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    Dark Factory by Kathe Koja | Teaser

     *warning – video contains scenes with flashing and/or strobe lights. Website: https://darkfactory.club/ Book Page: https://meerkatpress.com/books/dark-f… Welcome to Dark Factory! You may experience strobe effects, Y reality, DJ beats, love, sex, betrayal, triple shot espresso, broken bones, broken dreams, ecstasy, self-knowledge, and the void.Dark Factory is a dance club: three floors of DJs, drinks, and customizable reality, everything […] More

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    Five Books* That Bring All the Vibes

    by Kathe Koja Whenever a new book comes out, one way to decide if we want to read it is to compare it to other books, not only for its genre but for its bedrock literary vibe. The feelings and sensations a narrative conjures can be just as compelling, and just as important, as the […] More

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    Eugen Bacon recommends her top 5 Afrofuturistic books

    Anthologies and collections have become instrumental in the proliferating Afrofuturistic writing that heroes black people in stories from Africa and the diaspora, stories whose visibility is increasingly evident in award nominations and reading list recommendations. Newer works continue to highlight the urgency to decolonise language, while deconstructing and reconstructing the written identities of people of […] More

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    G.D. Penman Shares 5 of Their Top Urban Fantasy Books

    I’ve just finished writing an Urban Fantasy trilogy, so what better way to celebrate than by talking some more about Urban Fantasy. The genre has changed a lot since I first started reading it way back when, but the things that I loved about it are still here. The magic and mystery of a hidden […] More

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    Review of Paperclip by Seb Doubinsky: cool prose, serene mind, impish wit.

    Review by Dominique Hecq Cool prose, serene mind, impish wit. In Paperclip – Seb Doubinsky’s new installment in his internationally renowned city-states cycle of novels takes the reader into a fantastical, yet convincing world to explore our darkest secrets and inner conflicts. Set in New Babylon, the book details the sometimes tortuous nature of desire […] More

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    J.S. Breukelaar Recommends 5 Books from her Bookshelf

    We are excited to welcome J.S. Breukelaar, author of the recently released The Bridge (Meerkat Press). I was one of those who read nothing during the pandemic and was glued to cable instead, shamefully sucking at the teat of limited-series escapism while those around me wrote their quarantine masterpiece or became a Zelda Grandmaster or […] More

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    Keith Rosson Recommends 5 Stunning Story Collections

    Books are timeless. There’s no expiration date on literature. Here are a number of story collections – some released 6 months ago, others put out a number of years back – that remain as fresh and vibrant as the first time I read them. Funny, sad, brutal, tender – good stories encapsulate all of that. […] More

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    Eugen Bacon Recommends Her Top 5 Prose Poetry Books

    We are pleased to welcome Eugen Bacon, whose latest speculative fiction microlit collection, written with Dominique Hecq, Speculate: A Collection of Microlit, just released, to talk about 5 of her top prose poetry books. More about the author, her work, and her blog tour and a giveaway at the end of this article. Prose poetry […] More

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    Kathe Koja’s Top 5 Halloween Book Recommendations

    Kathe Koja, author of many novels including the classic award-winning, THE CIPHER, which is back in paperback this month after almost 30 years from Meerkat Press, shared with us her top five Halloween Book recommendations. Be sure to finish as there is an exciting giveaway at the end along with details on THE CIPHER reissue. […] More

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    Seb Doubinsky’s The Invisible Playlist

    Seb Doubinsky shared his playlist for his new book, The Invisible, which releases 8/11/20 (Meerkat Press). His publisher is also giving away a $50 giftcard so be sure to scroll down for all of the details. The Invisible is a masterfully written dystopian noir in Seb Doubinsky’s City-States Cycle books. It’s election time in New Babylon, […] More

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