Alma Alexander: 2012: Midnight at Spanish Gardens

December 20th, 2012. The end of the world, some might say. Five friends meet up twenty years after college, at Spanish Gardens, an old and favorite gathering spot. Olivia. John. Quincey. Ellen. Simon. Over Irish Coffees, they’ll hash out old memories and catch up on twenty years’ worth of happenings. For Olivia, who’s been the . . . → Read More: Alma Alexander: 2012: Midnight at Spanish Gardens

Kelley Armstrong: Brazen

Billed as a manhunt (for certain values of “man”), Brazen is really a character piece. Officially labeled volume 13.1 in author Kelley Armstrong’s Women of the Underworld series, it focuses on the thus-far underwhelming Nick as its main protagonist. Handsome and unambitious, Nick’s been perceived as sheltered for much of his life as a werewolf, . . . → Read More: Kelley Armstrong: Brazen

Catching Up

We have reviews for you. Yes, indeedy, so, since it’s been a while, let’s get right to it.

Comics creator Joe Mignola ventures into the realm of “illustrated novel” with collaborator Christopher Golden in Joe Golem and the Drowned City.

Elizabeth Bear is back with another tale of Bijou the Artificer and her fellow adventurers, . . . → Read More: Catching Up

And a Happy New Year to You, Too!

Now that all the feasting and merrymaking is winding down, we’ve got some nice reading lined up for you for those cold winter night still ahead.

Let’s start with an old favorite of ours here at GMR, Steven Brust, and his latest tale of Vlad Taltos, Tiassa. It’s about — well, a tiassa. Or maybe . . . → Read More: And a Happy New Year to You, Too!