Book review: We Cry for Blood by Devin Madson

Book review: We Cry for Blood by Devin Madson

The book continues the series’ running theme of women’s place in society. It explores the lingering trauma rape has on the victim and the difficulties women face when trying to change their situation. Dishiva face’s sexual discrimination for the first time in her life...
Book review: Kith and Kin by Marieke Nijkamp

Book review: Kith and Kin by Marieke Nijkamp

Kith and Kin is the debut novel based on the world and characters of Critical Role. For the uninitiated, Critical Role is a long-running livestream show where a group of voice actors (now arguably more famous for this endeavour than their other work) play Dungeons...
Five questions with Ava Reid

Five questions with Ava Reid

This summer, a fascinating novel evoking imagery from fairy tales likes Little Red Riding Hood arrived – but this one was a little different. Ava Reid’s The Wolf and the Woodsman explores Jewish mythology while leaning into Hungarian history. If you enjoyed...
Book Review: In the Watchful City by S. Qiouyi Lu

Book Review: In the Watchful City by S. Qiouyi Lu

As an extrasensory human, Anima can connect to Ora’s living network known as the Gleaming. Through the Gleaming, æ monitors Ora’s citizens and prevents crimes. Æ has dedicated æ whole life to this duty, believing the city’s wellbeing is worth æ selflessness. But then...
Book Review: We Lie with Death by Devin Madson

Book Review: We Lie with Death by Devin Madson

The Levanti have overthrown their Chiltaen masters, and Gideon, First Sword of the Torin, now sits on the Kisian throne. In the chaos, factions move to oppose or control the new emperor. Gideon appears beset on all sides. Imprisoned for a failed challenge on Gideon’s...