Skin Deep Magic, by Craig Laurance Gidney

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Rebel Satori Press Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Jarla Tangh Have you read this book? I adore short stories, especially fantastical ones. My acquaintance with Craig Laurence Gidney’s work actually begins with the YA novel, Bereft, but that’s another book to mention in its own review. I …

Consigned to the Sea, by Danielle Ackley-McPhail

Genre: Fantasy Anthology Publisher: Dark Quest Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? Consigned to the Sea, by Danielle Ackley-McPhail, is a short fantasy anthology containing four short stories and a poem, all involving some aspect related to the sea, be that pirates, mermaids, selkies, …

A Natural History of Dragons, by Marie Brennon

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Books Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Regular visitors to my blog will recall my attendance at Bristolcon this year, where I had one of the best evenings of my life, talking books with similarly passionate readers. One …

Bloodrush, by Ben Galley

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: BenGalley.com Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Ben came to talk to West Sussex Writers’ last month about the ins and outs of self-publishing and how in just six years he has managed to establish himself as a successful …

The Sexual Compass, by Michael Reed

Genre: Social Science Fiction Publisher: Unmusic Books Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Classifying The Sexual Compass, by Michael Reed, as science fiction is a bit of a stretch. There’s a speculative element — I suppose — but’s it’s a pretty mild one. …

Rider: The Art of Forgetting #1, by Joanne Hall

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Kristell Ink Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? I’ve seen Joanne Hall around at various Fantasycons, but met her properly for the first time this year at Bristolcon. She is a lovely person with a keen sense of humor …