Book Review: We Are Satellites, Sarah Pinsker

Book Review: We Are Satellites, Sarah Pinsker   Science Fiction: We Are Satellites, Sarah Pinsker   Sometimes the most frightening sci-fi books are those that feel like they could already be happening. I’m pretty sure that We Are Satellites could begin next Tuesday. Rather than suppose a dystopian future, Pinsker has examined our often dystopian […]

Blog Tour: When the Children Return, Barry Kirwan

Book Review: When the Children Return, Children of the Eye Book 2, Barry Kirwan Science Fiction: When the Children Return, Children of the Eye Book 2, Barry Kirwan Blog Tour December 1, 2021   The invasion of Earth was complete. Aliens had successfully persuaded human adults to murder their own children and then subject themselves to the […]

Book Review: The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi

Book Review: The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi Science Fiction: The Windup Girl, Paolo Bacigalupi   2010 Winner of the Nebula Award, the Campbell Memorial Award, Hugo Award, Compton Crook Award and the Locus Award for best first novel.   One philosophy of teaching swimming is to throw the student into deep water and let them […]

Book Review: Feral Creatures, Kira Jane Buxton

Book Review: Feral Creatures, Kira Jane Buxton   Science Fiction/Fantasy: Feral Creatures, Kira Jane Buxton   Ah, nicknames. Sometimes they are ironic–a large man being called “Tiny,” a fast runner being called “Slowpoke.” Sometimes they are complimentary–a smart woman being “Computer” or a dependable friend being called “Rock.” Sometimes they are affectionate: “Baby,” “Honey,” “Bubba.” […]

Blog Tour: Anthracite, Matt Thomas

Book Review: Anthracite, Matt Thomas   Science Fiction: Anthracite, Matt Thomas Blog Tour August 9, 2021   Anthracite is the cyberpunk, alternate universe, time traveling, comedic sci-fi, Welsh domination novel that the world has been waiting for. Like me, you may not have realized that the world was lacking this novel, or appreciated how much […]

Blog Tour: Ruabon, Karl Drinkwater

Book Review: Ruabon, Lost Tales of Solace, Karl Drinkwater Science Fiction: Ruabon, Lost Tales of Solace, Karl Drinkwater Blog Tour July 25, 2021   I have this mental image of Karl Drinkwater having created this amazing playground called “Solace,” where the main attractions are two novels featuring a talented and dangerous woman searching for her […]

Blog Tour: Clarissa, Karl Drinkwater

Book Review: Clarissa, Lost Tales of Solace, Karl Drinkwater Science Fiction: Clarissa, Lost Tales of Solace, Karl Drinkwater Blog Tour July 12, 2021   The human protagonist of the two Solace novels is desperately searching for her lost sister. Clarissa tells the story of how the little girl disappeared.   Opal and Clarissa have been living on […]