Novellas/Short Stories/Anthologies Category

Book Review: Lock In by John Scalzi + Novella Review: Unlocked

Lock In by John Scalzi Genre: Science Fiction Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tor (August 26, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Whenever I need a good pick-me-up or book to brighten up my day I always turn to John Scalzi, and he hasn’t let me down yet. I’ve been a big fan of his ever since […]

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Novella Review: John Golden: Heroes of Mazaroth by Django Wexler

John Golden: Heroes of Mazaroth by Django Wexler Genre: Urban Fantasy Series: Book 2 of John Golden Publisher: Ragnarok (August 11, 2014) Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s not too often I come across a unique and original concept in urban fantasy, but move over denizens of the world of the paranormal and say hello to […]

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Book Review: Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler

Unexpected Stories by Octavia E. Butler Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy Publisher: Open Road (June 24, 2014) Author Info Wendy’s Rating – 4 of 5 stars “Our worldview is transformed by an imagination that sees no border between thought and what is real.” ~Walter Mosley on Octavia E. Butler American novelist Walter Mosley opens this short story collection […]

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Apex Magazine Issue #58

APEX MAGAZINE ISSUE #58 FICTION: Waking by Cat Hellisen, Undone by Mari Ness, To Increase His Wondrous Greatnesse More by Sunny Moraine, The End of the World in Five Dates by Claire Humphrey, Actaeon by Jacqueilne Carey (eBook exclusive), Maze by J.M. McDermott (eBook exclusive novel excerpt) NONFICTION: Invisible Bisexuality in Torchwood by K. Tempest […]

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Mogsy’s Book Haul – Blades and Shorts

Time again to feature the books that came in over the last couple weeks! And in case you missed it, I’m also doing the Review Copy Cleanup challenge, so hopefully a lot of these will be reviewed in the coming days. Is it just me, or do many of the titles seem very edgy this […]

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Novella Review: Poison Dance by Livia Blackburne

Poison Dance by Livia Blackburne Genre: Fantasy Series: Prequel to Midnight Thief Publisher: Lion’s Quill Press Date of Publication: September 12, 2013 Author Information: Website | Twitter Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars – “A prequel novella to Midnight Thief that sets up the background nicely and gives the reader an early glimpse of the […]

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Novella Review: Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu

Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love by Mercedes M. Yardley Genre: Horror, Paranormal Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Ragnarok Publications Date of Publication: September 7, 2013 Author Information: Website | Twitter    Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars – “There is darkness but also a heart-wrenching beauty in this love story between two […]

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Book Review: The God Tattoo by Tom Lloyd

The God Tattoo: Untold Tales from the Twilight Reign by Tom Lloyd Genre: Fantasy, Short Stories Series: An anthology of Twilight Reign Publisher: Pyr Date of Publication: November 5, 2013 Author Information: Website | Twitter   Mogsy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars – “A fantastic collection of dark and magical tales showing the epic scope of […]

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Book Review: Ecstasy by Irvine Welsh

Ecstasy by Irvine Welsh This book contains three stories that revolve around romance and ecstasy among other things. Lorraine Goes to Livingston is the first story. It was titled a “Rave and Regency” romance. Famed regency romance novel writer Rebecca Navarro (who writes stories such as Lucy Goes to Liverpool and Yasmin Goes to Yeovil) […]

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