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Meeting Infinity

What does the future hold? If you could imagine what the future would be like, what kind of story would you tell to describe it? For many sci-fi writers, they often write about what the future might be like. But what if the future is now? F...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Sean Williams, Gregory Benford, John Barnes, Ian McDonald, Gwyneth Jones, Nancy Kress, Aliette de Bodard, Bruce Sterling, James S.A. Corey, Madeline Ashby, Kameron Hurley, Simon Ings, Yoon Ha Lee, Ramez Naam, An Owomoyela, Benjanun Sriduangkaew
  • Review by: DawnColclasure
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, Collections & Anthologies
  • Publisher: Solaris

The Night Clock

The Night Clock is a disjointed horror/fantasy novel chock so full of characters, rich imagery and dream details it was hard to keep track of everything and tie it all together, though in the end everything comes full circle...even if it to...

3 Stars

Thunderbird

If anyone has ever wondered what might happen if we ever made first contact with extraterrestrials, it might be a good idea to read the new sci-fi novel, Thunderbird, by Jack McDevitt. This novel was so good! Once I started reading it, it w...

5 Stars

Conspiracy of Angels - Shadowside, #1

When I realized Michelle Belanger was trying her hand at writing fiction, I knew I had to check it out. The books she wrote before were all non-fiction topics on the paranormal and so it just seems right that she would follow along that pat...

4 Stars

The New Order - Elementia Chronicles #2: An Unofficial Minecraft-Fan Adventure

Well I knew that my eleven year old was going to grab this one as soon as she came home. Well it came on a Saturday and yup she was home I didn’t even get it out of the package before she screamed, ripped it out of my hand, and ran off to r...

5 Stars

Unforgiven - Fallen, #5

I haven’t been that much of a fan of this series and with the ending of book 4 I wasn't too sure about this one. But with the movie coming out shortly I knew that I would need to revisit this world of fallen angels. This new story finds us...

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Nexis

This book reminded me of another book called Elusion, where people go to a virtual world to escape. This book was pretty inventive and really felt like a wonderful blend of cyborg tech and a girl who is all natural. In the world, everyone d...

4 Stars

Imperfect

Let me just say that I am sure this is a good story. I liked what of this book I read and the only major flaw I had with it is NOT something that is “wrong” with the book. I am not saying that at all. I mean, I was annoyed by the gigantic i...

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Minotaur

This was an interesting young adult adventure story. Thera is a rebellious teen who is dropped at the home for wayward girls when her grandmother decides she can't handle her anymore. Thera is difficult even by her own admission and is more...

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Robot Universe

I saw this book come in and was really excited to give it a review. As I am working on a Virtual Reality project involving our robot friends (or foes), the timing was perfect! Ana Matronic's Robot Universe is a beautifully made, full color...

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Doctor Who: City of Death

Whovians are in for a real treat when they read the latest Doctor Who novel, City of Death, by Douglas Adams and James Goss. Once I started reading this book, it was hard to put down. I LOVED it! The beginning of the story was filled with m...

5 Stars

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015

The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 edited by Joe Hill is a fantastic anthology of short stories. For someone new to the genres it provides snippets and pieces of the different types of stories involved in both genres. The st...

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  • Authors: Seanan McGuire, Neil Gaiman, Kelly Link, Daniel H. Wilson, Sofia Samatar, Karen Russell, T. C. Boyle, Jo Walton, Cat Rambo, Jess Row
  • Review by: Sarah Dizon
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Mariner Books

Magic Shifts - Kate Daniels, #8

The duo writing team of Ilona Andrews does it again. I have written a review on most, if not all, of the books in this series and I find myself running out of things to say. Each book is different in its own right, but all are deep, full of...

5 Stars

the Aeronaut's Windlass - The Cinder Spires, #1

This exciting and mesmerizing fantasy epic introduces a beautifully rendered world that combines steampunk, incredible battles, skin-crawling threats, and imagination-stretching scenarios in one delightful Saturday matinee adventure of a re...

5 Stars
  • Author: Jim Butcher
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * SF: Fantasy, * SF: Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

The August 5

The August 5 had a lot going for it. It has some great topic starters about colonization and conquering. The only issue I had was that the book was fairly slow and that the female characters had more depth vs the male characters. The story...

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An Ancient Peace - Peacekeeper, #1

For me, a great story is both entertaining and thought-provoking. If it is part of the science fiction genre, it provides fantastical scenarios that seem very plausible and realistic. This author definitely satisfies those requirements in s...

