Author: Matt Mitrovich

Book Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato

Book Review: Breath of Earth by Beth Cato

In her new book Breath of Earth, Beth Cato finds a way to create an entertaining alternate history centred on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Read More »

Short Story Review: Discards by David D. Levine

Short Story Review: Discards by David D. Levine

Matt Mitroch reviews the short story "Discards" by David D. Levine, part of George RR Martin's Wild Cards shared universe. Read More »

Book Review: The Brass Giant by Brooke Johnson

Book Review: The Brass Giant by Brooke Johnson

Are you interested in a steampunk romance novel? If so, Matt Mitrovich can recommend The Brass Giant. Read More »

Review of 2015 Best Short-Form Sidewise Awards for Alternate History Nominees

Review of 2015 Best Short-Form Sidewise Awards for Alternate History Nominees

Matt Mitrovich gives mini-reviews of some of the short stories nominated for the Sideways Awards for Alternate History. Read More »

Book Review: The Book of Esther by Emily Barton

Book Review: The Book of Esther by Emily Barton

Golems, Kabbalists and NAZI Germany collide in The Book of Esther Read More »

Book Review: The Big Lie by Julie Mayhew

Book Review: The Big Lie by Julie Mayhew

Napoleon Bonaparte once famously said "history is a set of lies agreed upon;" Read More »

Book Review: Fallout by Harry Turtledove

Book Review: Fallout by Harry Turtledove

Bombs Away by Harry Turtledove was a good, if flawed, book. That being said, how does its sequel, Fallout, hold up to the original? Our story continues (and maybe skip the next two paragraphs if you haven’t read Bombs Away) immediately after th... Read More »

Book Review: Bombs Away by Harry Turtledove

Book Review: Bombs Away by Harry Turtledove

Most nuclear war stories usually involve a quick and devastating war where we then follow civilians trying to survive in a post-apocalyptic wasteland. In Bombs Away, however.... Read More »

Book Review: Showdown City by Todd Berger

Book Review: Showdown City by Todd Berger

...our characters find alcoholic children, rampant inflation, polygamy, universal gun ownership and a bandit who steals everyone's fine linens. Read More »

Anthology Review: Thirty Days Later edited by AJ Sikes, BJ Sikes & Dover Whitecliff

Anthology Review: Thirty Days Later edited by AJ Sikes, BJ Sikes & Dover Whitecliff

A time-shifting steampunk anthology Read More »

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