"Cucumber Punk" by P.A. Douglas On sale here. It’s a world of industrial pollution, bigotry, media spin and the lower classes being ground into the dirt by violent and relentless consumerism. It’s Earth. Except some people are born with vegetables for heads. And that’s pretty cool. The author of Cucumber Punk succeeds in creating a… Continue reading Reviews: “Cucumber Punk” and “Hell of Death”
"Giantess Globalist Sperm War" by Mandy De Sandra On sale here. “Men can be better.” If you didn’t learn as much from a Gillette commercial, then maybe this story about women evolving into giants and using adolescent men as sperm is a better catalyst for this theme. Giantess Globalist Sperm War is a bizarro novella… Continue reading Reviews: “Giantess Globalist Sperm War” and “The Haunted Vagina”
"Crisis Boy" by Garrett Cook On sale here. “He lay on the ground surrounded by figures laid out like the bomb was a petulant child and the marathon its toybox. He still sort of wanted an iced coffee.” When a book is released on my birthday, it gives me certain expectations. I’ve read enough bizarro… Continue reading Reviews: “Crisis Boy” and “I’m Not Even Supposed to Be Here Today”
"Arachnophile" by Betty Rocksteady On sale here. As an arachnophobe, I’ve never found myself asking the question “If I lived in a world of giant, sapient spiders, would I be a bigot?” That is, not until I read this book. And any book that can make you ask such a question must be doing something… Continue reading Reviews: “Arachnophile”, “Skull Nuggets” and “Day of the Milkman”
"Fortune Box" by Madeleine Swann On sale here. There’s a scene in the television series LOST where one character puts forth the idea of a large magic box, and when you open it, whatever you want to find inside is there waiting for you. I love LOST. But nobody’s talking about that thing anymore, so… Continue reading Reviews: “Fortune Box”, “Aunt Poster” and “Journey to the Edge of the Flat Earth”.