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What Moves the Dead is a gothic horror novella with fantasy and sci-fi elements by T. Kingfisher

What Moves the Dead by T. Kingfisher(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 starsWhat Moves the Dead is a gothic horror novella with fantasy and sci-fi elements by T. Kingfisher. It is also a retelling of Edgar Allan Poe's short story, "The Fall of the House of Usher," though you do not… Continue reading What Moves the Dead is a gothic horror novella with fantasy and sci-fi elements by T. Kingfisher

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Remote Control is a literary sci-fi novella with folklore and horror elements by Nnedi Okorafor

Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 stars (4.5 rounded up to a 5)Remote Control is a literary sci-fi novella with folklore and horror elements by Nnedi Okorafor. The eBook version is 160 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little over four hours… Continue reading Remote Control is a literary sci-fi novella with folklore and horror elements by Nnedi Okorafor

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Happy Book Birthday to gothic sci-fantasy mystery The Bone Orchard (by Sara A. Mueller)!

Just a quickie today to hype one fabulous book birthday! The Bone Orchard by Sara A. Mueller(post may contain affiliate links) Sara A. Mueller's debut novel The Bone Orchard is out today from Tor Books. We follow the mistress to an Emperor who has been poisoned. His final command to her is to solve his… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to gothic sci-fantasy mystery The Bone Orchard (by Sara A. Mueller)!

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The Bone Orchard is a stunning dark sci-fantasy mystery debut by Sara A. Mueller

The Bone Orchard by Sara A. Mueller(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 starsThe Bone Orchard is a debut gothic/horror sci-fantasy/mystery by Sara A. Mueller. The eBook version is 336 pages. It's being released March 22nd by Tor Books. Charm is many things: a mistress, a madam, a necromantic witch, and a… Continue reading The Bone Orchard is a stunning dark sci-fantasy mystery debut by Sara A. Mueller

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Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon is a campy fun time, but definitely not for everyone

Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (3.5 rounded up to a 4)Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon is the first book in the erotic romantic science fiction series of the same name. It was initially published serially, but this version is the complete story. The… Continue reading Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon is a campy fun time, but definitely not for everyone

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If you’re in the mood for queer Asian sci-fantasy that also plays around with gender, check out The Black Tides of Heaven by Neon Yang

The Black Tides of Heaven by Neon Yang(post may contain affiliate links) The saying goes, 'The black tides of heaven direct the courses of human lives.' To which a wise teacher said, 'But as with all waters, one can swim against the tide.'Neon Yang, The Black Tides of Heaven My rating: 4 of 5 stars… Continue reading If you’re in the mood for queer Asian sci-fantasy that also plays around with gender, check out The Black Tides of Heaven by Neon Yang

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A Master of Djinn is all of my favorite things about speculative fiction rolled up into one book

A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsWe're back in 1912 in an alternate Cairo that has been dealing with supernatural disturbances. This Cairo has a king and a constitution, and "Everyone has rights, no matter their work.” It also boasts automated wheeled carriages, airships,… Continue reading A Master of Djinn is all of my favorite things about speculative fiction rolled up into one book

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Short Story Short Review: The Haunting of Tram Car 015 is a great addition to The Dead Djinn Universe

"The Haunting of Tram Car 015" by P. Djèlí Clarkpost may contain affiliate links My rating: 4 of 5 stars"The Haunting of Tram Car 015" is a stand-alone novella and the third entry in the Dead Djinn Universe by P. Djèlí Clark. You can find it in various formats, such as a 96-page ebook on… Continue reading Short Story Short Review: The Haunting of Tram Car 015 is a great addition to The Dead Djinn Universe

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Short Story Short Review: The Angel of Khan el-Khalili has an evocative atmosphere and interesting point-of-view

"The Angel of Khan el-Khalili" by P. Djèlí Clarkpost may contain affiliate links My rating: 4 of 5 stars"The Angel of Khan el-Khalili" is a stand-alone short story and the second entry in the Dead Djinn Universe by P. Djèlí Clark. You can find it in various formats, such as a short story published for… Continue reading Short Story Short Review: The Angel of Khan el-Khalili has an evocative atmosphere and interesting point-of-view

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Short Story Short Review: A Dead Djinn In Cairo by P. Djèlí Clark is an amazing peek into a universe I need to know more about

"A Dead Djinn in Cairo" by P. Djèlí Clarkpost may contain affiliate links My rating: 5 of 5 stars"A Dead Djinn In Cairo" is a short story that kickstarts the Dead Djinn Universe by P. Djèlí Clark. You can find it in various formats, as a 43-page ebook on Amazon, as a short story published… Continue reading Short Story Short Review: A Dead Djinn In Cairo by P. Djèlí Clark is an amazing peek into a universe I need to know more about