Book Review – The Atmospherians, by Alex McElroy (Atria)

I imagine it must be difficult to write fiction about issues such as toxic masculinity without being cloying, or at worst didactic. For that reason, I usually avoid works that overtly address this topic. However, I think I’ve finally found a book that covers these issues successfully, in Alex McElroy’s debut novel, The Atmospherians. Popular … Continue reading Book Review – The Atmospherians, by Alex McElroy (Atria)

Book Review – The Last Good Man, by Thomas McMullan (Bloomsbury)

I am an absolute sucker for unsettling tales set in weird little pockets of England, as I am from a very odd bit of northern England. I particularly enjoy stories of weird rituals, or backwards societies, similar to The Wicker Man, or Midsommar. Stories that are slightly unnerving, because they are dangerously on the cusp … Continue reading Book Review – The Last Good Man, by Thomas McMullan (Bloomsbury)

Book Review – All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai

Review of an ARC provided by the wonderful NetGalley Imagine you live in a world of nearly infinite technological possibilities. Imagine you are the son of a man so smart that he has created a way to literally travel through time for tourism purposes. Imagine you do not possess your father's intellectual capacity, but reckon … Continue reading Book Review – All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai