Author Archives: Michael Senft

About Michael Senft

I am a freelance writer and critic from Phoenix Arizona. I spent 10 years covering music, the arts and pop culture for the “Arizona Republic” before life circumstances took me away from newspaper. But I never lost my joy at writing. Or reading.

Harper Voyager Impulse Authors Sarah Remy and Lexie Dunne Coming to Phoenix Comicon

Harper Voyager Impulse is bringing a pair of new faces in sci-fi and fantasy to Phoenix Comicon. Sarah Remy made her Impulse debut in 2014 with Stonehill Downs, a dark fantasy mystery that follows two mysterious mages from starkly different … Continue reading

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Phoenix Comicon announces first author guest, Beth Cato

It’s taken a little while, but Phoenix Comicon has announced its first author guest. Beth Cato is a Relentless Reading favorite, a West Valley author whose debut, The Clockwork Dagger, came out shortly after I started the blog in 2014. … Continue reading

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Kevin Hearne Stakes Out New Shenanigans On His Latest Book Tour

It’s been a few months since Kevin Hearne was back in the Valley, hosting a meet and greet at Rula Bula in Tempe. The pub is a central location in Hearne’s urban fantasy series “The Iron Druid Chronicles,” where his … Continue reading

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I’m Back! (I hope)

Well, NaNoWriMo turned into NoWriMo for me, as I dealt with some health issues in November. Mary Robinette Kowal addressed this sort of thing in a recent blog post. It’s funny that you can approach something from the abstract in … Continue reading

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“Wings of Sorrow and Bone” blends steampunk, animal rights activism and viral marketing

Wings of Sorrow and Bone Beth Cato ★★★★ Harper Voyager Impulse, 2015. I’ve spent the past year getting to know Beth Cato both through her books and in person, so this review is a bit biased. And it’s probably not … Continue reading

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