• Posts Tagged ‘Dawn Vogel’

    Review of Magic or Die

    by  • January 23, 2019 • Reviews • 0 Comments

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    J. P. Jackson’s novel Magic or Die (NineStar Press, 2018) is a novel that explores the dark side of how people with enormous and uncontrollable magical power might be handled by governments and society. It’s an urban fantasy novel with compelling characters and fast-paced action throughout. The main character, James Martin, is pulled back...

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    Product Review: Chronochill

    by  • January 7, 2019 • Fiction • 2 Comments

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    As provided by Joachim Heijndermans Art by Dawn Vogel Product Name: Chronochill Max Duozone® – Black Version Price: $389,95 & free shipping Customer Rating: *** with 85 customer reviews In Stock. Product Description: Item Weight:  39lbs/ 17kg. Shipping Weight:  49lbs/ 22kg. Manufacturer: Chronochill LTD. ASIN: B008HFSSB2. Item Model Nr: 866339266CC. ~ Product Information: Temporal Shift...

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    Review of Murder on the Titania

    by  • January 2, 2019 • Reviews • 0 Comments

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    Murder on the Titania and Other Steam-Powered Adventures by Alex Acks (Queen of Swords Press, 2018) is a collection of four steampunk/alternate history mystery novellas and one short story featuring Captain Marta Ramos and her second in command, Simms, as they navigate and plunder the Duchy of Denver and nearby locales. Ramos and Simms...

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    Review of Terra! Tara! Terror!

    by  • December 12, 2018 • Reviews • 0 Comments

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    Terra! Tara! Terror! (Third Flatiron Publishing, 2018), edited by Juliana Rew, is an anthology of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror short stories, with a couple of humorous pieces thrown in at the end. The anthology’s theme is somewhat loose, giving this collection a wide range of stories. My personal favorites in this anthology leaned a...

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    Review of Jack Jetstark’s Intergalactic Freakshow

    by  • November 7, 2018 • Reviews • 0 Comments

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    Jack Jetstark’s Intergalactic Freakshow by Jennifer Lee Rossman (World Weaver Press, 2018) is a great novel that blends superheroes and sci-fi in a delightful way, with a carnival freak show thrown in for good measure. These aren’t heroes in costumes, but powered individuals who use their abilities for the good of the universe. It’s...

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    Review of Bones and Bourbon

    by  • October 24, 2018 • Reviews • 0 Comments

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    Bones and Bourbon (Ninestar Press, 2018) by Dorian Graves is a wonderful take on the urban fantasy genre. Chronicling the adventures of brothers Retz and Jarrod Gallows, this book is equal parts hilarious and a great commentary on the trials and tribulations of families. Retz and Jarrod Gallows are both hulderkind, with one mortal...

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    Review of Alice Payne Arrives by Kate Heartfield

    by  • October 17, 2018 • Reviews • 0 Comments

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    Time travel can be tricky. But Kate Heartfield’s Alice Payne Arrives (Tor, 2018) handles the topic deftly. This novella is a clever tale of time travel across multiple timelines with a firm grasp of the consequences of mucking about with history. The titular character, Alice Payne, lives in England in 1788, making a living...

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    Review of Bikes Not Rockets

    by  • October 10, 2018 • Reviews • 0 Comments

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    Bikes not Rockets (Microcosm Publishing, 2018), edited by Elly Blue, is the fifth volume in the Bikes in Space series, all of which feature speculative fiction centered around bicycles. The theme of this volume was intersectional stories, and it collects eleven stories in that vein. The stories in this volume vary between those that...

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    Review of Paper Girls Volume 1

    by  • August 29, 2018 • Reviews • 0 Comments

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    It’s summertime and the graphic novel stack is threatening to overtake the hallway, so we’ll be talking about some of the graphic novels we’ve accumulated that we think you might enjoy! Paper Girls Volume 1 (Image Comics, 2016) starts out with young girls doing their early morning paper route through their neighborhood and gets weird...

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