Book Review: The Invention of Sound, by Chuck Palahniuk

With his trademark pitch black humour and cultural eclecticism, Chuck Palahniuk returns with his latest novel The Invention of Sound.  Did this dark tale of Hollywood horror leave me screaming though? Read on to find out… This review contains an affiliate link to Bookshop.org, which will earn me a small commission if used, and will… Read More Book Review: The Invention of Sound, by Chuck Palahniuk

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Sci-Fi Month

It’s almost here! Sci-Fi Month is about to begin, so it’s high time I formally announced my various plans for it. Robots, genetically engineered soldiers and drug induced virtual reality craziness are all present and correct – read on to find out the rest!

Book Review: The Pursuit of William Abbey, by Claire North

Continuing with the spookiness, this week’s review is for The Pursuit of William Abbey, by Claire North. Curses, colonialism and confessions, oh my! It was published by Orbit at the end of last year in hardback, but is now available in wallet-friendly paperback. Let’s get to the review. This review contains an affiliate link to… Read More Book Review: The Pursuit of William Abbey, by Claire North

Book Review: Tender is the Flesh, by Agustina Bazterrica

Depicting a horrific, dystopian future where humanity consume one another in the very literal sense, Agustina Bazterrica’s Tender is the Flesh is the subject of today’s review. Published in the UK by Pushkin Press and translated by Sarah Moses, this Argentinian novel has a reputation that precedes it. Let’s see why. This review contains an… Read More Book Review: Tender is the Flesh, by Agustina Bazterrica

Book Review: The Horusian Wars: Divination, by John French

Always keen to recycle whenever I can, this review originally appeared on my old blog. Divination was my introduction to John French, and this unbiased review was provided with gratitude for the free electronic copy of the book which I received from the publisher, Black Library. This review contains an affiliate link to Bookshop.org, which… Read More Book Review: The Horusian Wars: Divination, by John French

Book Review: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, by Grady Hendrix

Well hello there, fellow spookingtons. Come sit a while, warm yourself by the fire, and I’ll tell you a tale. A tale of vampires… and a book club. That’s right, this week’s review is for The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, by Grady Hendrix. In a nice, meta twist, I actually read this… Read More Book Review: The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, by Grady Hendrix