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The Testing - The Testing, #1

The Testing is the first of three books in a YA Dystopian series by Joelle Charbonneau where a cast of young characters are challenged to stay alive to earn a better position in their society. Just when the survivors think that they are saf...

4 Stars

Pirate Bound - Telepathic Space Pirates - A Prequel

This first book by writing duo Carysa Locke is intriguing. A Talented, mostly telepathic race. Pirates in space. Two women on the run from a dastardly evil brother. What's not to like? Well. There's the slightly unsettling mental comparison...

4 Stars

Seven Black Diamonds

Seven Black Diamonds is a book I was so happy to receive. I was a diehard fan of the Wicked Lovely series so when I found this I jumped on ship and hoped to be blown away! But, unfortunately this happy cruise didn’t last long. Shortly into...

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City of Light - An Outcast Novel, #1

This was a great start to a new urban fiction series. The setting is a dystopian world that is the aftermath of a war between species. Bombs were dropped destroying much of the planet. Before that time super soldiers were built in labs and...

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Tarnished

Tarnished, the sequel to Perfected, is set in a world where the government passed legislation allowing humans to be genetically engineered and sold as pets. It continues Ella’s story and starts off right where Perfected left off, where Ella...

4 Stars

Written in Fire - The Brilliance Trilogy, #3

I was thrilled when I received the final book in the Brilliance series. Everything was left on a huge cliff-hanger in the last book. This book sped toward an intense final battle with many twists, turns and action. It was fun following Coop...

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In Constant Fear

In Constant Fear, by Peter Liney, pulls your attention from the very first page. I didn't realize that this was book three in a series until almost the end of the book when a few references to the past were made. In Constant Fear is definit...

5 Stars

Graveyard - The Mutant Files, #3

Detective Lee is focused on one thing, catching the Bonebreaker and bringing him in to be punished for his crimes. Unfortunately, political forces have culminated in an attack on LA by the Aztec Empire. In the confusion of the assault, Lee...

3 Stars

Virtues of War - The Astral Saga, #1

Virtues of War is a refreshing military science fiction read. It focuses on three key crew members of the Rapier—Lt. Katha Emmes, Sublt. Jack Mallory, and Lt. Commander Thomas Kane. The book transports us into the 26th century where there a...

4 Stars

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

Mercury Striking - The Scorpius Syndrome, #1

I am so excited that New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Rebecca Zanetti has started a new series. Unlike her wildly popular romantic suspense Sin Brothers’ series, this time Rebecca has entered the world of Urban Fantasy to cre...

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  • Author: Rebecca Zanetti
  • Review by: Jessie
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, #FirstInaSeries, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Zebra Books

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

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

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: * Fantasy, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

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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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

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

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: YA
  • Tags: * Science Fiction, Suspense: Mystery, * Young Adult, Supernatural
  • Publisher: Random House

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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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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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

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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Breakout - The Dred Chronicles, #3

How do you describe a book that you loved and hated at the same time? I have lived with these characters, came to care about them despite and because they all did things that landed them in Perdition. Now it is down to the wire, make or bre...

5 Stars

Another Day

Another Day is out of this world---AMAZING. I can't tell you how excited I was to get my hands on this book as I’m such a fan of his first novel. I wasn't sure what to expect, except for exceptional! Of course, I can't give spoilers because...

5 Stars

Stone Rider

Okay, so this was a great read. If you are a guy or a girl who loves bikes, or I mean Bykes, then this book is for you! It lays heavy on motor bike details so if bikes aren’t your thing I would probably pass this one by. That being said, I...

3 Stars

Remake

This book started out so well but shortly into it the story it became full of older Christian values. Woman are there to make man happy end of story. I’m sorry but in this day and age that thought process just doesn't hold water. And I am k...

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The Fold

This is a terrific story that may remind sci fi/fantasy fans of Stargate. However, it won’t take long before you realize that this is definitely not Stargate and this is definitely a book you won’t want to put down. Strange twists and turns...

