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Shadow's Son

Shadow’s Sun  is the fantasy debut of Jon Sprunk. In the holy city of Othir, Caim is a freelance assassin who is given what he believes is going to be a routine job that ends up thrusting him into the middle of a plot to change t...

5 Stars

Directive 51

In the first of a planned trilogy of post-apocalyptic stories, veteran sci-fi author John Barnes takes an interesting premise—what would happen should Directive 51, the United States’ ultimate chain-of-command plan should everyo...

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In Search of the Lost - The MPire Trilogy, Book 1

Mallory Towneson Haulm is a very successful businessman. He is owner and founder of Towneson Financial, which makes more than its fair share of money in the business world. He has the fancy clothes, too many cars, the perfect right-now woma...

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Song of Scarabaeus

Kidnapped by rebel forces, Edie is at first unsure whether to be thankful for her release from the Crib empire or to be fearful of what the Fringe revolutionaries plan to use her and her abilities for. When she learns that the bodyguard, Fi...

5 Stars

Ares Express

Usually, when someone writes in a style far outside of what I am used to, and my tastes and vocabulary are wide and eclectic, I’m not terribly enamored of the book.  Of course, this is usually because this means it’s just p...

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The Devil in Green - Dark Age Book 1

The Devil In Green: Dark Age book 1 by Mark Chadbourn is a fantasy novel that focus on what would happen if all the old rules regarding the Christian Church no longer work in a world where the old gods have re-awakened. Mallory, a knight of...

4 Stars

Gardens of the Sun - The Sequel to the landmark SF The Quiet War.

Gardens of the Sun by Paul McAuley is an epic space opera. A sequel to Quiet War , the new book details what happens after the war is over. The majority of the first wave of humans leaving Earth have been forced into prison camps or escaped...

4 Stars

Heavy Metal Pulp : Pleasure Model

Heavy Metal Pulp: Pleasure Model: Netherworld Book , 1 written by Christopher Rowley & illustrated by Justin Norman, is the first book in a trilogy. Detective Rook is investigating a murder where Plesur, a vat-grown human “sex toy...

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Assassin's Creed Renaissance - Assassin's Creed, #1

Assassin’s Creed: Renaissance by Oliver Bowden is a novelized version of the video game Assassin’s Creed II. Unlike the game, the book is set only in the fifteenth century. A teenager in Italy trains to become an assassin after...

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Kissing Steel - Cyborg Seduction Book 2

Stuck in a loveless marriage, Rena is pursuing a commission that could make her life bearable. But when the ships she is trying to recover turns out to be in the possession of Cyborgs, a race created by humans and believed to be destroyed,...

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  • Author: Laurann Dohner
  • Review by: Chris
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * SPICY: HOT Romance, * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Laurann Dohner

Nebula Awards Showcase 2010 - The Year's Best SF and Fantasy

The Nebula Awards® are selected by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America® (SFWA) to honor the best and brightest in the field.  The 2010 Showcase gives an overview of the development of the field from the brainstor...

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  • Authors: Catherine Asaro, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Bill Fawcett, Ursula K. Le Guin, John Kessel, Harry Harrison
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Grounded

One of Gillian Stone's ancestor’s many generations ago made a wish with a genie but didn't listen to the consequences. Her family may be rich and beautiful beyond belief, but they have a curse. The firstborn daughter of every generati...

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As Timeless As Stone

As Timeless As Stone by Maeve Alpin is a nice little romp through the Steampunk world of mechanical men, time travel, and Paris in the early 1800's. I enjoyed the story and the use of an actual historical character. Ms. Alpin mixes som...

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Valiant - The Lost Fleet, #4

Jack Campbell’s Captain John “Black Jack” Geary has already overcome countless examples of insurmountable odds, not least of which is his miraculous recovery after more than 100 years of existence as a piece of frozen spac...

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From Hell with Love - Secret Histories Series, Book 4

The Drood family has been the guardian of Mankind for countless years.  Aided by mysterious material that grants them superhuman capabilities, the various members of the family function throughout the world in an endless struggle again...

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The Affinity Trap - Book I of the Structure Series

With the good guys behaving badly and the bad guys seeming not altogether that bad, it’s hard to know who to root for as Delgado tries to find his way among all this while dealing with the discovery of where his true interests lie. Ea...

