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Reviews: Ken Liu, Joanne M. Harris, Alan Smale, and John Dixon

WORLD v30_n14

My latest batch of reviews for WORLD magazine are now available. You can can see them once, as second time requires paying a fee for access. This time I review: The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu The Gospel of Loki by Joanne M. Harris Clash of Eagles by Alan Smale Phoenix Island by John Dixon I also mention the Sad …

[BOOK REVIEW] Nursery Rhyme Noir by David C. Kopaska-Merkel

Note: A few years ago I wrote a series of reviews for The Fix Short Fiction Review. Unfortunately, I recently learned from Jason Sanford that The Fix can no longer be found online so I’m reprinting the reviews here. Genre: Flash Fiction, Collection, Noir, Mystery, Humor Paperback: 134 pages Publisher: Sam’s Dot Publishing Publication Date: 2008 ISBN-10: 0982106831 ISBN-13: 978-0982106839 Author …

[BOOK REVIEW] Six Silly Stories by Geoffrey Maloney

Note: A few years ago I wrote a series of reviews for The Fix Short Fiction Review. Unfortunately, I recently learned from Jason Sanford that The Fix can no longer be found online so I’m reprinting the reviews here. The “silly” in the title of Australian author Geoffrey Maloney’s collection Six Silly Stories refers not to …

Book Review: The Goblin Corps by Ari Marmell

Genre: Sword and Sorcery, Epic Fantasy, Humorous Fantasy Paperback: 575 pages Publisher: Pyr Publication Date: July 26, 2011 ISBN-10: 1616143770 ISBN-13: 978-1616143770 Author Website: Ari Marmell Goblins are mean, nasty creatures. As a staple race of most epic fantasy, they usually exist for some sort of sword fodder, beings killed to level up the hero. But some authors like to …