NK Jemisin’s How Long ‘til Black Future Month has blown my mind away with what is possible through the short fiction medium. As an author, I learned from every page of that book about what it means to tell stories through fiction; as a reader, I loved every narrative.Read More
Mendelson establishes her visionary mind by exploring a set of ideas through brief stories that will make you think about potential dystopias, and, living into its title, recognize the good in the present.Read More
A wonderful story of nostalgia for those who love tall tales!Read More
Archangel and its sequels have tremendous potential to explore intriguing moral and metaphysical questions regarding the relationship between God and the intervention of the divine into the affairs of Earth.Read More
Arbuckle has established a story with many open-ended strands it can follow; I’m excited to see where the narrative goes in Augmented, the sequel.Read More
Rachael Krotec has somehow made it look easy to expand and infuse new life into a genre many feel overused. Premonition, the first book of The Anima Trilogy, throws readers into a twisted tale of fantastical betrayal and loyalty, hope and fear, treachery and forgiveness. But first and foremost, it critiques the idea of destiny: what is the true meaning of any prophecy?Read More
Cruciani throws readers immediately into the life of a woman hell-bent on making a name for herself in the scientific world. What stands out to me as most significant about “The Scientist” is its use of . . . well, I was actually about to reveal a detail super important to the story, so I won’t drop that bomb!Read More
Marian Thorpe’s Empire’s Daughter, the first book of her Empire’s Legacy series, takes place in the fictional land known simply as “The Empire.” Written in the first person, the tale follows Lena, a young woman raised in the coastal town of Tirvan. Within the first few pages, I realized I’d stumbled upon a truly special story; for Thorpe has created an alternative world that bends gender and sexual norms in brilliant form.Read More
William F. Aicher’s The Unfortunate Expiration of Mr. David S. Sparks immediately thrusts readers into a strange world of biotechnology, virtual reality, and post-modern political turmoil. David S. Sparks, the singular point of view throughout the story, provides readers with a window into a bleak post-apocalyptic outlook of the world, mired with chemical warfare, bioengineering mishaps, and political conspiracies. David is just as foreign to this new world as anyone who picks up this tale.
By the end, you’ll feel entrenched in the spiritual journey of these three heroes, rooting for them as they discover fantastical powers beyond anything you can imagine.Read More
I highly recommend taking a chance on The Many Adventures of Peter and Fi. Peter, a mage, and Fi, a Chimaera, will keep your mind focused on this tale, and by the end, you’ll feel all their pain.Read More
North & South invokes the spirit of Game of Thrones; both the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of Martin’s series of novels. North & South has its adorable, light-hearted moments. It also has its gruesome, terrible, sickening moments.Read More
If you’re looking for a medieval fantasy that will suck you in like Lord of the Rings, Narnia, or Mistborn, experience Dawn of Wonder. You’ll leave its pages with both shock and awe.Read More
The Two Doctors Review proudly writes critical, fair, and insightful book reviews that ensure our readers understand the good, the bad, and the reason they should read a particular story.Read More
"And So I Died," by John Williams, tells a story of young man who dies when he's not supposed to die, thrusting him into an unexpected and lonely world.Read More
A Singular ECHO, written by Andrew C. McDonald, tells a short story about a boy who uncovers the most ridiculous scene inside an abandoned factory.
Grotesquery, written by A. L. Blacklyn, dives deeply into a world of strange magic that feels inexplicably natural by the time you reach the second page.Read More
Daisy's Run immediately thrusts readers into a harrowing tale of the perils of space. Through twists and turns, readers will learn there is much more to Daisy than meets the eye. And not only is there more to Daisy, every character has their secrets to hide.Read More
What truly drew me into this story was it's innovative and creative magic system. I don't want to spoil anything, because the revelations emanate from the pages consistently throughout this tale, but I'd say it's a magic system that stands on its own, and it's inspired me to think long and hard about how I develop magic systems for my own writing.Read More
Something visceral pulled me from story to story as I read Blood Drops. WB Welch explores the darkest emotions of humanity, from torture to fear to hate to anger to death to life to everything that can't be fathomed when you read a story that simultaneously tantalizes and tears apart your soul.