Electric Review

Culture & Criticism Since 2003

Category Archives: September 2014

The Accidental Highwayman

THE ACCIDENTIAL HIGHWAYMAN. Written and Illustrated by Ben Tripp. Tor. In The Accidental Highwayman, Kit describes himself as “An honest man with dishonest talents.” Most of those talents come from years as … Continue reading

September 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two New Audios Memorialize the Heartbeat of Homer

THE ILIAD. Homer. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Macmillan Audio. THE ODYSSEY. Homer. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Macmillan Audio. Fitzgerald’s translations are notable for their ability to capture the lyricism of … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Quick Takes On New Fiction

ARK STORM. Linda Davies. Forge. The best thing about Linda Davies writing is found in its ability to compel you to have to know more – something in the plot … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · 3 Comments

Spotlighting Brilliance Audio

As we move into Autumn and the close of another year, The Electric Review has traditionally surveyed the audio book landscape to spotlight the best in talking literature. This year, … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment


ANARCHY. James Treadwell. Atria. James Treadwell’s Anarchy serves as the second installment in a trilogy born with the 2013 publication of the widely acclaimed Advent. Readers familiar with Treadwell know that his genius … Continue reading

September 9, 2014 · Leave a comment
In accordance with FTC Guidelines on blogging and product reviews, The Electric Review discloses that the books, records, DVDS and other products reviewed are submitted to us by publishers, record labels, publicity firms, artists, manufacturers and creators free of charge. The Electric Review further states that these entities and individuals submit materials to us of their own volition and understand that the submission of material is for discretionary consideration by the Editor and is not to be construed as to be in ‘exchange’ for a review.
The Electric Review does not serve as a ‘for-hire’ advertising vehicle and the submission of material for review creates no agreement either express or implicit requiring us to provide comment on a book, record, film, product or event. In sum, The Electric Review accepts no payment for the publication of a review. Instead, commentary is published as a free public service with reviews based solely on merit and the lasting classroom or cultural value of a given work: this compendium of essays meant to serve as an electronic library and on-going teaching resource surveying the 21st-century landscape.
Website copyright: John Aiello & The Electric Review. All rights reserved.
Violations of this notice are subject to sanction under United States Code: Title 17.
Reproduction of material from any Electric Review pages without the written permission of John Aiello or the named author is strictly prohibited.