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The Best of British Fantasy 2019: An Introduction

The Best of British Fantasy 2019 contains two dozen tales of the weird and wonderful: featuring pensive houses, angry gods, ghosts, monsters, living statues, were-creatures, sorcerers, swordsmen, spells, skeletons, and, of course, the end of the world.  Stories by Lavie…

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On the Radar

On the Smuggler’s Radar

“On The Smugglers’ Radar” is a feature for books that have caught our eye: books we have heard of via other bloggers, directly from publishers, and/or from our regular incursions into the Amazon jungle. Thus, the Smugglers’ Radar was…

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Cover reveal: The Empire’s Edge by Claire O’Dell

Happy Monday! We are here today unveiling the cover for Claire O’Dell’s upcoming fantasy book THE EMPIRE’S EDGE, which releases in August, 2020. Without further ado, here is the Smugglerific cover: ABOUT THE BOOK: From Lambda Literary Award-winning author Claire O’Dell comes The Empire’s Edge, her…

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Women to Read: February 2020

Women To Read is a regular column from A.C. Wise highlighting female authors of speculative fiction and recommending a starting place for their work. Welcome to a new year, and a new Women to Read! Since February is Women…

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6 Rated Books Book Reviews

Book Review: Solstice by Lorence Alison

Title: Solstice Author: Lorence Alison Genre: Horror YA Publisher: Imprint BooksPublication date: February 18 2020Hardcover: 288 pages A music fest goes wrong in this comic YA thriller as selfie-mad concert-goers wake up to realize their tropical island fantasy is…

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On the Smugglers’ Radar

“On The Smugglers’ Radar” is a feature for books that have caught our eye: books we have heard of via other bloggers, directly from publishers, and/or from our regular incursions into the Amazon jungle. Thus, the Smugglers’ Radar was…

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9 Rated Books Book Reviews

Book Review: Untamed Shore by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Title: Untamed Shore Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Genre: Noir / Thriller Publisher: Agora BooksPublication date: February 11 2020Hardcover: 304 pages Baja California, 1979. Viridiana spends her days watching the dead sharks piled beside the seashore, as the fishermen pull their…

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Book Review: Scavenge the Stars by Tara Sim

Title: Scavenge the Stars Author: Tara Sim Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: Disney Publication date: January 7 2020Hardcover: 336 pages When Amaya rescues a mysterious stranger from drowning, she fears her rash actions have earned her a longer sentence on…

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On the Radar

On the Smugglers’ Radar

“On The Smugglers’ Radar” is a feature for books that have caught our eye: books we have heard of via other bloggers, directly from publishers, and/or from our regular incursions into the Amazon jungle. Thus, the Smugglers’ Radar was…

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