Rolling links to the Book Reviews by Des Lewis during 2020 Man on the Ceiling by Melanie Tem & Steve Tem The Nostalgia That Never Was by Rhys Hughes The Yellow Wood by Melanie Tem Mysterium by Andrew Condous The Far Tower edited by Mark Valentine SYNTH #4: An Anthology of Dark SF Arms Against […]

The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Eleven

NIGHT SHADE BOOKS 2019 Edited by Ellen Datlow (my previous reviews of this editor: https://dflewisreviews.wordpress.com/ellen-datlow/) Stories by Anne Billson, Ralph Robert Moore, Ray Cluley, Michael Marshall Smith, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, Sam Hicks, Peter Sutton, Dale Bailey, Krist DeMeester, John Langan, Gemma Files, Eloise C. C. Shepherd, Amelia Mangan, Steve Toase (two ace stories), Bill Davidson, […]

Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Volume Five

Edited by Robert Shearman and Michael Kelly UNDERTOW PUBLICATIONS 2018 Stories by Kurt Fawver, Ben Loory, Brenna Gomez, Kathleen Kayembe, Daniel Carpenter, Michael Mirolla, Ian Muneshwar, Claire Dean, Kristi DeMeester, David Peak, Helen Marshall, Joshua King, Jenni Fagan, Alison Littlewood, Chavisa Woods, Carmen Maria Machado, Eric Schaller, Rebecca Kuder, Adam-Troy Castro, K.L. Pereira, Camilla Grudova, […]

Uncertainties: Volume III

THE SWAN RIVER PRESS MMXVIII Edited by Lynda E. Rucker Stories by Matthew M. Bartlett, S.P. Miskowski, Adam L.G. Nevill, Joyce Carol Oates, Robert Shearman, R.S. Knightley, Lisa Tuttle, Ralph Robert Moore, Tracy Fahey, Julia Rust, David Surface, Scott West, Rosanne Rabinowitz. When I read this book, my thoughts will appear in the comment stream […]

Best British Short Stories 2012

Series editor NICHOLAS ROYLE (My previous reviews of this writer are linked from HERE) SALT PUBLISHING (My previous reviews of this publisher are HERE) Featuring stories by: Socrates Adams, AK Benedict, Neil Campbell, Ramsey Campbell, Stella Duffy, Julian Gough, Joel Lane, Stuart Evers, Will Self, Michael Marshall Smith, Alison MacLeod, Dan Powell, Jo Lloyd, HP […]

Best British Short Stories 2013

Series editor NICHOLAS ROYLE (My previous reviews of this writer are linked from HERE) SALT PUBLISHING (My previous reviews of this publisher are HERE) Featuring stories by: Charles Boyle, Regi Claire, Laura Del-Rivo, Lesley Glaister, MJ Hyland, Jackie Kay, Nina Killham, Charles Lambert, Adam Lively, Anneliese Mackintosh, Adam Marek, Alison Moore, Alex Preston, Ross Raisin, […]

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Please use search box above for author, title or publisher. All book reviews linked for each of these years and shown freely for your reading on-line: All reviews linked for each of these years: 2008/9 – 2010 – 2011 – 2012 – 2013 – 2014 – 2015 – 2016 – 2017 – 2018 – 2019 – 2020 – 2021 – 2022 — 2023 You were extraordinarily insightful and engaged. It was the sort of response I’d been hoping for all […]

Shadows and Tall Trees, Vol. 7

An Anthology (around 300 pages) edited by Michael Kelly Undertow Publications 2017 Previous reviews of this publisher HERE. Stories by Brian Evenson, M. Rickert, V.H. Leslie, Rosalie Parker, Conrad Williams, Manish Melwani, Simon Strantzas, Steve Rasnic Tem, Robert Shearman, Malcolm Devlin, Robert Levy, Charles Wilkinson, Alison Moore, Rebecca Kuder, Christopher Slatsky, Laura Mauro, Michael Wehunt, […]

Year’s Best Weird Fiction – Vol. 3

UNDERTOW PUBLICATIONS 2016 Guest Editor: Simon Strantzas  —   Series Editor: Michael Kelly Stories by Rebecca Kuder, Nadia Bulkin, Robert Shearman, Christopher Slatsky, Marian Womack, Brian Evenson, D.P. Watt, Kristi DeMeester, Robert Aickman, Brian Conn, L.S. Johnson, Michael Wehunt, Ramsey Campbell, Matthew M. Bartlett, Genevieve Valentine, Reggie Oliver, Tim Lebbon, Lynda E. Rucker, Sadie Bruce. (To […]