Publisher: Apex Book Company

WINTERGLASS by Benjanun Sriduangkaew – Review

WINTERGLASS by Benjanun Sriduangkaew – Review
Posted January 8, 2018 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 16 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Exquisite writing and magical worldbuilding made this a reading experience I won’t soon forget. Lussadh turns on the heating and listens to the ghosts murmur, a low purr that thrums through walls and ebony boards. Shamans–alchemists of the spirit–can hear and understand their chatter, it is said, the secrets of the dead. If […]

MARS GIRLS by Mary Turzillo – Review

MARS GIRLS by Mary Turzillo – Review
Posted June 1, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 17 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A high-octane adventure tale in space, populated by some of the craziest characters you’ll ever meet. Well, this is probably the strangest, wackiest story I’ve ever read, and that’s saying something. Being a lover of speculative fiction, “strange” is the norm and I’ve definitely read my share.  Mary Turzillo takes strange to a whole […]

ROSEWATER by Tade Thompson – Review

ROSEWATER by Tade Thompson – Review
Posted November 21, 2016 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 11 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Weird and wild, this is one alien invasion story you don’t want to miss. “Give him a change of clothes,” says Oyin Da. She code-switches into Yoruba where her speech is not so devoid of emotion. “I’m not going to see potential adversaries smelling of meat.” “Touch these clothes and you die,” I […]

STAY CRAZY by Erica L. Satifka – Review

STAY CRAZY by Erica L. Satifka – Review
Posted September 12, 2016 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 16 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A laugh-out-loud spoof of super stores and inter-dimensional invasion, with surprising human moments intertwined with the humor. Nothing ever changes here, she thought as she removed her shirt, again dreaming of the day she would be allowed to cast off this place. She would take Kevin and together the two of them would […]

first communions by Geoffrey Girard – Review

first communions by Geoffrey Girard – Review
Posted April 29, 2016 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 13 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A bunch of stories that will make you very uncomfortable. And that’s a good thing! God watches as you bring another into the room. He does not take his eyes off you. Sits in his LifeChair exactly where you parked him two days before. White beard and tubes. His cartridge core throbs, like […]