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Off Rock, by Kieran Shea

March 28, 2017

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Titan Publishing Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: 4 Stars Reviewer: Michael Griffiths Off Rock, by Kieran Shea is a Science Fiction novel with the beginning 98% of the novel taking place on an asteroid being mined by the main characters. Jimmy is a grunt miner who’s getting a little old for the […]

Book Review of Shadows and Teeth, Edited by R. Perez De Peredaw

March 8, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Darkwater Syndicate Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  4 Stars Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths   Shadows and Teeth, was edited by R. Perez De Pereda or at least I think it was. It actually is not made clear. But I will not hold this against Darkwater Syndicate because this is an excellent horror anthology. […]

Book Review of Hero Lost Edited by Alex J Cavanaugh

March 5, 2017

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Freedom Fox Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: 3 Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Hero Lost, is a Fantasy Anthology edited by Alex J Cavanaugh. This anthology has 12 short stories which all revolve around mostly traditional fantasy themes. This book comes out of a Facebook group called the Insecure Writer’s Support Group. Seven […]

My Vacation in Hell by Gene Twaronite

February 23, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating: 2.5 Stars Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths My Vacation in Hell by Gene Twaronite is a young adult version of Dante’s Inferno. I had managed to avoid reading YA literature for a while now, but I enjoy visions of Hell so I thought I would check […]

Hecate Non-Stop

February 16, 2017

Sometimes a whir like a spinning Top Because I do not want to Stop Accomplish this, head over There Move with Purpose and Flare   I will make these dreams come True Watch what I can Do   Try to stand in my Way Screw with me and make me Pay   I do not […]

Book Review of The Race, by Nina Allan

February 13, 2017

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Titan Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating: 4 Stars Reviewer: Michael Griffiths The Race, by Nina Allan is a literary novel with just a tinge of Science Fiction. Things are hinted at in this book, like parallel worlds and the ability to talk to animals, as well as biologically developed smart dogs, but […]

Book Review of How to Survive a Horror Movie, by Seth Grahame Smith

February 7, 2017

Genre: Horror Publisher: Quick Books Published: 2007 Reviewer Rating: 4 Stars Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths   How to Survive a Horror Movie, by Seth Grahame Smith is a comic, but practical, overview of how a person could survive if they found themselves trapped within the various sub-genres of horror. Seth gives tips to the potential […]

New Year: WildernessPunk

January 3, 2017

I sit for a moment in the airport. Big beer/Small Salad. Pausing, I try to think on what the New Year will bring. What will it mean for me and the rest of the people and animals wiping around the universe on this giant glowing ball of life. . . Sitting within such a crowded […]

Year’s End

December 30, 2016

I sit alone within a darkened house. Outside the rain washes over the deep green moss which appears to cover most of the exposed stone one sees in Seattle. I am back from a city hike. I return damp and revived. Like a forest within a city, I sit for a moment alone and dry […]

Book Review of Martian War, by Kevin J. Anderson

December 26, 2016

Published by Titan in 2012 Genre: Science Fiction Stars: 5   Martian War, by Kevin J. Anderson proved to be a great way to end my year in reading. Okay, I might sneak in another book or two, but this was a fine climax to a wonderful year of books for me. Again, Titan has […]