A Desert Torn Asunder – Out With A Bang

And so commences my final review of The Song of the Shattered Sands. Here we are again with another gigantic book by Bradley P. Beaulieu - filled with wonderful prose and thrilling worldbuilding set in an original Arabian-inspired world. This is my final plea for you to go check it out. But, now there is…

The Movement: Nathan Fielder’s Crazy Contextual Concoction

If you know, you know. That’s the best way I can prepare any prospective reader for Jack Garbarino’s The Movement: How I Got This Body By Never Going To The Gym In My Life. If you don’t know, and you encounter this book in the wild, I can imagine your 150-page journey (if you make…

The Alloy of Law – Gold Metal

The Sanderlanche cometh, and this time it’s riding a hulking metal locomotive. All aboard, because Brandy Sandy’s taking us back to the world of Mistborn. For me, it’s an especially exciting journey, because The Alloy of Law marks my first ever written review of a Brandon Sanderson book. Reading this one made me feel like…

A Psalm For The Wild-Built – Quit Your Job, Get A Tea Cart, Teach Robots

A Psalm for the Wild-Built is a novella about what it means to be human, and how it's up to you to define what that means for yourself. It is the first installment of Becky Chambers’ novella series about a monk that decided to quit their job and go live in the wilds and search…

We Have Always Been Here – And So Shall They Remain

Unfortunately for you, the book I am about to review doesn't come out for a couple weeks. But, I am so excited to talk about it that I had to make sure it didn't fly under the radar. It's one of our Dark Horse debuts of the second half of the year and you should…

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The Tangleroot Palace – Caught Up In Twisted Tales

I’m only one volume into Monstress by Marjorie Liu, but I enjoyed my experience with the graphic novel enough to know I wanted to pick up her new short story collection: The Tangleroot Palace. It wasn’t hard to buy into: Sana Takeda’s gorgeous art is gracing the cover and it promises tales of dangerous women.…

The Silent Patient – Hushed Intensity

Alex Michaelides’ The Silent Patient debuted on the New York Times Bestseller list upon publication in 2019, sending readers down a quickfire page-turning journey. Fueled by an intensely fast-paced narrative, The Silent Patient never lets up, giving psychological thriller fans their next ~300 page obsession. One night, artist Alicia Berenson greets her husband Gabriel after…