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REVIEW: Three Shadows by Cyril Pedrosa

REVIEW SUMMARY: An engrossing story about life, love and family. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A family tries to outrun three harbingers of death. MY REVIEW: PROS: Quick moving, [...]

January 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Debatable Space by Philip Palmer

REVIEW SUMMARY: Despite some flaws, I’m anxious to see where this series is headed. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A band of space pirates kidnaps the daughter of the Evil [...]

January 14, 2008 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Killswitch by Joel Shephard

MY RATING: Killswitch is the final volume, at this time, in the Cassandra Kresnov series and it wraps things up with a bang. Where the previous novel, Breakaway, was mired [...]

January 4, 2008 // 2 Comments

REVIEW: Keeping it Real by Justina Robson

REVIEW SUMMARY: Not your typical fantasy novel that is extremely imaginative, this book falls a little short for me. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Following a rift in Texas the [...]

December 25, 2007 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Jim Baen’s Universe #10

MY RATING: The December 2007 issue of Jim Baen’s Universe (Issue #10, also known as Volume 2, Number 4) contains 13 pieces of short fiction and 7 non-fiction articles. [...]

December 20, 2007 // 4 Comments

REVIEW: Darkness Falls by Kyle Mills

REVIEW SUMMARY: A thrilling science fiction tale of eco-terrorism, Darkness Falls could be ripped from the headlines. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Erin Neal is the world expert [...]

December 10, 2007 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Commons by Matthew Hughes

REVIEW SUMMARY: An interesting blend of science fiction and fantasy elements. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Guth Bandar explores the world of the human collective unconscious, [...]

November 27, 2007 // 7 Comments

REVIEW: Queen of Candesce by Karl Schroeder

REVIEW SUMMARY: Schroeder’s sequel to Sun of Suns is an even better book – a focus on characters against a fanastic hard sci-fi backdrop. This is one sequel that [...]

November 26, 2007 // 1 Comment

Review: Saturn Returns by Sean Williams

Saturn Returns is the first book in Sean Williams’ new space opera series, Astropolis. It has all the things you’d expect from New Space Opera: postumans, galaxy [...]

November 15, 2007 // 3 Comments

Review: Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett

Pratchett hits another homer with Carpe Jugulumhis parody of all things vampire (or vampyre). When King Verence willingly invites the vampire rulers of Uberwald to his [...]

November 14, 2007 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: War Machine by Andy Remic

REVIEW SUMMARY: An action-packed start to a new action/adventure series. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Combat-K, an illegally reformed military unit, takes on a revenge mission [...]

November 13, 2007 // 3 Comments

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