Reviews

Review: “Warewolff!” by Gary J Shipley

Review: “Warewolff!” by Gary J Shipley

Author: Gary J Shipley | Publisher: Hexus Press | Buy: Amazon UK/Amazon USA | More: Goodreads Describing, in any kind of meaningful way, Gary J Shipley’s novel Warewolff! is a difficult task… and one that the book’s blurb fails at spectacularly. The novel, it says, […]

Review: “Brief Eulogies For Lost Animals” by Daniel Hudon

Review: “Brief Eulogies For Lost Animals” by Daniel Hudon

Publisher: Pen And Anvil | Author: Daniel Hudon | Buy: Amazon UK/Amazon USA | More: Goodreads Most readers will be able to picture, with some degree of accuracy, a dodo. These flightless birds disappeared from existence sometime shortly after 1660, and are known now only through […]

Review: “2084” Edited By George Sandison

Review: “2084” Edited By George Sandison

Editor: George Sandison | Publisher: Unsung Stories | Buy: Amazon UK/Amazon USA | More: Goodreads When George Orwell published 1984 (a book that would go on to become his most famous and enduring novel) he wasn’t really making predictions about the future of the world. […]

Review: “Recycled Glass” By Fred McGavran

Review: “Recycled Glass” By Fred McGavran

Publisher: Glass Lyre Press | Author: Fred McGavran | Buy: Amazon UK/Amazon USA | More: Goodreads Recycled Glass isn’t a bad title for Fred McGavran’s second short story collection. The eleven tales contained within are brightly-coloured and angular, and come in a variety of different […]

Review: “The Sea Wave” by Rolli

Review: “The Sea Wave” by Rolli

Author: Rolli | Publisher: Guernica Editions | Buy: Print/Digital | More: Goodreads Rolli’s novella-in-flash-fiction The Sea Wave begins with a curious dedication: “To anyone,” it reads, “who has ever drowned.” Odd, but eerily beautiful, I thought – and I was pleased to find that the […]

Review: “Post High School Reality Quest” by Meg Eden

Review: “Post High School Reality Quest” by Meg Eden

   Author: Meg Eden | Publisher: California Coldblood Books | Buy: Amazon UK/Amazon USA | More: Goodreads Meg Eden’s first novel, Post-High School Reality Quest, (due to be published next year by California Coldblood books) explores the engagement of science-fiction with technology, and blurs the […]

Review: “Houdini’s Wife And Other Poems” by Amy Schreibman Walter

Review: “Houdini’s Wife And Other Poems” by Amy Schreibman Walter

  Author: Amy Schreibman Walter | Publisher: Dancing Girl Press | Buy: Publisher | More: Harry Houdini Harry Houdini is, even now – ninety years after his death – something of a household name. The master escapologist became famous for, among other things, wriggling free […]

Review: “Starstruck” By Rajeev Balasubramanyam

Review: “Starstruck” By Rajeev Balasubramanyam

Author: Rajeev Balasubramanyam | Publisher: The Pigeonhole | Buy: The Pigeonhole | More: Goodreads Starstruck – a ten-part novel by Rajeev Balasubramanyam – is an unusual book, not least because of its format. Originally serialised via The Pigeonhole website and app over the course of ten […]

Review: “Age Of Blight” by Kristine Ong Muslim

Review: “Age Of Blight” by Kristine Ong Muslim

  Author: Kristine Ong Muslim | Publisher: The Unnamed Press | Buy: Amazon UK/Amazon USA | More: Goodreads It’s hard to say exactly why the illustrations in Kristine Ong Muslim’s recent short story collection Age Of Blight (published by The Unnamed Press) evoke such a […]

Review: “Videogames For Humans” Edited By Merritt Kopas

Review: “Videogames For Humans” Edited By Merritt Kopas

Editor: Merritt Kopas | Publisher: Instar Books | Buy: Amazon UK/Amazon USA | More: Get Twine Before we can really dig into the intriguingly-titled anthology Videogames For Humans (edited by Merritt Kopas), we must first understand a few things about Twine. This is Twine, the […]