Short Review: Personal Space

There’s so much to unpack in Personal Space. On the surface, we see a young woman with an extraordinary secret that allows her a hiding place situated in some kind of alternate reality. It’s just a regular room, but it allows her instant access to any place in which she’s created a door. Beyond the … Continue reading Short Review: Personal Space

‘The Mythic Dream’ Review: Storytelling at its Finest

The Mythic Dream fascinates with its unique collection of classical myth adaptations. The tome features a brilliant cast of science fiction and fantasy’s top authors, each with a unique writing style that resonates throughout the retellings. Many of these myths were new to me, adding an important learning moment about the stories that shaped so … Continue reading ‘The Mythic Dream’ Review: Storytelling at its Finest

Short Review: At the Old Wooden Synagogue on Janover Street

Brief Review At the Old Wooden Synagogue on Janover Street features strong yet subtle character work that examines the American Dream and the injustices of war side-by-side. We see the dreams and hopes of a man saved from the Holocaust, with a wife and a son and a business that seems like a dream. The … Continue reading Short Review: At the Old Wooden Synagogue on Janover Street

‘The Big Book of Classic Fantasy’ Review: An Essential Guide to Everything Fantasy

The Big Book of Classic Fantasy is the new gold standard for fantasy literary history, providing an excellent cadence of essential stories we all know and love, and often overlooked stories that are equally brilliant. I have my fair share of anthologies and this stands above the rest. Most notable are the many writers not … Continue reading ‘The Big Book of Classic Fantasy’ Review: An Essential Guide to Everything Fantasy

‘The Unicorn Anthology’ Review: Modernizing a Fantasy Classic

The Unicorn Anthology is full to the brim with unicorns aplenty, following them as they gallop through a series of stories that are fresh and cutting-edge. Unicorns may seem like a played out fantasy trope, but this collection proves otherwise. Many of the stories bring unicorns into the modern world, creating a fascinating dynamic against … Continue reading ‘The Unicorn Anthology’ Review: Modernizing a Fantasy Classic

‘On the Lonely Shore’ Short Review

On the Lonely Shore is a fantasy tale that feels like it’s been pulled from a Jane Austen landscape, complete with a distant house, many walks by the seashore, and a sickly young man who harbors a secret future. Their daily routine is unburdened by work or worries of any kind, save for the sickness … Continue reading ‘On the Lonely Shore’ Short Review

‘Where Gods Dance’ Short Review

Where Gods Dance paints the tragic picture of a father forever mourning the loss of his son as he attempts to recreate him using various pieces of his childhood. You can feel the sorrow buried in every word as the man desperately tries to hold on to the memories of his son. These created versions … Continue reading ‘Where Gods Dance’ Short Review