Monthly Archives: April 2019

A Rational Explanation – Guest Post by Author Ryan Howse

Fantasy has always been my favorite genre. There’s something about the frisson of the real and the unreal colliding that sparks imagination like nothing else. Those hints of something that almost makes sense are the base for the sense of wonder we feel in fantasy. And yet. A trope I see rarely in any speculative fiction is the rational explanation. …

In Station 11, Emily St. John Mandel Finds Light Shining in the Darkness

“Survival is insufficient.” ― Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven About An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity. One snowy night a famous Hollywood …

Review of Laura and the Shadow by Bruno Martins Soares

About In a world devastated by a rampant maddening disease, Lieutenant J.J. Berger takes his Special Operations team into Southern Portugal to search for his lost comrades. His path will cross with a mysterious woman and her little daughter, escaping from their captors. Their strange powers might hold the key to a better world. Stats 3 out of 5 stars …

Indie Spotlight – R.E Houser

Books are like people. They come in various sizes, shapes, and colors. Some books are thick and full of knowledge and lessons to be passed from generation to generation, helping each to advance their thinking or abilities. Some books are thin and designed for nothing more than for the simple and innocent purpose of entertaining. Every book has those that …