4 Stars

The Destiny Mask - Book Two of the Structure Series

Delgado continues his quest to defeat Myson this time with the help, and hindrance, of his two twin sons. Raised separately, the brothers don’t know of each other until the final tragic end, Delgado is unable to save both of his...

4 Stars

Son of Man

An intriguing journey down a path less taken is how one might end up describing this book. While an enjoyable and interesting story, the reader might be left with the feeling that the whole point of the philosophy course they just attended...

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Star Trek #11 : Yesterday's Son, Vol. 1

Yesterday’s Son by A.C. Crispin gives us a new insight into our favorite Vulcan Mr. Spock. Crispin shows us more of his human side in this episode type novel, based on the T.V. show Star Trek. Crispin keeps with the spirit of Star Tre...

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Star Trek I.K.S. Gorkon #2 : Honor Bound

Honor Bound is the second book in the series of I.K.S Gorkon by Keith R.A. DeCandido. DeCandido keeps along with Klingon tradition and actions in this series, it is action packed and full of excitement. You wouldn’t expect less from a...

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Bewitched & Betrayed - Raine Benares, #4

Raine Benares is a seeker, that is someone who can find things. She had some magical ability and was doing okay for herself. That is until she became bonded with Saghred.   Saghred is a stone that loves to eat souls. It&...

5 Stars

Hellfire Lounge

This book is about Satan, Wicca Girl and her sidekick, Cheralyn (Satan’s own daughter) sitting at a bar telling stories of paranormal events.   There are some really good stories in this book; however, there are a few that didn't...

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City of Night - The House War, #2

As usual, Michelle West pulls no punches. Picking up from where The Hidden City left off, West tosses the reader into a world that is epic in its length and breadth. She shows us the depths of human depravity on one page and on the next rev...

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Xombies : Apocalypticon

In Xombies: Apocalypticon, we meet a band of stranded humans living in a submarine after civilization was asphyxiated by blue-skinned devils. When Agent X came about, it infected first women then moved on to men and as it quickly...

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Ghosts and Echoes - A Shadows Inquiries Novel, Book 2

Lyn Benedict continues her Shadows Inquiries series with Ghosts & Echoes .  Sylvie Lightner is trying to recover from the tragic events that occurred in Sins & Shadows but the minute that she returns from her respite away from...

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Burning up Flint - Cyborg Seduction Book 1

Flint is overwhelmed the first time he sees Mira. She’s meant to be his and he takes her without a qualm. Together they are explosive and he is happy he’s found his mate. He has her branded and is ready to move on with his life...

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  • Author: Laurann Dohner
  • Review by: Chris
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Speculative / PNR, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Laurann Dohner

Steamed - A Steampunk Romance

Katie MacAlister gives us an exciting and zany book in Steamed, where the Victorian era and steam power are alive and well. She gives us a wonderful look into what steam punk really is and how two people from different times can fall in lov...

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Hell Fire - A Corine Solomon Novel, Book 2

Corine Solomon is on a mission to discover who had killed her mother and why. Her mother’s spell, cast right before she died gave Corine the handler power that has shaped her life. Chance, her former boyfriend, has promised to use his...

5 Stars

Tales of the Otherworld

Rebirth When kind-hearted Aaron wakes from his slumber to find himself in the family crypt, he discovers that his mother has an unusual family heritage.  A few people from each generation re-awaken after death as vampires.  Learni...

5 Stars

State of Decay - Revivors Series, #1

State of Decay: A Revivor Novel by James Knapp is a new series. A good blend of urban fantasy and sci-fi mixed. It’s a very original idea with the concept of zombies that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Nico is a FBI agent who com...

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Empire in Black and Gold - Shadows of the Apt 1

Empire in Black and Gold: Shadows of the Apt 1 is the debut book by Adrian Tchaikovsky and the first installment in his new fantasy trilogy. It’s an interesting epic fantasy that focuses on a war between insect-kin races. A land and p...

4 Stars

Dead Matter - Book three featuring the continuing adventures of Simon Canderous

As an agent for the Department of Extraordinary Affairs, Simon Canderous has dealt with his share of crazy, paranormal stuff, like chupacabras and fashion zombies, but none of that has been as important as his latest investigation. When he...

4 Stars

Shalador's Lady

Cassidy is set on being the best Queen she can be, doing whatever is necessary for the good of the people of Dena Nehele. Theran is still terribly unsupportive but Cassidy has the rest of her Court behind her whether she realizes it or not....

