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Behind the Screens: Tuesday Author Interview

Every Tuesday, get to know a bit about the stories behind the books you love, and discover your next favourite novel. Sabitha: F.K. Marlowe joins us to tell us about her books and free flash fiction. F.K., what kind of stories do you tell? F.K.: I write horror with a paranormal twist, and YA fantasy…

Behind the Screens: Tuesday Author Interview

Every Tuesday, get to know a bit about the stories behind the books you love, and discover your next favourite novel. Sabitha: Today we’ll talk to Dewi Hargreaves about his new release, Eyes on the Blue Star. Tell us about your experimental dystopian novel! Dewi: My new book, Eyes on the Blue Star, came out…

Sausage and Potatoes paired with A Man Called Ove

Fiction To Sink Your Teeth Into, a feature from author and professional chef Rohan O’Duill! Ove tells us about his childhood and being brought up by his single father. In the evenings they ate sausages and potatoes. This is a simplified version of a Danish Sausage casserole. I feel that Oves father may have left…

Weird, Touching, Agenre Queer Books … on Sale???!!! 

Til Feb 1 (well midnight Jan 31), name your own price (suggested $20) and grab tRaum Books’ entire 2022 catalogue! That’s seven books, ranging from novella to art book to long novel, from a group of various trans/queer indie authors from all over the world.  Darknesses by Lachelle Seville (neogothic homage) Recovering and broken, Oasis falls right into…

Book Report Corner

by I. Merey I’ve never reviewed a cookbook before, but there is a first time for everything! Let’s start with the cover: This design took me back to the cookbooks my parents used to have–the composition, the color–the ramen… with ketchup on it? Siracha? Is that blood??? Ok, this isn’t my parents’ cookbook. Childhood and…

Behind the Screens: Tuesday Author Interview

Every Tuesday, get to know a bit about the stories behind the books you love, and discover your next favourite novel. Sabitha: We’ve got the incredible Sascha Stronach with us today. Sascha, please introduce us to your queer science fiction novel The Dawnhounds (Against the Quiet #1). Sascha: Gideon the Ninth meets Black Sun in this queer, Māori-inspired…

Book Report Corner

by Sabitha F. A + E by Ryszard Merey. This one gets a trigger warning from me, although it’s less the scenes of sexual violence (of which there are a few) and more that the author—who wrote this book well before he met me—somehow knows about my teenage life in startling ways. Allow me to digress…

Wrong Genre Covers

This month’s suggestion is Pride and Prejudice as a pulp SF novel. This suggestion comes to us courtesy of Marten. You can find him at flowerprincedraws on Instagram. Email us and if Rachel likes your suggestion, she’ll make it in a future issue. 

Behind the Screens: Tuesday Author Interview

Every Tuesday, get to know a bit about the stories behind the books you love, and discover your next favourite novel. Sabitha: AJ Pagan IV joins us to talk about his thought-provoking science fiction novel, Brian, Created Intelligence. AJ, can you start by telling us a bit about the book? AJ: This story revolves around…

Book Report Corner

by KaptenSiri I received an Advance Reader Copy in return for an honest review. Some days, there’s not enough time. Some days, you just don’t have the energy. Some days, you feel like a sad bastard and literally don’t know what to do. That’s when you pick up The Sad Bastard Cookbook and just read.…

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Big News in the Extended Universe

Cascade, the first novel of the Sleep of Reason trilogy, signed with BumblePuppy Press. Which means that the first novel in the Night Beats extended universe is going to be published. Which is rad af.

Details about the Goya print are available via Wikipedia, as is the image. There’s also a fantastic song about it by Billy Bragg. And very soon a Weird fantasy novel.