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Jared W. Cooper

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This author also writes under the pen name Jared Cooper.

Jared W. Cooper is a New Jersey-based speculative fictionist, a recovering photographer, and thinks you're pretty great. He is a professionally published and anthologized short fiction author who can be found in pursuit of obscure teas, nature trails, and might just be an actual bear.
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Review: Beneath the Rising by Premee Mohamed

Over the last several years, many prominent titles in the SFF space have taken HP Lovecraft’s work, carved out the virulent racism and left what remains of old Howard Phillips in a pile of bloody viscera on the floor. What’s left is all the Good Stuff: cosmic horror, eldritch abominations with unpronounceable names, and the encroaching death of the universe under the nightmarish rule of ancient ev

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Review: Stormblood by Jeremy Szal

In the early chapters of Stormblood, one of the characters delivers my favorite Ambrose Bierce quote: “The covers of this book are too far apart.”
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In the early chapters of Stormblood, one of the characters delivers my favorite Ambrose Bierce quote: "The covers of this book are too far apart."

I've always taken this to have two meanings. First, and probably the intended interpretation, that this
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A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
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The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty
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The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2018 by John Joseph Adams
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This was, quite easily, my favorite BASFF yet.

As a reader who regularly, critically, and eagerly consumes a lot of short fiction every year, Best Of collections can be tricky endeavors. Aside from bringing a new editor every year to select the storie
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You Know You Want This by Kristen Roupenian
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Philip K. Dick
“There exists, for everyone, a sentence - a series of words - that has the power to destroy you. Another sentence exists, another series of words, that could heal you. If you're lucky you will get the second, but you can be certain of getting the first.”
Philip K. Dick, VALIS

Ursula K. Le Guin
“The danger in trying to do good is that the mind comes to confuse the intent of goodness with the act of doing things well.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, Tales from Earthsea

J.R.R. Tolkien
“The world is full enough of hurts and mischances without wars to multiply them.”
J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King
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Ambrose Bierce
“The covers of this book are too far apart.”
Ambrose Bierce

Ursula K. Le Guin
“People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons. From within.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, The Wave in the Mind: Talks and Essays on the Writer, the Reader and the Imagination

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