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Aching God: SPFBO Finalist

Title: Aching God Author: Mike Shel Rating: 5 out of 10 (NOT OFFICIAL SCORE; TSWI SCORE ONLY) Blurb: “Closer, mortal. You are here, finally, to feed the Aching God…” The days of adventure are passed for Auric Manteo. Retired to the countryside with his scars and riches, he no longer delves into forbidden ruins seeking… Continue reading Aching God: SPFBO Finalist

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We Ride the Storm: SPFBO Finalist

Title: We Ride The Storm Author: Devin Madson Rating: 8 out of 10 (NOT OFFICIAL SCORE; TSWI SCORE ONLY) Blurb: War built the Kisian Empire and war will tear it down. And as an empire falls, three warriors rise. Caught in a foreign war, Captain Rah e’Torin and his exiled warriors will have to fight… Continue reading We Ride the Storm: SPFBO Finalist

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Sowing: SPFBO Finalist

Title: Sowing Author: Angie Grigaliunas Rating: 4 out of 10 (NOT OFFICIAL SCORE; TSWI SCORE ONLY) Blurb: They can take your house, your daughter, whatever they want. For Ariliah, life under the militarized Hulcondans is one of order and safety. Despite the soldiers’ ruthless policies, she trusts their judgment. They alone provide protection from the… Continue reading Sowing: SPFBO Finalist

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Chosen: SPFBO Semi-Finalist

Title: Chosen Author: Casey White Publisher: May 2018 Rating: 4 out of 5 Blurb: Jas expected to hear a tale of glory and heroism. He hadn’t planned on living it. Drenwell is in trouble. The idyllic nation teeters on the brink of disaster as one trouble after another lines up before it. Crops fail. Animals… Continue reading Chosen: SPFBO Semi-Finalist

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You Die When You Die

Title: You Die When You Die Author: Angus Watson Publisher: June 2017, Orbit Books Blurb: YOU DIE WHEN YOU DIE . . . You can't change your fate - so throw yourself into battle, because you'll either win or wake up drinking mead in the halls of your ancestors. That's what Finn's tribe believe. But when… Continue reading You Die When You Die

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Nanoshock

The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Nanoshock Author: K.C Alexander Publisher: Angry Robot, Nov. 2017 Blurb: As Riko works to rebuild her shattered cred, following the events of Necrotech, she’s stuck fighting off every jerk looking to raise their standing on the streets. But when a corp with some serious influence ups the stakes, Riko’s going to have to… Continue reading Nanoshock

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Communication Failure

Warning: watch out for [EXPLETIVE] spoilers (even if they're minor). After devouring Mechanical Failure by Joe Zieja last year, this was the book that I've been waiting to come out, i.e., my most anticipated read of 2017. It felt like it took an eternity to actually come out and even though I get that publishing is a slow business, I… Continue reading Communication Failure