Sixteenth Watch by Myke Cole

You ever read a book to check it out for someone else? That's what I basically did for this one. My dad recently went to his 50th class reunion from the Coast Guard Academy, and when I saw the blurb of Sixteenth Watch I thought maybe he would enjoy it. So I'm going to review... Continue Reading →

The Seventh Sun by Lani Forbes

‘The god sacrificed themselves to save us. We owe them blood.’ A bitter/sweet love story set in a South American world modeled after the ancient Mayan, Incan, and Aztec societies...  After the death of his emperor father, the Chicome prince is forced to choose a bride from the representatives sent from the six regions of... Continue Reading →

Bridge 108 by Anne Charnock

Europe in the late 21st century is shadow of its former self. Climate change has destroyed industry and immigrants are flooding the few remaining places where people have been able to survive. Caleb is a 12-yr-old boy who has been enslaved in a community near Manchester. He is newly promoted to head of designed for... Continue Reading →

Along the Razor’s Edge by Rob J. Hayes

There's anger.... and there's thrown-into-the-Pit-by-the-enemy-to-dig-maze-like-tunnels-til-infinity hatred. That's Eskara. She's a young sorceress whose side has lost the war. Her Sources (magic made solid) have been removed from her body, but she still knows things. And every week she is pulled into a room, enticed by fresh food and clean clothes... but she doesn't relent. It's... Continue Reading →

Devil’s Road by Gary Gibson

I don't know if I've ever seen a cover that so perfectly encapsulates what a book brings... so that's how I'm going to organize this review: Dutch McGuire: the expert driver and all around bad ass. She is broken out of prison only to be coerced into competing in the Run, a Mad Max-style race... Continue Reading →

Finna by Nino Cipri

A flytrap chair, dozens of cra-cra clones, and portals into the multiverse... Ava and Jules are chasing a grandmother who has stumbled through the breach... The freshly broken-up queer couple take a futuro-compass into the void that has appeared in the middle of their build-your-own Swedish furniture store. Steeped in bureaucratic corporate culture, relationship possibilities,... Continue Reading →

Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

Everything I look for in a great Western... and populated by queer women trying to live their lives the way they desire. Esther's forbidden love is hanged and instead of staying to participate in a marriage arranged by her father, she runs. She hides under the blankets in Librarians' wagon only to be discovered down... Continue Reading →

Prosper’s Demon by K.J. Parker

An unnamed narrator has a special gift. The ability to extract demons from people, to violently pull the being out of the host... There are only certain number (72,936) of demons in the entire world and they are immortal. And it is in the odds that our main character will run into a couple of... Continue Reading →

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