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Carter & Lovecraft

I chose Carter and Lovecraft because I was looking for something different. Well, I am glad to say that I found it! To me, this book had a Sleepy Hollow feel to it. The TV show, not the original story. Lovecraft is to Carter what Crane is t...

4 Stars

The Cave - Wind Cave, #1

Kate has longed to spend some alone time with Percy for years. She spends tons of time with him in the lab and they have been great partners and friends but he has never seen her romantically. She on the other hand cannot stop thinking abou...

5 Stars

Press Start to Play - Vintage Original

There’s never been a better time to be a nerd, than today with the multitude of items devoted to fandoms galore. “Press Start to Play” goes with that as a collection of short stories featuring a love of video games. A variety of authors con...

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Tower of Thorns - A Blackthorn & Grim Novel, #2

This mesmerizing variation of a popular fairy tale provides an exquisite combination of fantasy and mystery, and continues to explore two deeply scarred individuals who epitomize a struggle between positive and negative motivations. The art...

5 Stars

Against a Brightening Sky

Against a Brightening Sky is a wonderful book and I couldn't put it down. I loved the historical background to the story and the descriptions were beautiful! I loved her characters and Delia has become such a strong woman. I did not feel li...

4 Stars

The Martian War

Mr. Anderson brings together an interesting cast of characters in The Martian War such as H.G. Wells, Percival Lowell, Doctor Moreau, Doctor Hawley Griffin, Doctor Selwyn Cavor, and Jane Robbins. Some are real figures, one or two have been...

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Lord Kelvin's Machine - Langdon St. Ives

Lord Kelvin's Machine has been this reader's introduction to James P. Blaylock and a very good one. The reason(s) for this involve good characters, an interesting storyline, and, naturally, steampunk. While the last may not necessarily be e...

4 Stars

Time's Last Gift - Wold Newton Prehistory

Time's Last Gift has been my introduction to Philip Jose Farmer. I had heard of the author prior to reading the book, just not had the opportunity to read his books previously. The book was, for me, a nice surprise. The story's team (a grou...

4 Stars

People of the Black Sun - A People of the Longhouse Novel / North America's Forgotten Past

Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear have come out with another stellar book in their North America's Forgotten Past series. As with the other books that I have read by the authors, People of the Black Sun pulled me in right off the bat...

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Nebula Awards Showcase 2014

The Nebula Awards Showcase 2014 provided an interesting overview - albeit not an entirely complete one - of the authors featured in the anthology. The stories are mainly science fiction, rather than fantasy, with the addition of essays by N...

4 Stars

Rogue - The Paladin Prophecy, #3

There were a lot of reader expectations that went into book three (Rogue) of the Paladin Prophecy. I wish I can say that I was excited and pleased with this one, since it is the last--but I wasn't. There wasn't much to Rogue that left me wa...

3 Stars
  • Author: Mark Frost
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * SF: Science Fiction, * Susp: Mystery, * Young Adult, * Supernatural
  • Publisher: Random House

A Riddle in Ruby - Riddle in Ruby, #1

A Riddle in Ruby is the first in the Riddle in Ruby series. This book is a magical middle grade fantasy title and I enjoyed it! I fell in love with the world the author created. The action is nonstop and the mystery and suspense made it eve...

5 Stars

Lightless

Things are not as they should be aboard the “Ananke”. The experimental spacecraft harbors some terrorists who have every intention of using it to meet their ends, which obviously won’t bode well for everyone else on board. Charged with over...

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Justice - The Warrior, #5

This is the final book in Rebecca Royce’s outstanding urban fantasy series, The Warriors. This book is intense and will take you on an emotional roller coaster. I had to walk away from reading it a couple of times due to it just being too m...

5 Stars
  • Author: Rebecca Royce
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Rebecca Royce

Divine Intervention - The Dining and Social Club for Time Travellers, #1

I was unable to finish this Young Adult fantasy novel by Elyse Kishimoto because it has some major flaws that made it impossible to read: a hard to follow story-line, over 10+ characters in it that also have hard to pronounce names, and too...

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Closer to the Heart - Herald Spy, #2 / Valdemar

This delightful fantasy series has many wonderful elements familiar to those of us who have been longtime fans, and this story showcases several of them, including the stalwart and impressive Companions who continue to provide transportatio...

4 Stars

Women Crime Writers of the 1940s & 50s - Vol 1

Four female authors are represented in this anthology of suspense novels of the 1940's- Vera Caspary, Helen Eustis, Dorothy B. Hughes and Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. These four women are pioneers of the noir mystery. I have read a few noir no...

