To kick off my Sci-Fi Month reviews, I’m taking a look at From a Certain Point of View, the new anthology celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars! It features 40 stories giving us a look at the events of the original trilogy through the eyes of lesser known characters, and faces from the […]
It’s alive! I said I was going to resurrect this feature, and I will keep my word. Thus, the first Mini Rainbows short fiction review round-up of 2017! (And hopefully the first of many.) Note: The reviews below may contain spoilery details!
Genre: Fantasy (contemporary, superheroes) Publisher: Book Smugglers Publishing Release date: September 13th 2016 This edition: Kindle (also available to read online here) Synopsis: When Angel Evans was born into her world, the event was beset with a troubling number of prophecies. Her magical future was so portentous that all of the prophets couldn’t cope […]
Series: Los Nefilim #3 Genre: Dark fantasy Publisher: Harper Voyager Impulse Release date: 29th March 2016 This edition: Review copy (Kindle) Note: While I will do my best to keep my review of this story spoiler-free, there will be some inevitable spoilers, mostly for the previous novellas, below. If you haven’t read those and want to, […]
I made it to the end of the first round in this series! Safe to say it makes up well for January’s hiccup. Also, OMG you guys, this book. I love it so much. Words cannot. I cannot. But I shall try. Let’s finish The Honey Month! Trigger warning: For discussion of depression/suicide.
February is drawing to a close, and so is my reading of this book. This is the penultimate review for The Honey Month, and I’m looking at the next five stories in the collection today…
Another six-part post on The Honey Month, today – though this may be shorter than the last because I had more difficulty than usual connecting with some of these stories…
It’s time to discuss Part 2 of this book, “A Tree of Branches”, and in it there are some pretty heartbreaking developments – but some happier ones follow it! There’s also a lot of reader puzzlement in it, for me… Our host this week is Imyril at OneMore.org, and you can stay up to date […]
Welcome back to my journey through the wonderful imaginings of Amal El-Mohtar’s The Honey Month! Today I’m playing a bit of catch-up, so instead of three stories from this collection, I’ll be writing about six! Let’s take a look at the next round…
The weekend is upon me, and before it gets really busy, let’s take some time for a cup of tea, a breather, and some tasty honey!