Reviews : Speculative

'Waycaller' by D.J. McPhee

Jack Gordon thinks he’s going mad. The same thing happened to his mother, who believed in magic (and elves and dragons and monsters). Jack is understandably ashamed of his mother’s madness, and of the terrible crime she committed years earlier, before disappearing from his life forever…. read more

'Hellmaw: Of the Essence' by Gabrielle Harbowy

This novel is only the beginning of a longer story. From the first page, the reader is pulled into a fascinating logic game—what is this world, how did I enter it, how did these characters come to be? And then, as the story  progresses, and some of the more rudimentary plot details are made clear,… read more

'True Religion' by J.L. Weinberg

Man’s eternal quest for a higher power and spiritual enlightenment is at the center of J.L. Weinberg’s genre-bending debut, True Religionread more

'Curveball' by Jeremy Sorese

With Curveball, Jeremy Sorese sweeps us into a Jetsons-style future in order to explore the very human experiences of heartbreak and friendship… read more



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