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Review: “Hollow Kingdom,” Kira Jane Buxton

Pros: Delightful characters; very quotable! Cons: Gets very introspective! Rating: 4 out of 5 Kira Jane Buxton’s Hollow Kingdom introduces us to Shit Turd (S.T.), a crow raised by a human named Big Jim. He spews profanities and rides Big

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Review: “Patient Zero,” Terry Tyler

Pros: Good slice-of-life apocalypse stories Cons: Small things Rating: 4 out of 5 Terry Tyler’s Patient Zero: Post-Apocalyptic Short Stories apparently is an add-on to her “Project Renova” series. It’s supposed to stand alone, so I thought it might be

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Review: “Wanderers,” Chuck Wendig

Pros: Spellbinding! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Chuck Wendig’s Wanderers: A Novel blew me away. 17-year-old Shana wakes up one morning to find that her 15-year-old sister, Nessie, has started walking off down the road for no apparent

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Review: “Beyond the Night,” Colleen Gleason

Pros: Nifty worldbuilding and characters Cons: One annoying “misunderstanding” Rating: 4 out of 5 Book provided courtesy of the author. In Colleen Gleason’s Beyond the Night (The Heroes of New Vegas) (Volume 1), Elliott and his friends were hiking in

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Review: “The Stone Sky,” N.K. Jemisin

Pros: Fantastic plot, characters, and worldbuilding Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 N.K. Jemisin’s The Stone Sky (The Broken Earth, Book 3) is a stunning conclusion to the trilogy. Essun is starting to turn to stone, and using her

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Short Take: “Elysium,” Jennifer Marie Brissett

Pros: Interesting characters and world Cons: Utterly confusing and surreal Rating: 3 out of 5 Jennifer Marie Brissett’s Elysium is an odd, surreal story about Adrianne and Antoine, who are going through some marital difficulties. Or maybe it’s about Adrianne

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Review: “The City of Mirrors,” Justin Cronin

Pros: The worldbuilding and characterization are wonderful Cons: Pacing suffers Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Justin Cronin’s The City of Mirrors: A Novel (Passage Trilogy) is the sequel to The Passage and The Twelve. In book one, scientists created a

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Review: “The Twelve,” Justin Cronin

Pros: Such an intricate world Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Justin Cronin’s The Twelve (Book Two of The Passage Trilogy): A Novel picks up five years after the end of The Passage, in 97 A.V. Amy, Alicia, and

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Review: “The Passage,” Justin Cronin

Pros: LONG and fascinating tale Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Justin Cronin’s The Passage: A Novel (Book One of The Passage Trilogy) covers a lot of genre background, from paranormal to horror, sci-fi to bio-thriller, apocalyptic to post-apocalyptic.

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Review: “Exile,” Lisa M. Bradley

Pros: Fabulous characters; fascinating setup Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Amazon publication date is 6/4/2019–I bought an early copy of this book distributed via StoryBundle.com. Lisa M. Bradley’s Exile seems, at first glance, to be yet another post-apocalyptic,

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