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Josh Reviews: Afterlight by Elle Jasper

Josh Reviews: Afterlight by Elle Jasper

Afterlight shines as a first person narrative with characteristic vocabulary (afterlight, da hell stone, da Island, heiniesca) and variable chronology.   Riley Poe, our vector into this Gothic interior, has been there once before as a devil-may-care youth but when her brother awakens old bloodsuckers, gets bitten, and is quickened, she must go down there to […]

— Posted July 20, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 6 Comments
Josh Reviews: Talulla Rising by Glen Duncan

Josh Reviews: Talulla Rising by Glen Duncan

Talulla Rising, as its name might suggest, is a different beast from that of its precursor, The Last Werewolf.   Tone most fundamentally has been altered.   Whereas before the protagonist, Jake Marlowe, seemed to be pulling at straws to continue the story, Talulla’s in a pickle from the get-go, which one could argue Jake […]

— Posted June 29, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 0 Comments