Unexpected Alpha (2015) by Bethany Wicker

Bethany Wicker writes about werewolves, specifically the Sapphire Pack, who recently gained a female alpha- unheard of in werewolf society. Of course this leads to males wanting to mate with her and steal her alpha title. Selena is stronger than any of them realize though. This is a fun read- I could not put it […]


Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal
Series: Aluna Series |

Of Bone and Thunder (2014) by Chris Evans

Of Bone and Thunder

The forces of the Kingdom are engaged in war with the nation of Luitox. Their forces are far from home, hemmed in by a dense jungle, and facing unimaginable danger. Meanwhile, their home land is in chaos and the average soldier is just trying to make it home alive. Crossbowmen, dragon pilots, and mages will […]


Genre: Fantasy

Supergods by Grant Morrison

Spiegel & Grau, New York, 2011, 444 pages I love All Star Superman. I really like The Invisibles. Sea Guy was pretty great. As a matter of fact, I like most of Grant Morrison’s comics. I entered my teenage years reading the best comic-writers from the British invasion: Garth Ennis, Neil Gaiman, Alan Moore, and […]


Genre: Non fiction

Authority by Jeff Vandermeer

Book Two of the Southern Reach Trilogy Farrar, Straus and Giroux Originals 340 pages $15.00 Authority begins with John Rodriguez, or Control as he names himself, taking over a directorship at the Southern Reach–the shadowy quasi-military organization nominally “in charge” of Area X. While it is perhaps a little too easy to see where this […]


Genre: Adventure, Alien Contact, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Weird fiction
Series: Southern Reach Trilogy |

Expiration Day by William Campbell Powell

In 2049 the human race is on the brink of extinction. The fertility rate has plummeted and one of the ways that humanity has held off chaos is by creating perfect android children that are used as substitutes to raising real children. They are raised and loved but at age eighteen they are returned to […]


Genre: Science Fiction

The Last Hour of Gann by R. Lee Smith

Amber Bierce and her sister are on a colony ship of 50,000 people when it veers off course and crash lands on a strange planet. Meoraq is a warrior-priest, one of the lizardlike inhabitants of the planet,  on pilgrimage to a holy shrine. When he runs across the few survivors he sees it as his […]


Genre: Erotica, Romance, Science Fiction

Doctor Sleep (2014) by Stephen King

The adult Dan Torrance, survivor of the disaster at the Overlook Hotel, must battle his own demons as helps Abra Stone, a young girl with the Shining,  face off against a group of psychic predators known as The True Knot. A sequel to The Shining, Dr. Sleep provides an exciting read that sees Stephen King […]


Genre: Ghost Story, Psychological Horror

The Shining (1973) by Stephen King

When recently fired teacher, and alcoholic, Jack Torrance takes a job as caretaker of The Overlook Hotel, his family(wife Wendy and son Danny) must endure a winter of terrifying experiences.  As the snow piles up, and the evil forces of the Overlook Hotel wage an assault on Jack’s sanity, Danny must tap into a gift […]


Genre: Ghost Story, Psychological Horror

The Song of Kali (1985) by Dan Simmons

World Fantasy Award (1985)  When a long believed dead Indian poet begins to release new works, Robert Luczak, an America reporter on assignment in Calcutta investigates the truth.  His journey will lead him deep into the mythic past of India, and bring him face to face the rituals and power possessed by Kali, Goddess of […]


Genre: Mythology, Psychological Horror

The Abominable (2013) by Dan Simmons

In 1924, George Mallory’s attempt to summit Mount Everest, in the Himalayas, ended in tragedy.  However another man (Percival Bromley) disappeared that day on the mountain.  Now, one year later, three climbers; Richard Davis Deacon, Jena Claude Clarioux, and Jack Perry have journeyed to Tibet.  They claim they are searching for the missing Percival Bromley, […]


Genre: Adventure, Psychological Horror