Book Reviews and Literary-related musing.
In 2020 I started reviewing some of the new titles being put out by Aconyte books, the fiction-publishing arm of Board Game giants Asmodee, over on my board-game blog, Fistful of Meeples.
Over time, the book reviewing outgrew its original home, and I wanted to be able to publish my thoughts on a broader range of written creations – thus The Story Board was born.
The Cubit Zirconium is the first novel – although not the first publication – from Aconyte Books, set in the world of The Crucible. For anyone not familiar with the setting, The Crucible is the creation of Fantasy Flight Games, and the home for their Unique Card Game, Keyforge. A strange mash-up of deliberately diverseContinue reading “Book Review – The Cubit Zirconium”
Aconyte’s newest Arkham Horror title is upon us: Litany of Dreams by Ari Marmell. It has another one of those gorgeous art-deco covers, and perhaps the biggest role we’ve seen so far for an establish Arkham Files Investigator. Litany of Dreams has a very unusual feel for an Arkham Book – whilst the growing, insurmountableContinue reading “Book Review – Arkham Horror: Litany of Dreams”
First Team, by Robbie MacNiven is the latest X-Men Novel from Aconyte, and I’ll admit that it’s one that passed me by. Literally. I’d failed to spot it on the upcoming releases sheet, and only realised that I had a digital review copy after the US eBook had been released! Looking into it, none ofContinue reading “Book Review – First Team”
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