Monthly Archives: July 2022

Review: Dark Avengers: The Patriot List: A Marvel: Untold Novel by David Guymer

It’s here! The next Marvel book is here, and I couldn’t be more excited for it. Dark Avengers: The Patriot List is a bit of a long title – yet it is an evocative one for anybody paying attention. Written by David Guymer, it’s a quintessential Dark Avengers novel. Continue reading

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Short Story Saturday: The Lay of the Land by Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire’s InCryptid series is far from over, and I’m far from getting through all of her short stories! Next up on the list is The Lay of the Land, the first Alice-centric short in this world. Alice is the daughter of Fran and Jonathan Healy and a familiar character to those that have read the main series. Continue reading

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Review: Little Creeping Things by Chelsea Ichaso

Chelsea Ichaso’s debut novel, Little Creeping Things, is one that instantly caught my attention – and I knew that I had to make time to read it! One part horror, one part psychological thriller, and one part murder mystery; this book has a little bit of everything that I’m looking for. Continue reading

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Review: Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki

If you pitch a book to me as being a blend of Good Omens and The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, you just know I’m going to read it, right? Enter Light From Uncommon Stars, written by Ryka Aoki. Continue reading

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Review: Only a Monster By Vanessa Len

Only a Monster is Vanessa Len’s debut novel and the start of a series of the same name. I can already honestly say that I’ll be counting down the days to the release of the next book. (I really hope that OwlCrate does special editions for the rest of the series!). Continue reading

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Review: Horseman by Christina Henry

Fans of the tale of Sleepy Hollow are surely curious about Christina Henry’s take on the matter, Horseman. Christina Henry is well known for her fairytale retellings, usually with a horror twist, and that is why I just knew I had to give this book a try. Continue reading

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Short Story Saturday: The Star of New Mexico by Seanan McGuire

Ouch. If you thought the last short (Broken Paper Hearts) hurts, get ready for The Star of New Mexico. This is the fourteenth short in Seanan McGuire’s InCryptid series, and it tells the story of Jonathan and Frances Healy. Continue reading

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Review: Buried by Lynda La Plante

Lynda La Plante, one of my favorite mystery writers, has started a brand new series! Buried is the first in her new DC Jack Warr series, and we all know that this will end up being another complex and (hopefully) long-running series of hers. Continue reading

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Review: The Last Graduate by Naomi Novik

Pardon me as I squee, because the new Scholomance novel is finally here! Noami Novik’s second Scholomance novel, The Last Graduate, is a book that I have been counting down the days for. This is a dark world that immediately captivated me, and I am not ready to say goodbye anytime soon. Continue reading

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Review: Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby

It’s time to read more from S.A. Cosby, Blacktop Wasteland. However, I’m a bit surprised that BOTM picked up a slightly older (read: 2020) book for one of March’s additions. Oh well, I can’t complain since I snatched it up so quickly! Continue reading

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