Book Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War, Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

Book Review: This Is How You Lose the Time War, Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone Science Fiction: This Is How You Lose the Time War, Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone   Red and Blue are agents, soldiers in a time war between two factions competing to change the past in order to secure their future. […]

Book Series Review: The Red: The Trials, and Going Dark, Linda Nagata

Book Series Review: The Red: The Trials, and Going Dark, Books 2 and 3, Linda Nagata   Science Fiction/Thriller: The Red: The Trials,and Going Dark, Books 2 and 3, Linda Nagata   The story of Lieutenant James Shelley and The Red continues through a trilogy of books. After the events of the first book, Shelley […]

Book Review: The Red: First Light, Linda Nagata

Book Review: The Red: First Light, Book 1, Linda Nagata Science Fiction Thriller: The Red: First Light, Book 1, Linda Nagata   Lieutenant James Shelley is a very good soldier. He has a crack team and a lot of help. Cybernetic implants keep them connected to satellites, drones, and the latest intel. None of this […]

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‚Äôs 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 […]