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Necessary Heartbreak - A Novel of Faith and Forgiveness - Book One in the When Time Forgets Trilogy

Michael is a single father struggling to keep things together. His beloved wife, Vicki, died on the same day his daughter, Elizabeth was born. That was 14 years ago. He’s coped the best he knows how but he doesn’t...

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Where Angels Fear to Tread - Remy Chandler Novel, Book 3

Remy Chandler is an angel-turned-human-turned PI living in Boston and he has a new case to work. A woman just showed up saying that her ex-husband kidnapped her autistic kid and she wants him to find her little girl. At first, Remy thinks i...

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  • Author: Thomas E. Sniegoski
  • Review by: Wendy
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Susp: Mystery, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Heretics - Apotheosis: Book Two

Several hundred years in our future, a future where distant planets have their own civilizations and AI creations are considered heresy, a couple of alien AIs are alive and well. They were created by the Race to protect them and destro...

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Genetopia

Placed in what could possibly be our future, based on stone walls from long ago, Genetopia takes its readers on adventures through a culture and world where nothing is as it appears. It is very important to be a True. A True does not h...

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This Star Shall Abide - Children of the Star #1

As a mere villager in a rural town, Noren lives at the bottom rung of society. He longs for more education, but knowledge for the masses is restricted by the High Law and the Prophecy. Noren resents those who have access to more knowledge a...

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Plague War - Plague Series, Book 1

While it took me a bit to get into the book, I found Plague War to be a very good read. Part of it is that I found the characters and situation believable - not only within geographic and psychological frames, but within the scientific and...

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Plague Zone

Plague Zone was, for me, a little better read than Plague War , but that might be due to being familiar with the set-up.  While it is preferable to read the books in sequence, each can, I think, also be read independently of each other...

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Project Mendel

Okay. Primarily this is a science fiction book with lots of romance and it's a page-turner thriller. I sat up until almost three in the morning reading this book because I couldn't put it down. Brynn Chapman has written a well-res...

5 Stars

A Local Habitation - October Daye Series, #2

The events in A Local Habitation take place not long after Rosemary and Rue. I would advise reading these books in order. Toby Daye has gotten her PI license reinstated and is working cases in the human world as well as resuming active duty...

5 Stars
  • Author: Seanan McGuire
  • Review by: Leslee
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: DAW

The Twilight Herald - Twilight Reign Series #2

Now that Lord Bahl, reigning leader of the Farlan for over 200 years, has died, young Isak finds himself thrust into this leadership position. As a white eye, he is looked upon with mistrust. All white eyes are because they are la...

4 Stars

Earth Ascendant - Astropolis Series #2

This is the second book in the Astropolis series and I would strongly recommend starting with the first book before reading this one. It is an epic soap opera military science fiction story that has a lot of twists. A lot happens in a short...

3 Stars

Except the Queen

Except the Queen by Jane Yolen and Midori Snyder is a book that is considered YA fantasy, but is just as enjoyable for adults. This is one of those books that takes a typical stereotype and twists it. Instead of a human becoming lost in the...

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  • Authors: Jane Yolen, Midori Snyder
  • Review by: Sharon
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * SF: Fantasy
  • Publisher: Penguin Group

Flood

Lilly Brooke, Piers Michaelmas, Gary Boyle and Helen Gray survived 5 years of being held hostage together in Spain. They make a vow to always look after each other. A vow that has long lasting and sometimes very personal consequences....

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The Stormcaller - Book One of the Twilight Reign

Born on Silvernight and killing his mother in the process, as all white eyes do, Isak was named by his grieving father as a joke against the Gods. Though his father beat and reticulated him growing up and could have declared him grown...

4 Stars

Timeshares

Anthologies are always hit or miss for me.  Usually if I like the premise then I'm likely to find it harder to enjoy the individual stories.  If I am only mildly interested in the premise and picking the book up more for the autho...

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Selling Out - Quantium Gravity Series #2

In Keeping it Real we met Lila, Miss Cyborg Protector of the Year and Zal, Mister Improbable Elf Rocker.  Lila was to protect Zal, Zal just had to stay alive...it was pretty simple at first.  So of course things had to go hairy re...

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Doppelgangster - Esther Diamond Series #2

An out of work actress, an eclectic mage, a cop and add some mafia hitmen who have had doppelganger's created of them and you have "Doppelgangster", a witty, suspenseful addition to the Urban Fantasy genre.   Esther's latest...

4 Stars

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