Book Review: Wanderers, Chuck Wendig

Book Review: Wanderers, Chuck Wendig Science Fiction: Wanderers, Chuck Wendig Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister, Nessie, is gone. A quick search finds Nessie walking away from their home, seemingly oblivious to everyone and everything. When Shana tries to stop her, Nessie’s body reacts by violently shaking and her temperature quickly […]

Book Series Review: Supervolcano Trilogy, Harry Turtledove

Book Series Review: Supervolcano Trilogy: Eruption, All Fall Down, Things Fall Apart, Harry Turtledove Supervolcano: Eruption Supervolcano: All Fall Down Supervolcano: Things Fall Apart Harry Turtledove is a master of alternative histories, but this trio of books looks at (hopefully) an alternative near future. Supervolcano follows the Ferguson family from the months leading up to […]

Book Review: Immunity, Erin Bowman

Book Review: Immunity, Contagion Book 2, Erin Bowman Science Fiction: Immunity, Contagion Book 2, Erin Bowman At the end of Contagion, Thea, Coen, and Nova have escaped the plague-ridden nightmare of Achlys, only to be captured by a ship determined to weaponize the plague. Since Thea and Coen are carriers, or hosts, to the plague, […]

Book Review: Contagion, Erin Bowman

Book Review: Contagion, Erin Bowman Science Fiction: Contagion, Erin Bowman Thea is an intern, assisting a scientist in a routine expedition. Nova is a pilot, eager to prove herself worthy of a full time job with the corporation. Toby is a computer expert, Cleaver works security. They are forced to abandon the planet they are […]

Book Series Review: The Southern Reach Trilogy, Jeff Vandermeer

Book Series Review: Annihilation, Authority, Acceptance, The Southern Reach Trilogy, Jeff Vandermeer Science Fiction: Annihilation, Authority, Acceptance, The Southern Reach Trilogy, Jeff Vandermeer   This trilogy is definitely not for every reader. For the right reader, though, this is one of the most interesting and complex trilogies I have read in a long time.   […]

Book Review: The City in the Middle of the Night, Charlie Jane Anders

Book Review: The City in the Middle of the Night, Charlie Jane Anders Science Fiction: The City in the Middle of the Night, Charlie Jane Anders Sophie has worked hard and overcome a lot to get into the university. Her roommate, Bianca, is a child of privilege and aristocracy. Sophie cannot help but be swept […]

Book Series Review: The Murderbot Diaries, Martha Wells

Book Series Review: The Murderbot Diaries, Martha Wells       Science Fiction Series: The Murderbot Diaries, Martha Wells Winner of Hugo, Nebula, Alex, and Locus Awards   Sometimes all a bot wants to do is watch its videos. You know, kick back, have some “me” time, alone, away from all humans, and just watch hour […]

Book Review: Storm of Locusts, Rebecca Roanhorse

Book Review: Storm of Locusts, Rebecca Roanhorse Science Fiction: Storm of Locusts, Rebecca Roanhorse It is not often that I anticipate a new book as eagerly as I awaited Storm of Locusts, and Rebecca Roanhorse does not disappoint. In this sequel to Trail of Lightning, Maggie (known to some as a “Monsterslayer” and to others […]

Book Review: Zeroboxer, Fonda Lee

Book Review: Zeroboxer, Fonda Lee Carr “The Raptor” Luka is a young and rising star in the violent sport of “zeroboxing,” a zero gravity form of cage fighting popular on Earth, Luna, and Mars. Luka is everything a marketer could want. Blessed with good looks, character, personality, a rags-to-riches life story, incredible talent and a […]