Fractured Skies by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

The Flints mix the ethics of regime change, magic, future technology, and teenage angst to create a tale that is both an extravaganza of fantastical events and a nuanced exploration of moral choice. This novel is the second in the Distant Horizons series, and includes events that happen at the same time as the Glitch … Continue reading Fractured Skies by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

Stone and String by Stephanie Flint

Flint mixes a youthful viewpoint with magic capable of resurrecting the dead to create brief but poignant perspective on the death of a family member. This short story takes place at the same time as events in Magic’s Stealing , but does not share characters or primary plot arcs with it. Edyli’s younger sister, Akymi, … Continue reading Stone and String by Stephanie Flint

Spirits of a Glitch by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

The Flints mix telepathy with a tale of an innocent caught up in politics to provide a powerful depiction of post-human paranoia. This is the third volume in the Glitch trilogy. Spoilers off the port bow! Following his success at removing glitches from the Legion Spore, Tim Zatsev is tasked with doing the same for … Continue reading Spirits of a Glitch by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

Ghost of a Memory by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

Neither shying away from the visceral horror of reshaping humans into machines nor descending into shock and gore for the sake of it, the Flints create a tale that will appeal both to fans of young adult dystopia and those seeking a more complex tale than youthful hero against decadent regime. This novella is the … Continue reading Ghost of a Memory by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

Whispers in the Code by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

Inverting the trope of an exceptional teenager defying an evil government, the authors craft a tale of a young man struggling to find his place in a tyrannical but potentially necessary regime. This book is set after the events of Distant Horizon. Risk of spoilers ahead. Nineteen-year-old Tim Zaytsev fled his home to join the … Continue reading Whispers in the Code by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

The Shadow War by Stephanie Flint

Flint expands her fantasy world without bogging down the action, creating an engaging tale of magical urban warfare that isn’t merely combat for the sake of it. This book is the second volume in The Wishing Blade series. Possible spoilers ahead. Unable to defend their home city, Toranih, Daernen, and Siklana race ahead of the … Continue reading The Shadow War by Stephanie Flint

Magic’s Stealing by Stephanie Flint

Flint mixes the tropes of classic fantasy with those of young adult fiction to weave a story that will appeal to fans of either. Preferring swordcraft to magic, Toranih’s grasp of her powers is basic at best. However, when an enemy not only rips the magic from most of her nation but also unleashes shadow … Continue reading Magic’s Stealing by Stephanie Flint

Distant Horizon by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint

Displaying – yet not sagging under the weight of – the tropes of both superhero and young adult fiction, this novel is likely to appeal to a broad range of dystopian readers. Half a century ago, plague decimated the world’s population. After a period of struggle, the survivors united to form the Community, a global … Continue reading Distant Horizon by Stephanie Flint & Isaac Flint