Blog Archives

Review: “The Dry,” Jane Harper

Rating: 5 out of 5 A person who was helping me with my resume noticed that I write genre fiction reviews and recommended Jane Harper’s The Dry: A Novel to me. I’m so glad he did! Aaron Falk is a

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: ,

Non-Review: “Antlands,” Genevieve Morrissey

A non-review is something I do when I couldn’t finish a book. I won’t rate it on review sites, but I’ll tell you why I stopped reading it so you can get some idea of whether the book would appeal

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , ,

Review: “Stolen Tongues,” Felix Blackwell

Rating: 5 out of 5 Felix Blackwell’s horror novel Stolen Tongues is one of the creepiest books I’ve ever read! I love horror, but I don’t find most horror novels “frightening” per se. This book is different. It just happens

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: ,

Review: “The Remembrance,” T.C. Parker

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 T.C. Parker’s thriller The Remembrance: El Gardener Book 3 is a great follow-on to books one and two. We’ve returned to our group of lady con artists in 1998. Karen is married now, El and

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: ,

Review: “Garbage Man,” Joseph D’Lacey

Rating: 4 out of 5 In Joseph D’Lacey’s eco-horror novel Garbage Man, the Earth has had enough of all the waste humanity is dumping. An unusual thunderstorm awakens a handful of little garbage creatures that seem to want to eat

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: ,

Review: “Yampellec’s Idol,” Skyla Dawn Cameron

Rating: 5 out of 5 Livi Talbot’s world has woken up to magic. Thanks to the Pulse a few years back–not that anyone seems to understand what it actually was–magic has returned to the world. It isn’t on every street-corner

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , ,

Review: “My Soul to Keep,” Tananarive Due

Rating: 5 out of 5 Tananarive Due’s My Soul to Keep (African Immortals series, 1) is almost a vampire book, but not quite. There’s no blood-drinking, but there is an immortality that can be passed on to others through blood.

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

Review: “The Bridge,” John Skipp and Craig Spector

Rating: 4 out of 5 John Skipp and Craig Spector’s The Bridge is what we call “eco-horror”–a story in which nature and the environment become mankind’s enemy. In this case, our long history of dumping our refuse wherever we can

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , ,

Review: “Lost Solace,” Karl Drinkwater

Rating: 4.5 out of 5 In Karl Drinkwater’s science fiction/horror novel Lost Solace (1), Opal, a rogue soldier, has stolen a ship with an experimental AI on board. She hacked the AI and gave it her little sister’s name, Clarissa.

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , ,

Review: “How to Recognize a Demon Has Become Your Friend,” Linda Addison

Rating: 5 out of 5 When I bought Linda Addison’s horror collection How To Recognize A Demon Has Become Your Friend, I didn’t realize there was quite a bit of poetry in among the stories. I’m not much of a

Posted in Reviews Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Archives