Wise Phuul by Daniel Stride

Ryan Collins reviews Wise Phuul by Daniel Stride. Many thanks to the author for providing a free review copy. Walking corpses and black-market liquor: the quiet life. Telto Phuul, Necromancer and Library Clerk, likes his days safe and predictable. Not for him the intrigues of the Viiminian Empire, a gothic monstrosity held together by sheer force [...]

Fairies, Robots and Unicorns? – Oh My!: A Collection of Funny Short Stories by Sarina Dorie

The Bandwagon reviewer Ryan Collins reviews Fairies, Robots and Unicorns? – Oh My! by Sarina Dorie. Fairies, Robots and Unicorns? – Oh My! was a funny, randby Sarina Dorie.y, and delightfully clever collection of the wittiest short stories I’ve read in some time. Dorie’s humor is light and sharp, and her scenarios are a breath of much needed [...]

Madam Tulip by David Ahern

Ryan Collins reviews Madam Tulip by David Ahern. As the daughter of the seventh son of a seventh son, Derry O'Donnell is kinda-sorta gifted with psychic powers . . . a little. Unfortunately, nobody wants to pay for advice from an out of work, mildly clairvoyant actress who sounds like she’s named after a cop [...]

Blood on the Sand by Mikhail Lerma

  Ryan Collins reviews Blood on the Sand (Z Plan #1) by Mikhail Lerma.   From the racial undertones in White Zombie and I Walked with a Zombie, to the Marxist anti-consumerism themes of Dawn of the Dead during the Romero years, the greatest zombie stories have always been those which touched upon greater sociological issues. For [...]

Crossroads by Various Authors

Ryan Collins, one of our talented new team, reviews Crossroads: Women Coming of Age in Today’s Uganda. A lifelong resident of New England and outrageous film snob, Ryan Collins describes himself as a philosopher of nerdom and purveyor of wisdom. While not dodging death on his daily commute across the Fury Roads of the wild Massachusetts [...]