Cthulhu & Friends Reads: Puss In Boots by Charles Perrault

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Ok, so normally cats in Cthulhu & Friends aren’t exactly good omens, however in this story things might be different! We’re a podiobook again, err well kinda!! This week we present the behind-the-scenes making of a reading with Hiroshi and Veronica, and the fully edited and produced version is included afterwards. The reading this time is …

Typical Titles

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There’s a trend in SFF and YA publishing that has begun to grate on me, and I share it with you now so that you can share in my irritation. For lack of a better term I’m calling it the X of Y and Z, and it is everywhere. I draw attention to it not …

Review – Evefair by Nisi Shawl

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Everfair by Nisi Shawl is an alternative history set in the Belgian Congo during King Leopold II’s reign. Instead of years of slavery, racism, and genocide a congregation of Fabian Socialist from Great Britain and African-Americans form their own nation called Everfair and resist Leopald’s subjugation and return to slavery. Though alternative history is not …

Godsgrave Review: Are You Not Entertained?

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How do you top Nevernight, a book that’s basically Harry Potter for assassins, complete with magical, stairway-shifting school accessible only by diving through something that really shouldn’t be dived though? Well, actually the second installment does involve a diary and a giant snake, but that’s where the similarities end. Mia Corvere murders people to further her …