Book Review: 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough

13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough Gollancz, 320pp standard hardback, £16.99 cover price £8.99 on Kindle (not released in hardback ‘til 18th Feb 2016) Reviewed by Alex Bardy (Twitter: @mangozoid) It’ll come as no surprise to many that Sarah Pinborough happens to be quite high on my ‘I like her stuff’ list – indeed, I cited […]

Book Review: The Falconer by Elizabeth May

The Falconer by Elizabeth May Gollancz, 317pp standard paperback, £8.99 cover price £5.99 on Kindle (Jan 2016) Reviewed by Alex Bardy (Twitter: @mangozoid) There’s a lot to be said for faeries being the subject of so many books nowadays, but it’s refreshing (for me at least – it’s not my usual choice of reading matter), […]

Experimental Writing: Forgotten English 2016

At the tail end of last year, I got my hands on the desktop calendar version of Jeff Kacirk’s Forgotten English 2016. Always a fun little thing to have, it’s basically a massive block of 300+ old and weird words that have fallen by the wayside, with each page usually accompanied by a short essay detailing something […]