Dreamwalker’s Like a Recurring Dream

C.S. Friedman is probably better known in the world of traditional Science Fiction for her Coldfire and Magister trilogies. I received an ARC of her newest entry, Dreamwalker. The publisher describes is as “something completely different” and it may be… for her. To the rest of the world, it’s something I feel like I’ve seen…

A Real Friend Helps You Bury the Body

Adam Sternbergh’s debut novel, Shovel Ready, tells the story of Spademan a “garbage man” in a destroyed, future New York. The blurb on the book compares the characters to a lot of well known literary figures, but I think the best comparison is a combination of Dexter and Robert Neville from I Am Legend –…

Not Falling for Falling Kingdoms

Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes is yet another ARC I received this year at NewYorkComiCon. It is apparently the second of the Falling Kingdoms novels, due out in December 2013. It feels a lot like a combination of one of the Grimm fairy tales and Robin Hood with a touch of epic fantasy world building thrown…