Publisher: Tor.com

CHALK by Paul Cornell – Review

CHALK by Paul Cornell – Review
Posted April 6, 2017 by Tammy in Reviews / 23 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Disturbing, violent, weird and hallucinatory. This story is tough to handle. How can I even begin to describe Waggoner? He looked and sounded exactly like me. He was also a fourteen-year-old schoolboy. When Mum had laid out my uniform on the bed that he and I had started sharing a week before, he […]

IDLE INGREDIENTS by Matt Wallace – Review

IDLE INGREDIENTS by Matt Wallace – Review
Posted February 10, 2017 by Tammy in 3 1/2 stars, Reviews / 18 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Not my favorite of the books so far, but still a very funny and imaginative installment in the Sin du Jour series. At some point I thought maybe Matt Wallace’s series would start to feel “been there, done that,” but thankfully, he seems to have an unlimited supply of humorous fodder up his sleeves, […]

THE WARREN by Brian Evenson – Review

THE WARREN by Brian Evenson – Review
Posted September 30, 2016 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 4 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A strange and thought-provoking story about loneliness and what it means to be human. For me, memory is not only at times flawed and corrupted but also overlapped and confused, one personality hiding parts of another, blending too, so that the selves within my head sometimes seem many-headed and monstrous or deformed and […]

PRIDE’S SPELL by Matt Wallace – Review

PRIDE’S SPELL by Matt Wallace – Review
Posted June 6, 2016 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 13 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Another clever, uproariously funny entry into the Sin du Jour series, with even more non-stop action and supernatural craziness. “Tag, you know ‘half-and-half’ is a pejorative use of an ableist term,” Jett chastises. “Both the minotaur contingent and the centaur contingent find it highly offensive—” “Oh-my-god-Jett-whatever,” Dorsky groans. “They’re a bunch of dudes […]