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
A wonderful story of nostalgia for those who love tall tales!Read More
I am going to be using the word “birb” instead of bird periodically below. I think that you’d get plume tired of reading the word “bird” or any pluralization of it by the end, so why not keep things light like one of the hottest and newest Stonemaier Games? It’s not like I’m just wingin’ it on these reviews. Don’t cry fowl; I also promise this is the last pun.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
You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who could reflect upon their childhood or adolescence board gaming experience without talking about Risk. Risk has been a staple game in cupboards, chests, and closets for the better part of 60 years.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.
For those who don't know, the term "ablation cascade" is a catastrophic orbital event, where one satellite explodes, triggering other satellites to lose their orbits, and in a worst case scenario, a cascade of orbital debris rains fire upon the Earth.Read More