book review, fantasy

Perdido Street Station by China Mieville

The city state of New Crobuzon is a heaving cesspool of different species, beliefs, magic and science, but it is about to become home to a creature that even the melting pot of cactus men and insect women can’t tolerate. The story is simple. Through a series of unfortunate events, a deadly dream eating creature… Continue reading Perdido Street Station by China Mieville

book review, fantasy, science fiction

Prophet’s Journey by Matthew S Cox

Today’s review is part of Blackthorn Book Tours tour of the science fiction novel, Prophet’s Journey, by Matthew S Cox. About the Book Althea struggles to adapt to an unexpected twist in her life—not being kidnapped in six whole months.The strange police from the faraway city claim the abilities she thought of as magic are… Continue reading Prophet’s Journey by Matthew S Cox

book tag

The Perfect Book Tag

I’ve been tagged! My fellow horror writer, Rami Ungar, has tagged me in The Perfect Book Tag. Thank you, Rami. It’s my first tag. Stop it! I’m not excited! You’re excited. (Yes, I am excited). Now, acknowledging the fact that perfection is impossible for imperfect beings, and judging my choices by my current state in… Continue reading The Perfect Book Tag

book review, thriller

Crooked River by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

All the gang from Verses for the Dead are back in Crooked River, Agent Aloysius Pendergast’s 21st literary outing. After the events of Mr Brokenhearts, Aloysius and his ward, Constance Green, have remained in Florida for a much needed vacation. However, it’s not long before ADC Pickett comes looking for Pendergast’s help with a puzzling… Continue reading Crooked River by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

book review, fantasy

Hollow by Rhonda Parrish

A magic Polaroid camera spreads the pain of a traumatized teenage girl in this absorbing young adult fantasy from Rhonda Parrish. Morgan has just experienced the most traumatic year of her life, and she isn’t coping well. Neither is her family, who have their own portion of grief and suffering to bear. Hollowed out from… Continue reading Hollow by Rhonda Parrish