Blog Tour: Containment, Vanda Symon

Book Review: Containment, Sam Shephard Book 3, Vanda Symon Book Review: Containment, Vanda Symon   Containment is part of a series of detective novels by internationally renowned author Vanda Symon. Set in Dunedin, New Zealand, her protagonist is a smart, sassy, complicated young detective named Samantha (Sam) Shephard. Shephard is called to the scene of […]

Book Review: The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates

Book Review: The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates Fiction: The Water Dancer, Ta-Nehisi Coates   Ta-Nehisi Coates has long been one of the most insightful commentators on the American social and political scene. I have followed his work, primarily in The Atlantic, for several years. His non-fiction books have long been required reading for me. With […]

Book Review: Lost Solace, Karl Drinkwater

Book Review: Lost Solace, Lost Solace Book 1, Karl Drinkwater Science Fiction: Lost Solace, Lost Solace Book 1,  Karl Drinkwater   Opal is on a mission. A former member of an elite military intelligence division (IFS), she has deserted and stolen a sentient AI ship, which she has hacked to support her instead of the IFS. […]

Book Review: The Andromeda Evolution, Michael Crichton and Daniel H. Wilson

Book Review: The Andromeda Evolution, Michael Crichton and Daniel H. Wilson Science Fiction/Thriller: The Andromeda Evolution, Michael Crichton and Daniel H. Wilson   I first read Michael Crichton’s The Andromeda Strain when I was in my tweens. I remember being enthralled and terrified by the thought of a rogue virus from space threatening the entire […]