About Epic Grit

Epic Grit is a community for fans of gritty adventure stories with a postmodern feel. We like to be whisked away on adventures, but we also want an honest depiction of humanity in its full diversity.

While much of the media we discuss here may be classified as Science Fiction or Fantasy, Epic Grit is not bound by those genres. It is more of a cross-genre artistic movement. It could be:

  • Epic Fantasy
  • Science Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Crime Fiction
  • Noir Fiction
  • Narrative Nonfiction

While we primarily focus on books, we may address Epic Grit in different media such as:

  • Novels
  • Short Fiction
  • Movies
  • Television
  • Comics
  • Podcasts
  • Web Series

For more details, see the post “What is Epic Grit?”

Rating System

Epic Grit uses a 5-star rating system that matches Goodreads.

5 stars: The book was amazing. It is now a personal favorite. These are not given lightly.
4 stars: I really liked it. Very enjoyable.
3 stars: I liked it. A solid read that had some aspects that I didn’t enjoy.
2 stars: It was ok. I finished it… barely. Not enjoyable.
1 star: Did not like it.


About Epic Levi

A dedicated introvert, Levi has been locking himself away with books for most of his life. The childhood stories of whimsy and wonder have given way to more grown-up stories of adventure tinged with gritty realism that he has described as “Epic Grit.”