Category Archives: #Reviews

Review: Chthonic Cleaning by Austin Gragg

Cleaning can go too far as Noah and Dillon find out. A regular couple, the most exciting thing about their lives is Dillon’s job in a funeral home. They are predictable, practical and happy—until a simple household chore takes on … Continue reading

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Review | Rose by Rami Ungar

I read Rose by Rami Ungar the same week I was putting in a fall garden, so it was an immersive experience. The story of Rose begins with protagonist, Rose Taggert, waking up in a greenhouse. She opens her eyes to find … Continue reading

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#TBT | Space and Time, Vol. 4, No. 7 (August 1969)

What do DC and Marvel Comics have in common with Space and Time magazine? Short answer: Alex Saviuk. Today’s throwback is already one of my favorites for the dynamic artwork. Still only a few year’s old, the magazine’s contributors were … Continue reading

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Review | The Corpse Whisperer by H.R. Boldwood

I have to love The Corpse Whisperer’s Allie Nighthawk. She’s everything I aspire to be… if I ever find myself as an independent contractor for management of the undead. Funny, smart and practical, she has a unique way of looking … Continue reading

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Review | Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

I picked up Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative by Austin Kleon at the local library. I was looking for something light and inspiring. It delivered that and more. Kleon brings up a lot of good advice … Continue reading

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Review | The History of Soul 2065 by Barbara Krasnoff

This book reminds me of a colossal stained glass window. As I first entered the story to meet Chana and Sophia, I could only see colored fragments. The first stories seemed to connect up at random, but each set of … Continue reading

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#TBT | Space and Time, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Spring 1968)

I hold in my hands an original copy of Space and Time magazine #3, circa 1968. No, you can’t have it (…but you can buy the digital back issue here). This is literary history. The creation of a young Gordon … Continue reading

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Review | The Spy Who Drank Blood by Gordon Linzner

The Spy Who Drank Blood by Gordon Linzner is a surprising and fun, modern take on vampires. Often humorous, the story has plenty of suspense and horror to keep readers engaged. The main protagonist is Blood, an old school vampire who … Continue reading

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Have You Been to PoetryNook.com?

Note: The first poem I entered for the 242nd Poetry Contest won Honorable Mention with Love Like Starlight. You can read that here. Since yesterday’s post with Marge Simon  I’ve had poetry on my mind. But really, when do I not … Continue reading

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📬 From S&T’s Mail: Sleepwalker by Mikel J. Wisler

Look what came to Space and Time magazine’s mailbox—Sleepwalker by Mikel J. Wisler. S&T now welcomes readers to send in books and related items to be shared on S&T’s social media and (if we have time) review. Details at the … Continue reading

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