Out of the 300 books, and our personal batch of 30, S. A. Tholin‘s Iron Truth rose to the #1 spot in the competition and we at the Asylum are celebrating that with a team review. Congrats to the author and her awesome book for winning the first ever SPSFC!
Arina reviews The Ballad of Perilous Graves, the debut Fantasy novel of Alex Jennings, published on June 21st, 2022 by Orbit.
Welcome to Queen’s Book Asylum’s tour stop for T. S. Beier’s Escaping First Contact. Albeit we are late with our post, the Asylum had the pleasure of chatting about this exciting, modern twist on classic sci-fi.
April’s edition features snarky Norse retellings, cozy haunted houses, and powerful reworkings of the classic canon.
Welcome to Queen’s Book Asylum’s (slightly late) tour stop for Merchants of Knowledge and Magic, organized by Escapist Book Tours. We sat down to chat with Erika McCorkle about her epic fantasy debut, the first book in a series of interconnected novels comprising the Merchants of the Pentagonal Dominion series.
Motivated by Sue Bavey’s #MarchOfTheSequels event and by the recent release of Rise Red Kingdom, Arina sat down to talk with Kerstin Espinosa Rosero about interdimensional dragons, their summoners, and her illustrations for the popular tv show Arcane.
You guessed it, the Asylum brings you another SPSC special interview, celebrating some of the authors who’ve joined the fierce competition. Today we sit down with Craig Lea Gordon to discuss his cyberpunk entry, ARvekt. The book blew all judges away with its fantastic cover and ended up climbing the ranks as one of our own semifinalists!
We continue our SPSFC interview series by welcoming Jim Nelson to the Asylum! I spoke with Jim about his entry, In My Memory Locked, a cyberpunk noir novel “perfect for fans of Blade Runner, Raymond Chandler, Ghost in the Shell, William Gibson, When Gravity Fails, and Altered Carbon.”
The Asylum had the great pleasure of talking with author P. L. Tavormina, a real-life scientist (how cool is that?!) whose book, Aerovoyant, joined the ranks of the first-ever Self-Published Science Fiction Contest (SPSFC).
Our March edition of Release Radar highlights debaucherous pleasure moons, a young woman whose heart burns with revenge, mysterious cartographers with dark family secrets, and…well, read on to know more!