Book Review: The Last Emperox, John Scalzi

Book Review: The Last Emperox, The Interdependency Book 3, John Scalzi   Science Fiction: The Last Emperox, The Interdependency Book 3, John Scalzi   In the first two books of his Interdependency trilogy, John Scalzi has introduced readers to the empire and its reliance on “the flow,” the poorly understood force that transports ships across vast […]

Book Review: Network Effect, Martha Wells

Book Review: Network Effect, The Murderbot Diaries Book 5, Martha Wells   Science Fiction: Network Effect, The Murderbot Diaries Book 5, Martha Wells   Murderbot is back!   Scintilla has previously reviewed the four novellas in the Murderbot series, novellas which individually or collectively have won almost every science fiction award available. Now, in the […]

Book Review: A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller, Jr.

Book Review: A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller, Jr.   Science Fiction: A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller, Jr.   Originally published 61 years ago, A Canticle for Leibowitz is now regarded as a classic in science fiction. Walter M. Miller, Jr.’s dystopian vision of a post apocalyptic earth is actually a compilation […]

Book Review: Grubane, Karl Drinkwater

Book Review: Grubane, Lost Tales of Solace Book 2, Karl Drinkwater   Science Fiction: Grubane, Lost Tales of Solace Book 2, Karl Drinkwater   Grubane is a novella set in the universe Karl Drinkwater has explored in two novels and one other novella. Major Grubane is commander of the Aurikaa, the most feared cruiser in the NFS arsenal. […]

Blog Tour: Always Adam, Mark Brumby

Book Review: Always Adam, Mark Brumby    Book Review: Always Adam, Mark Brumby Blog Tour November 25, 2020   Sometimes a book arrives before it’s time. That seems to be the case with Always Adam, a crime-thriller/sci fi hybrid that was originally published in 2013. The good news with books that come too early as […]