An Interview with Anna Smith Spark

I interviewed Anna Smith Spark, author of the Empires of Dust trilogy, for the SFF Oasis discord group. Check out our chat below! Hi Anna and welcome to Spells & Spaceships and the SFF Oasis!  Hello and thank you so much for having me here. In a lovely cool oasis of palm trees sheltered fromContinue reading “An Interview with Anna Smith Spark”

When the Wolf Comes – A Tabletop RPG! – a chat with Ian Sharpe

Ian Sharpe has been one of my guests on Spells & Spaceships before – you can read our Q&A from Norsevember 2020 here. Sharpe has written extensively about his alternate Vikingverse, a parallel timeline where the Norse rule seas and stars with restless fleets and Christianity has been put to the Viking sword. His titlesContinue reading “When the Wolf Comes – A Tabletop RPG! – a chat with Ian Sharpe”

Cunning Folk – Review

Author – Adam L. G. Nevill Pages – 336 Publishing Information – Indie Published, 13th September 2021 The One Sentence Review Spine-chillingly creepy, Cunning Folk is a superb folk horror that makes you question how well you really know your neighbours. The Blurb Money’s tight and their new home is a fixer-upper. Deep in ruralContinue reading “Cunning Folk – Review”

Lightblade – Review

Author – Zamil Akhtar Pages – 516 Publishing Information – Self Published, The One Sentence Review A smart, surreal science fantasy with welcome Middle Eastern influences and a truly imaginative world. The Blurb In three days, Jyosh will slay the God Emperor, or die trying. But first he must train his lightblade skills. While asleep.Continue reading “Lightblade – Review”

Fid’s Crusade – Review

Author – David H Reiss Pages – 378 Publishing Information – Independently Published, 23rd March 2018 The One Sentence Review An exciting, refreshing take on the superhero genre with smart ideas and a lot of heart. The Blurb For more than two decades, the sight of Doctor Fid’s powered armor has struck terror into theContinue reading “Fid’s Crusade – Review”

Under Fortunate Stars – Review

Author – Ren Hutchings Pages – 480 Publishing Information – Rebellion, 10th May 2022 The One Sentence Review A superb sci-fi debut with a heart warming and imaginative story that makes you fall in love with the characters and immerse yourself in their world. The Blurb Two Ships. One Chance To Save The Future. FleeingContinue reading “Under Fortunate Stars – Review”

The Junction – Review

Author – Norm Konyu Pages – 176 Publishing Information – Titan Comics, 12th April 2022. Graphic Novel | Fantasy, Mystery The Blurb When a missing child, Lucas Jones, reappears on his Uncle’s doorstep in his hometown of Medford after an absence of 12 years, the brief moment of joy is clouded by mystery. Where hasContinue reading “The Junction – Review”

An Interview with Zamil Akhtar

Hi folks! I’m really happy to share with you my interview with Zamil Akhtar. Zamil is the author of SPFBO 7 Semi-Finalist Gunmetal Gods, and has two other books out in the same series; Conqueror’s Blood and the novella Death Rider. When Zamil was fourteen, he moved from the dry, dune-spotted Arabian peninsula to theContinue reading “An Interview with Zamil Akhtar”

The Kaiju Preservation Society – Review

The One Sentence Review An entertaining and exciting adventure that really benefits from focusing on the fun factor. Author – John Scalzi Pages – 272 Publishing Information – March 17th 2022, Tor Books The Blurb The Kaiju Preservation Society is John Scalzi’s first standalone adventure since the conclusion of his New York Times bestselling InterdependencyContinue reading “The Kaiju Preservation Society – Review”

A Touch of Light – Review

A thoroughly enjoyable and captivating debut that presents three equally exciting narratives in a dark but beautifully imagined world. Author – Thiago Abdalla Pages – 481 Publishing Information – Self Published, 1st March 2022 Thankyou to Escapist Book Tours and the author Thiago Abdalla for the opportunity to read this work in exchange for anContinue reading “A Touch of Light – Review”