The Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon

This was such a great read, a futuristic story covering historical topics: slavery. The entire story takes place on a massive ship named the Matilda as it travels through space taking its inhabitants to a “Promised Land.” The world-building on the ship is extremely detailed and imaginative. Unfortunately, the ship is broken down by class, Read More …

Review of Ariadne, I Love You by J. Ashley-Smith

Review Ariadne, I Love you is a haunting new novella from J. Ashley-Smith (The Attic Tragedy) about unrequited love that is both beautiful and seriously creepy. Jude is a down-on-his-luck Alt-Country musician who has landed a comeback gig that brings him back into the life of his former bandmate, Ben, who also happens to be Read More …

Prose Poetry: The Rogue Cousin of a Poem and Microlit | Eugen Bacon

Speculate is a gorgeous (both in text and visuals) collection of prose-poetry by Eugen Bacon and Dominique Hecq. I thoroughly enjoyed these little snippets of literature, presented as one author’s response to the other’s writing. It worked well in this way, with a real stream-of-consciousness, dreamy quality that was entrancing. Highly recommended. One of the Read More …

Kathe Koja, author of The Cipher, tells us an up & coming author she’s excited about!

I am excited to host a spot on Kathe Koja’s THE CIPHER blog tour, with a giveaway, guest post from the author, and my own mini-review of the book. First, my take on the book: I was blown away by her talent, her writing style and voice are stunning. Her mastery of the language, especially Read More …