5 Expected publication date: October 19, 2021. Review book provided by author. Sonora Taylor’s horror short story collection Someone to Share My Nightmares: Stories is a delight to read. It contains something all-too-rare in the horror

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Review: “The Day of the New Gods,” Luke Walker

Rating: 5 out of 5 Luke Walker’s horror novel The Day Of The New Gods is original and attention-catching. Brian Jackson and his crew (Buggy/Kev, Andy, John, and Willie) just robbed a bank. They’re commandeering a bus to get them

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Review: “Queen of Teeth,” Hailey Piper

Rating: 5 out of 5 Hailey Piper’s horror/science fiction novel Queen of Teeth takes several concepts and images that I have always found irredeemably cheesy and silly, and turns them into something exciting, heartbreaking, inspiring, and profound. Yaya is a

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Review: “To Offer Her Pleasure,” Ali Seay

Rating: 4 out of 5 Ali Seay’s horror novella To Offer Her Pleasure is a truly wild ride. Ben lost his father to cancer at 15, and his mother walked away at 16 with her boyfriend Patrick. Not sure when–or

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Review: “Nameless: Season One,” Dean Koontz

Rating: 4 out of 5 Dean Koontz’s Nameless: Season One is six short novelettes that do, in fact, resemble a season of a television show in structure. The first books are episodic, and then a little bit of arc plot

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