5 Stars

A Girl Undone - The Girl Called Fearless Series, #2

A Girl Undone BLEW ME AWAY!!! This book is a slower read, but in a great way. This slower read is amazing! A Girl Undone picks up right where A Girl Called Fearless ended off. This story leaves Avie feeling heart broken and lost. She grows...

5 Stars

Redzone - The Mutant Files, #2

When Redzone arrived in my mailbox, I immediately dove back into the world of Pacifica and the Bonebreaker case. Lee is still driven to discover who murdered her father and the other cops. As the task force investigates, new murders start o...

4 Stars

Not Quite Terran - Rilli Space Station

It's the future and we are not alone in the universe. Rebecca is stuck in a boring job on a dangerous space station in immigration. Everyone is a potential enemy, no one trusts anyone, and she always has to watch her back. She has a few ten...

4 Stars

World War Moo - An Apocalypse Cow Novel, #2

“World War Moo” by Michael Logan is the long-awaited sequel to “Apocalypse Cow”, the zombie cow book that started it all. England has succumbed to the epidemic that started with killer cows in a meat processing plant. Almost everyone in Eng...

4 Stars

Tracked

Tracked by Jenny Martin is a highly original novel that is sure to become a fast favorite. The characters were all intriguing as was the plot. I love the idea of a teenage girl street racing. I read this book in one sitting, it is that good...

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  • Author: Jenny Martin
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Debut Title, * Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Dial Books

Beyond the Frontier: Leviathan - The Lost Fleet

The complex science fiction tales that comprise this series continue to provide both the expected intense space battles and unexpected surprises that have been an integral part of the stories thus far. There are some rather unwelcome revela...

4 Stars

Stark Surrender; the Space Magnate's Bride - The LodeStar Series Book 4

He is so worth it all. Logan Stark is many things including being an ass, but when he disappears it’s amazing the people in his life who care. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed this entire series and was so happy this book finally came out. Set in th...

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Edison's Alley - The Accelerati Trilogy, #2

Edison's Alley was a fresh and interesting story with a cast of amazingly unique characters. Even the villains of this story added to an already refreshing story. I have never read anything quite like this before. My favorite character was...

4 Stars

Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of Planet of the Apes - The Art of the Films

“Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: The Art of the Films” by Sharon Gosling and Adam Newell is an oversized book that is a wondrous look at the incredible amount of work that went into making these two movies...

5 Stars

Edge of Dark - The Glittering Edge, #1

"Edge of Dark", by Brenda Cooper, is a phenomenal science fiction book. Her ability to create a new world, and several planets contained inside that world, is amazing. The idea of blending humans to machines is not a new one, but this autho...

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Avion - Cyborgs: More Than Machines, #7

So that's where they come from! We finally get an answer of the genesis of the cyborgs but are left more confused than before. Why? You'll have to read to find out. We met One in the last book and I was hooked from the start. One has adopte...

4 Stars
  • Author: Eve Langlais
  • Review by: Chris
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Eve Langlais

Mars Evacuees

Mars Evacuees by Sophia McDougall is a novel about Alice Dare, the daughter of a flying ace in the war against an alien race called the Morrors. They are a cold loving race whose home planet has been destroyed. When they help humanity overc...

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The Fire Sermon - The Fire Sermon, #1

I had such high hopes for this book. When reading the synopsis it sounded absolutely amazing. The idea of people being born into pairs and then being split into different societies after birth really had me. But when I started to read this,...

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The Book of Ivy

This post-apocalyptic novel has a great storyline. The deep message of misplaced trust rings loud and clear with The Book of Ivy. It's so easy to relate to the main character, Ivy, as she struggles to make sense of her world. I read books t...

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Curse of the Iris - The Jupiter Pirates #2

Jupiter Pirates: Curse of the Iris by Jason Fry is a story of Tycho and his siblings who are on the search for an ancient treasure. Tycho holds a secret deal with a security agent who wants something from the treasure. To keep the deal that...

4 Stars

Grasshopper Jungle

Grasshopper Jungle is another amazing story from Andrew Smith who is an exceptional storyteller. The book is about how a town is taken over by giant praying mantises that only does two things. The plot of this book is so unbelievable but th...

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  • Author: Andrew Smith
  • Review by: Rockchick
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: Speak

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