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Reviews: going widdershins in Finding Baba Yaga

September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Finding Baba Yaga, Jane Yolen, Tor Books (cover image by SHutterstock, design by Jamie Stafford-Hill) “So, this is a tale Both old and new, borrowed, narrowed, broadened, deepened, rethreaded, rewoven, stitches uneven, re-plastered, re-harled, rehearsed,...

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The Atrocities, Jeremy C Shipp, (cover art by Samuel Araya, design by Christina Foltzer) “Turn left at the screaming woman with a collapsing face. Turn right at the kneeling man with bleeding sores the...

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Reviews: the Only Harmless Great Thing

March 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Only Harmless Great Thing, Brooke Bolander, Tor (cover design by Will Staehle) Tor have really been knocking it out the park with some terrific novellas these last few years, some have been writers I...

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The Ballad of Black Tom, Victor Lavalle, Tor In recent months top SF&F publishers Tor have bee putting out a series of rather tasty wee novellas covering fantasy, science fiction and, here, straying into Lovecraftian...

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Reviews: Lustlocked

March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lustlocked, Matt Wallace, Tor In Matt Wallace’s follow up to ‘Envy of Angels’ (reviewed here), we return to Sin du Jour to attend another out of this world catering extravaganza. Or perhaps that’s the wrong...

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The Builders, Daniel Polansky, Tor One of the nice things about novellas is that they give you a chance to get to know an author whose body of work consists primarily of trilogies and even...

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Reviews: Envy of Angels

December 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Envy of Angels, Matt Wallace, Tor If you want to be amused and entertained for a brief couple of hours look no further. From Tor’s Novella series, Matt Wallace’s ‘Envy of Angels’ is absurd and...

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