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Blue and Alluring - Tales of the Citadel Book 49

Viola Grace's talent for fantastical and wonderful ideas are brilliantly showcased in this story. The notion of a woman who is made of mist and who makes her living by altering other people, just as she can alter herself, is intriguing and...

3 Stars

Redemption - The Warrior, #4

This is the fourth book in The Warrior series and in this one everything gets all shook up. The reality everyone thinks is real, isn’t and Rachel is the cause. SciFi fantasies come alive and operable as people are cloned and viruses destroy...

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  • Author: Rebecca Royce
  • Review by: Terri
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Rebecca Royce

Hatshepsut's Collar - The Artifact Hunters #2

I must admit it, I am a massive fan of Egyptian mythology. So when I stumbled upon this series, you can imagine how thrilled I was. In no way whatsoever was I prepared for the wild adventure that awaited me. Author A.W. Exley has spun a mas...

5 Stars

Joe Steele

It’s not very often I have the pleasure of reading a novel written as a noir story. And when that chance comes up, it makes the reading all the more enjoyable. That is what happened when I read the novel Joe Steele by Harry Turtledove. I ju...

5 Stars

Chapelwood - The Borden Dispatches, #2

A chilling blend of Lovecraftian horror and Gothic terror. Priest turns the real life presumed historical villain Lizzie Borden into a fictional hero who wields her ax to save the world from darkness and ancient evil. Chapelwood resumes app...

5 Stars

The Wild Girl

I was entirely surprised by my reading of this story simply for the bold fact that nothing about the actual novel was what I was expecting. I would consider this reasoning to be both a positive and a negative considering by what I discovere...

4 Stars

The House of Shattered Wings - A Dominion of the Fallen Novel, #1

I was so excited to read this book! The cover was just amazing! I dived in and it turns out that although this book had a great and interesting concept, the execution of that concept kind of fell flat for me. This book turned out to be a ta...

3 Stars

Lethal Code - A Lana Elkins Thriller, #1

Lethal Code was an interesting book. To be cut off from the rest of the world is a scary thing and most people can’t live without electricity, phones, the internet, etc. The characters in this book face that and much more. Lethal Code is a...

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Madison's Song

Scott Lee saved her from an evil sorcerer and Madison Carter repaid him by being terrified of him but to help her brother she turns to him for help and now they will have to save each other in this exciting paranormal romance. Scott has lov...

4 Stars

Nightfall

Although this CREEPY dystopian was a little slower than I would have liked and I was really REALLY hoping we were going to get a little extra to the story's end. However, I have to say that it was still beyond amazing! The creep factor in t...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Jake Halpern, Peter Kujawinski
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: * Supernatural, * Susp: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

Abomination

This book freaked me out and I slept with the little light on for almost a week! No JOKE! A lot of books have nightmarish plots but this one was so good! And it’s all in the way that it was written. The author did a wonderful job! The story...

4 Stars

Quest for Justice - The Elementia Chronicles #1: An Unofficial Minecraft-Fan Adventure

Do you have kids that love Minecraft but hate reading? Well, give them this book and it will get them to read! I love Minecraft and so many books out there are just about how to do things on the game - or about mods and seeds. But, this boo...

5 Stars

Lamp Black, Wolf Grey

I would not normally read stories like this one but I fell in love with cover. It's gorgeous! The setting and descriptions were wonderful (How can you not fall in love with Wales!!). As for the characters, I really did not like Laura. I jus...

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Reawakened - The Reawakened Series, #1

This book is a piece of work. And not in a good way! Not because the main character is rich, gets A's, has all the freedom she wants, etc. She still seemed like a pretty good leading lady. The issues I had with this was the story itself. Th...

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Led Astray - The Best of Kelley Armstrong

This is really hard to review. I don't want to bore you with 23 little reviews. So I'm doing this as a whole. If you are a fan of any of Armstrong's series then this book is one that you NEED! It has a ton of little short stories from her o...

5 Stars

When the Heavens Fall - The Chronicles of the Exile, #1

There are so many fantasy quests out there that are centered around one object, such as a ring or a wand. In When the Heavens Fall, the first in a new series by debut novelist Marc Turner, that object is a book. Specifically, the Book of Lo...

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Hunt for the Pyxis - The Galaxy Pirates, #1

Get ready for adventure. This is an awesome story that will have children wanting to read on. The main characters are children who discover a whole new world. Emma and Herbie go from their boring, normal lives to ones with pirates, secrets...

5 Stars

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