Issue #975 (January 25, 2008) of Entertainment Weekly offers some brief reviews of science fiction and fantasy books.
Here’s a snippet…
by George R.R. Martin, Gardner R. Dozois, and Daniel Abraham
Movie Pitch: Predator meets Camus’ The Stranger.
Lowdown: Classic SF – a tense interspecies battle of wits and tangy atmospherics and a bleak lesson on the meaning of freedom.
by Simon R. Green
Movie Pitch: Sam Spade meets Sirius Black…in The Case of the Cosmic MacGuffin!
Lowdown: Green’s crabby wit and inventively gruesome set pieces make up for a scattershot mystery plot.
by Adrian Phoenix
Movie Pitch: Interview with the Vampire meets The Manchurian Candidate.
Lowdown: Hard-charging action sequences, steamy sex scenes, and a surprising government conspiracy makes this debut, the first in a series, engrossingly fun.