The Tao of the Dude by Oliver Benjamin Review

Within these pages lies the sacred space where Taoism and The Big Lebowski intersect to create something both funny and profound. By not taking life too seriously, wisdom emerges.

Buffalo Soldier by Maurice Broaddus

Buffalo Soldier by Maurice Broaddus Tor Release April 25, 2017 I am interested in stories, the stories we tell each other and the stories we tell ourselves. Buffalo Soldier is...

Chris Sharp Interview

Charlie was fortunate enough to get the chance to sit down with Tor's author Chris Sharp, and talk about his upcoming book, Cold Counsel. Below is the transcript of the interview in its entirety. Chris and Charlie discuss everything from the new book, to good and bad ‘writing days.’

Abandon Me by Melissa Febos | Review

Abandon Me by Melissa Febos Bloomsbury Publishing February 28, 2017 (320 pages) I had been under the impression that good memoirs could only be written by those people who have had lived extraordinary...

The Fortress at the End of Time by Joe M. McDermott

The Fortress at the End of Time | By Joe M. McDermott Published by Tor | Available January 17th, 2017 Modern SF at its best, Joe M. McDermott’s newest novel,...

Interview with Joe M. McDermott

Charlie and Joe talk about everything from what is about the craft of writing that intrigues Joe to the so-called 'Dream Salesman' and their unfortunate customers.

Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers: The Rise of Motörhead by Martin Popoff Review

Focusing on the classic lineup of Lemmy Kilmister, Phil Taylor and Eddie Clarke and reading the transcripts of beer-laden late night conversations with your best mates, it’s like having a seat at the bar and hearing Lemmy and the others tell and retell all the old stories.

Mapping the Interior by Stephen Graham Jones Review

nce again Stephen Graham Jones takes the heart-ache and loss within a broken family, places the telling in the context of the supernatural, and reveals truth.

Book Review: Birthrights by J. Kyle McNeal

What I desperately craved reading this novel was grit. I wanted to be lost completely in this world and feel for these characters, but their lack of complexity and individual voice prevented a stronger connection.

A Song for Quiet by Cassandra Khaw Review

Here we have a sax playing Bluesman trapped by forces outside of his control. He is most likely doomed by his destiny to a sad end. The suspense and complexity of his situation is clear and we are able to feel his fear and confusion to a great degree.