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…

Dark Horse Round-Up: January-June 2021

Here’s a twist for ya: we’re halfway through 2021. Never saw it coming, right?! Well, as we continue to cope with the pandemic and other problems of the modern era in the only way we know how--by watching Bo Burnham’s Inside, of course--we can at least enjoy the various fantasy and sci-fi debuts that have…

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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…