Pretty Deadly, Volume 1: WTF Western

Pretty Deadly, Volume 1: The Shrike Script: Kelly Sue Deconnick Art & Cover: Emma Rios Colors: Jordie Bellaire Edits: Sigrid Ellis Letters: Clayton Cowles Published: May 13th, 2014 Publisher: Image Comics Genre(s): Graphic Novel, Fantasy Format: Paperback Length: 120 pages Pretty Deadly was my first exposure to “weird western”, a genre I knew existed but had … Read more

Lexicon by Max Barry: Words Will Hurt You

Lexicon by Max Barry Published: June 18, 2013 Publisher: Penguin Audio Genre(s): Speculative Fiction, Thriller Format: Audio Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins Lexicon is the rare book that I found both completely unpredictable and intensely thrilling. I’d call it a page-turner, but I listened to the audiobook version, so instead I’ll tell you that I … Read more

Lockstep by Karl Schroeder: The Pain of Time Away

Lockstep by Karl Schroeder Published: March 25th, 2014 Publisher: Tor Books Genre(s): Science Fiction, Young Adult Format: eBook Length: 352 pages Lockstep is a fantastic, entertaining novel that I find a bit difficult to summarize. The short version is that it will probably appeal to readers of young adult and hard scifi, but existing experience … Read more