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Sci-fi/Fantasy Novel Review: Things They Buried by Amanda K. King and Michael R. Swanson

For the first round of this year’s Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC2), my team has been assigned 28 books to ultimately whittle down to three semifinalists. To that end, we have further divided our batch so that each judge will be assigned 11 or 12 books to scout for the rest of the team. And… Continue reading Sci-fi/Fantasy Novel Review: Things They Buried by Amanda K. King and Michael R. Swanson

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Fantasy Novella Review: Into the Riverlands by Nghi Vo

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Into the Riverlands will be released on October 25, 2022. Despite a decent amount of hype, I only read Nghi Vo’s The Empress of Salt and Fortune when it showed up on the Hugo ballot… Continue reading Fantasy Novella Review: Into the Riverlands by Nghi Vo

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Fantasy Novel Review: The Hand of the Sun King by J.T. Greathouse

J.T. Greathouse’s debut novel The Hand of the Sun King may have flown under the radar when it was released last year, but what it lacked in quantity of readers, it made up for in quality of reviews. Almost everything I saw about this book praised it to high heaven, with recommendations from several prolific… Continue reading Fantasy Novel Review: The Hand of the Sun King by J.T. Greathouse

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Sci-fi Novel Review: Exin Ex Machina by G.S. Jennsen

For the first round of this year’s Self-Published Science Fiction Competition (SPSFC2), my team has been assigned 28 books to ultimately whittle down to three semifinalists. To that end, we have further divided our batch so that each judge will be assigned 11 or 12 books to scout for the rest of the team. Because… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: Exin Ex Machina by G.S. Jennsen

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Sci-fi Novel Review: The Mountain in the Sea by Ray Nayler

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. The Mountain in the Sea will be released on October 4, 2022. A couple months back, when I saw Ray Nayler’s debut novel pop up on NetGalley, the “philosophical thriller about the nature of consciousness”… Continue reading Sci-fi Novel Review: The Mountain in the Sea by Ray Nayler