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...

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,...

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.

The Ballad of Black Tom by Victor LaValle

Character development, plot, dialogue and a genuine sense of supernatural peril thrive in LaValle's hands. This is both a worthy acknowledgment to the craft and innovation of Lovecraft and an indictment of his flaws done with superior skill and subtlety.

Book Review: The New Voices of Fantasy

With The New Voices of Fantasy, Jacob Weisman and Peter S. Beagle have composed one of the strongest fantasy anthologies I have read in a long time, brimming with extraordinary tales that range from thought-provoking to spine-tingling.