Year: 2016

From Comics to Book – Review of ‘DarkChylde’ by R. Queen

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This Halloween I’ve received a copy of DarkChylde from the publisher, and it was yet another one of those books I was super excited to read, especially considering it was based on a comic book series (even though I’ve never read the comics).

Portrayals of Evil in Fantasy, by Daniel Stride

evil portrayals of fantasy
Conflict is central to story, but the conflict between Good and Evil in particular remains acornerstone of fantasy, to the point where Black Hat v. White Hat, complete with handsome heroes and ugly villains, may seem “standard”. 

Interview with Nicky Peacock – ‘Lost in Wonderland’

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Today I’m interviewing Nicky, a published author of both YA and adult urban fantasy & horror. Monsters, serial killers, and imaginary friends—being a Wonderlander can be murder…

Editor Interview – ‘Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine’

Cirsova magazine
Today I am really excited to be interviewing P. Alexander, the editor for Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine, an independent self-published SFF anthology magazine focused on pulpy science fiction and fantasy in the style of Jack Vance, Robert E. Howard, Leigh Brackett and Edgar Rice Burroughs. Want to know how it all started?

‘The Girl On The Train’ by Paula Hawkins – Book + Bonus Movie Review

the girl on the train paula hawkins
I was offered the hardcover of The Girl On The Train last Christmas by Sarah @Sarah’s Bookshelf. So now that my friends wanted to watch the movie, I really, really needed to read the book first (I always need to read the book first).

The Bachelor gone wrong? – Review of ‘The Selection’ by Kiera Cass

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‘The Selection’ was quite the popular book a (very long) while ago, but it’s never too late to review it.

Interview with Victor Catano – Tail & Trouble

Tail and Trouble Victor Catano
Victor Catano has been writing since he was a kid, but Tail & Trouble is his first novel. If you enjoy comedy, fantasy and bulldogs, then you’ll surely love Victor’s debut. Know more about the author in this interview.

Tuesday Talks #7 – Books With Wasted Potential

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This week’s topic: Have you read a book where you feel the Author missed the opportunity to write something more interesting?

Interview with Darrell Drake – ‘A Star-Reckoner’s Lot’

a star reckoners lost
Darrell Drake has published four books, with A Star-Reckoner’s Lot being the latest. Read the interview to find out where Darrell’s inspiration to write historical fantasy came from, and what makes his book different.

Review of ‘The Last Day of Captain Lincoln’ – What if today was your last day?

the last day of captain lincoln
Have you ever wondered how would it feel if you knew that today was the last day of your life? If death was planned, rather than unexpected? Would have you lived differently? Disclaimer: I have received a free review copy from the author, the opinions expressed are my own. The Last Day of Captain Lincoln…
darkchylde ariel chylde saga

From Comics to Book – Review of ‘DarkChylde’ by R. Queen

This Halloween I’ve received a copy of DarkChylde from the publisher, and it was yet another one of those books I was super excited to read, especially considering it was based on a comic book series (even though I’ve never read the comics).
evil portrayals of fantasy

Portrayals of Evil in Fantasy, by Daniel Stride

Conflict is central to story, but the conflict between Good and Evil in particular remains acornerstone of fantasy, to the point where Black Hat v. White Hat, complete with handsome heroes and ugly villains, may seem “standard”. 
interview with nicky peacock

Interview with Nicky Peacock – ‘Lost in Wonderland’

Today I’m interviewing Nicky, a published author of both YA and adult urban fantasy & horror. Monsters, serial killers, and imaginary friends—being a Wonderlander can be murder…
Cirsova magazine

Editor Interview – ‘Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine’

Today I am really excited to be interviewing P. Alexander, the editor for Cirsova Heroic Fantasy & Science Fiction Magazine, an independent self-published SFF anthology magazine focused on pulpy science fiction and fantasy in the style of Jack Vance, Robert E. Howard, Leigh Brackett and Edgar Rice Burroughs. Want to know how it all started?
the girl on the train paula hawkins

‘The Girl On The Train’ by Paula Hawkins – Book + Bonus Movie Review

I was offered the hardcover of The Girl On The Train last Christmas by Sarah @Sarah’s Bookshelf. So now that my friends wanted to watch the movie, I really, really needed to read the book first (I always need to read the book first).
The_Selection_kiera_cass

The Bachelor gone wrong? – Review of ‘The Selection’ by Kiera Cass

‘The Selection’ was quite the popular book a (very long) while ago, but it’s never too late to review it.
Tail and Trouble Victor Catano

Interview with Victor Catano – Tail & Trouble

Victor Catano has been writing since he was a kid, but Tail & Trouble is his first novel. If you enjoy comedy, fantasy and bulldogs, then you’ll surely love Victor’s debut. Know more about the author in this interview.
books-with-wasted-potential (1)

Tuesday Talks #7 – Books With Wasted Potential

This week’s topic: Have you read a book where you feel the Author missed the opportunity to write something more interesting?
a star reckoners lost

Interview with Darrell Drake – ‘A Star-Reckoner’s Lot’

Darrell Drake has published four books, with A Star-Reckoner’s Lot being the latest. Read the interview to find out where Darrell’s inspiration to write historical fantasy came from, and what makes his book different.
the last day of captain lincoln

Review of ‘The Last Day of Captain Lincoln’ – What if today was your last day?

Have you ever wondered how would it feel if you knew that today was the last day of your life? If death was planned, rather than unexpected? Would have you lived differently? Disclaimer: I have received a free review copy from the author, the opinions expressed are my own. The Last Day of Captain Lincoln…

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