Category: Josh

Josh Reviews: The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

Josh Reviews: The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

The Last Werewolf,  for the bulk of its fliptime, reads like a postmodern thinker incubated in a Gothic cellar.  The catchphrases, “God is dead” and “we’ve all seen this before” and “why are we still listening to narratives we know to be deeply influential simplifications”, bat around this protagonist’s head to a fairly annoying, then […]

— Posted March 1, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 4 Comments
Review: Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Review: Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Ironskin sports two spiffy but slightly misleading “like this, like that” quotes which I will save you the trouble right now of being lead astray by. Certainly Beauty and the Beast and Jane Eyre (although I haven’t read the latter) receive their sacrificial knick-knacks: a protagonist with a B&Besque curse (not hairy but Eyry?) and, […]

— Posted February 23, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 6 Comments
Review: Night Seeker by Yasmine Galenorn

Review: Night Seeker by Yasmine Galenorn

Night Seeker elegantly slaps the urban world with that of the fantasy world.   I am taking much of my inspiration from Galenorn’s words at the end of the book in which she states she always intended for this series to be a dark Faerie tale. Certainly the grittiness is in full effect from the get-go […]

— Posted February 16, 2013 by Joshua Burns / 0 Comments
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