Book review – VIGIL, by Angela Slatter

  The official blurb: Verity Fassbinder has her feet in two worlds. The daughter of one human and one Weyrd parent, she has very little power herself, but does claim unusual strength - and the ability to walk between us and the other - as a couple of her talents. As such a rarity, she… Continue reading Book review – VIGIL, by Angela Slatter

9 weird & wonderful science fiction & fantasy short stories

In my continuing quest to read as much new and fabulous science fiction and fantasy as I possibly can, and shout about it on the internet, I'm sharing these nine short stories you can read online right now: weird, wonderful, and highly recommended. St. Dymphna’s School For Poison Girls, by Angela Slatter at tor.com. Over the… Continue reading 9 weird & wonderful science fiction & fantasy short stories

9 intriguing science fiction & fantasy short stories

I've been reading a lot of new sci-fi and fantasy short fiction lately, delving into the many stories available in magazines and on websites that publish scifi and fantasy online. Here are nine stories I read and enjoyed the past few of weeks: Kaiju maximus®: “So Various, So Beautiful, So New”, by Kai Ashante Wilson in Fantasy Magazine. Another… Continue reading 9 intriguing science fiction & fantasy short stories

My favourite reads in 2015

I read a lot of fantastic books in 2015, and as my Reading List shows there were also a whole lot of books I didn't have time to read (yet). Here is a selection of the best titles I devoured this past year. Disclaimer: these books were not necessarily published in 2015, but are books… Continue reading My favourite reads in 2015

Witchcraft & vengeance – my review of ‘Of Sorrow And Such’, by ANGELA SLATTER

This is the tale of Patience Gideon, a witch living her life in precarious, yet rather comfortable security in the small town of Edda's Meadow where no one really knows the true nature of her powers. When Patience's world starts to crumble because of events outside her control, the story becomes a harrowing and gripping drama, and she has to… Continue reading Witchcraft & vengeance – my review of ‘Of Sorrow And Such’, by ANGELA SLATTER

A mesmerizing mosaic of tales – MIDNIGHT AND MOONSHINE, by Lisa L. Hannett & Angela Slatter

Beneath is a bird cage. Made of polished antler, carved and stained the hue of honey, each rail wound with silver wire. Inside, not clinging to a perch, but huddling at the bottom on a folded piece of gold cloth, is a bird. From 'Seeds', Midnight and Moonshine. Midnight and Moonshine begins with the evocative… Continue reading A mesmerizing mosaic of tales – MIDNIGHT AND MOONSHINE, by Lisa L. Hannett & Angela Slatter