Alif The Unseen

G. Willow Wilson Image Credit: ISFDB Review by Kris "Metaphors: knowledge existing in several states simultaneously and without contradiction…I think it changes, I mean the book itself, depending on who reads it.""The words you use, how you use them, how you type them, when you send them. You can’t hide those things…The unseen is unseen.Continue reading “Alif The Unseen”

Dozey’s Journeys Through The Meowtiverse – Knights In Shiny Floof

Recommendations From Dozey Hello, I am Dozey! I am travelling the Meowtiverse having great adventures, exploring great writings. Why should humans have all the fun?   I have always like the idea of being a knight. Having another creature take you places, wearing a suit of armour, being applauded for hitting humans…. Ah The Life!Continue reading “Dozey’s Journeys Through The Meowtiverse – Knights In Shiny Floof”

All The Birds In The Sky

Charlie Jane Anders Image Credt: MacMillan Review by Kris Warning: Reviewing This Requires A Few Unavoidable Minor Spoilers. I Have Tried To Keep These To A Minimum But To Be Completely Unspoiled Do Not Read This, The Book Cover Or Any Promotional Materials As They All Have Similar Levels Of Information   If there wasContinue reading “All The Birds In The Sky”

Our Favourite Short Fiction – May 2016

by Kris & Nisha This will be, hopefully, a regular feature. We read a lot of short fiction and we cannot review it all. So here we list some of our favourites from prior months: The Jaws That Bite The Claws That Catch – Seanan McGuirehttp://www.lightspeedmagazine.com/fiction/jaws-bite-claws-catch/    From Lightspeed Issue #72 We loved the vividnessContinue reading “Our Favourite Short Fiction – May 2016”

A Stranger In Olondria

Sofia Samatar Image Credit: Small Beer Press Review by Kris Like an Iconoclast of the fantasy genre, Samatar tears down the usual trappings of these stories and builds something which is actually much truer to the spirit of the enterprise. This does not contain the classes and races of a D&D adventure nor the chosenContinue reading “A Stranger In Olondria”

Constantine: The Hellblazer Vol. 1

Ming Doyle, James Tyrion IV, Riley Rossmo, Chris Visions, Scott Kowalchuk, Ivan Plascencia and Lee Loughridge   Review by Kris Image credit: Goodreads A brief history first. John Constantine was created during Moore, Bissette and Totleben’s Swamp Thing run in 1985 and soon got his own ongoing series- Hellblazer- which ran for 300 issues. ThisContinue reading “Constantine: The Hellblazer Vol. 1”