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Max and Amal Go to the Movies: THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

Behold! The second instalment of Max and my column for Uncanny is here! Read our thoughts on The Girl With All the Gifts by way of Twists, Buddhism, Decolonialism and Ecopocalypse. Also extreme sillyness. In other news — literally — I sent out my … Continue reading

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Max Gladstone’s CRAFT SEQUENCE Omnibus!

AAHHH! All five Craft Sequence books are available as an e-omnibus for $12!!! If you don’t know my feelings about Max Gladstone’s Craft Sequence you probably haven’t known me very long. But you’re in luck! I reviewed the series (up to the … Continue reading

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Max and Amal Go to the Movies

(We didn’t take the swords to the movies.) One of the stretch goals for Uncanny‘s Year 2 Kickstarter campaign was a movie column by Max Gladstone and me, in which we chat about a film we’ve seen recently, kicking it podcast-style … Continue reading

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Final 8 Hours of Uncanny Year 3 Kickstarter

Hello friends! Last night, in the final hour before I turned into a social media pumpkin for the next three weeks, I saw the delightful news that Uncanny‘s Year 3 Kickstarter had reached its penultimate stretch goal: MAX AND AMAL GO TO … Continue reading

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Bookburners: FIRE & ICE

Guys I did a thing! Backstory: there is this thing called Serial Box, which is kind of like HBO for ebooks: it runs serial fiction in novelette-length “episodes” to which you can subscribe, and have them turn up on your … Continue reading

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New Magazine Day: UNCANNY and LIGHTSPEED

Daunting as it may be to begin a whole new month, it’s always exciting to me to see new issues of my favourite magazines drop, especially when I have something to do with them. In the May issue of Lightspeed, I … Continue reading

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Reviews: THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN by Roshani Chokshi + May Lightspeed Column

May! It’s May! Never have I wanted to shout Mayday quite as earnestly as this past Sunday. New months oughtn’t to begin on the weekend; a week should be allowed the grace of ending without a new month beginning. How lovely … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Uncanny Duel with Max Gladstone

We bit our thumbs. We bit them at each other. We put up our swords, and today, we put up also our videos. Some months ago during Uncanny Magazine‘s Year Two Kickstarter, Max Gladstone and I pledged to make duelling silly videos. … Continue reading

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Lightspeed Column: UPROOTED, LAST FIRST SNOW, WICKED + THE DIVINE vol 2, ZER0ES

My review column for Lightspeed magazine is available online today! I look at Naomi Novik’s Uprooted, Max Gladstone’s Last First Snow, Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie’s The Wicked + The Divine: Fandemonium, and Chuck Wendig’s Zer0es. Here’s some thematic rationale: We’re approaching the harvest time of … Continue reading

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NPR: Max Gladstone’s CRAFT Sequence

NPR Books recently launched a new feature called TIME MACHINE, to encourage more thorough coverage of series, since mostly there are a lot of reviews of first and last books, but not a great deal of critical attention given to a series … Continue reading

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