Monthly Archives: February 2016

Review of Wolfsangel by M.D. Lachlan

M.D. Lachlan is one of several pen names of Mark Barrowcliffe. He just published a book stateside under another pen name, Mark Alder. I reviewed that book, Son of the Morning, last week. Wolfsangel is a darkly poetic re-imagining of … Continue reading

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Review of Son of the Morning by Mark Alder

Son of the Morning is sacrilegious.  Like really sacrilegious.  The first clue should probably be the description, or the title if you’re really savvy.  This is not necessarily a bad thing.  But unfortunately Son of the Morning is held down … Continue reading

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Review of King of the Bastards by Brian Keene and Stephen L. Shrewsbury

Keene and Shrewsbury wrote King of the Bastards with one eye fixed on Conan the Cimmerian.  And not just Conan but old-school weird fiction and sword and sorcery.  (The raw edges of Keene’s The Rising show too.)  It’s something that … Continue reading

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Review of The Rising by Brian Keene

After hiding out safely in his Y2K bomb shelter for weeks while the zombie apocalypse rages around him, Jim sets off on a harrowing journey from West Virginia to New Jersey when he is given an indication that his young … Continue reading

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Book Haul Post: Old School Edition

I don’t normally bother with book haul posts.  One, I try not to buy too many books.  Two, I’m fairly ashamed when I do, since I already have dozens of books I haven’t read.  Three, I usually buy books one … Continue reading

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Thinking About the 2016 Hugo Awards – Graphic Story Part 1

I didn’t read graphic novels for a long time.  I finally started again with The Walking Dead, but it was reading the Hugo Award nominees last year that really got me back into it.  I continued two series nominated last … Continue reading

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Review of Ms. Marvel vol. 4: Last Days by G. Willow Wilson

Ms. Marvel’s new run featuring Kamala Khan as Ms. Marvel has been marked by three things: Kamala fighting small-scale battles to defend Jersey City, crossovers featuring much better established characters in the Marvel universe, and Kamala dealing with being a … Continue reading

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