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C.T. Phipps

C.T. Phipps

C.T Phipps is a lifelong student of horror, science fiction, and fantasy. An avid tabletop gamer, he discovered this passion led him to write and turned him into a lifelong geek. He is a regular blogger on "The United Federation of Charles".

He's written Agent G, Cthulhu Armageddon, Lucifer's Star, and The Supervillainy Saga.

The Vilification of Aqua Marine (Working Masks #1) by Megan Mackie Book Review 30, Jun

5/5

THE VILIFICATION OF AQUA MARINE by Megan Mackie was a book I was very interested in because I was a huge fan of the author's THE FINDER OF THE LUCKY DEVIL, which was an oddball combination of cyberpunk and urban fantasy. So hearing that she was doing a superhero novel was something that immediately inspired me to pick this up when it became available. People who know me may also note that I'm something of a superhero author myself, so I'm always glad to see the prose superhero genre expanded too.

The Terran Privateer (Duchy of Terror #1) by Glynn Stewart Book Review 30, Jun

4.5/5

THE TERRAN PRIVATEER is the first novel of the DUCHY OF TERRA series by Glynn Stewart. I am already familiar with Glynn Stewart due to the fantastic STARSHIP'S MAGE series. That series was about magicians able to move starships through hyperspace. This is a more grounded series about the idea of Earth making First Contact with an expansionist alien race, only to be swiftly conquered. Which is quite the hook.

Mess Effect: The Nitpicker's Guide to the Universe that Fell Apart by Shamus Young Book Review 29, Jun

4/5

MESS EFFECT: A NITPICKERS GUIDE TO THE WORLD THAT FELL APART by Shamus Young (DM of the Rings) is a work that I picked up when I heard of his passing (RIP). I am a huge Mass Effect fan and an author so it seemed like an excellent book that would discuss the series from the perspective of its storytelling. Specifically, it's a discussion of how the once-beloved (and still beloved) series went off the rails in such a way that it got EA voted Worst Company of the Year. It also has a Mass Effect: Andromeda section.