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Incarnate - Book 1

If I can predict one book to pop up all over readers' Best of 2012 lists', Incarnate by Jodie Meadows is it. Despite a slower-than-I-wanted start, this book has it all. Romance, mystery, romance. romance and some more of that. Okay, maybe I...

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  • Author: Jodi Meadows
  • Review by: Books4Betty
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Science Fiction, Supernatural, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: HarperTeen

Alien Proliferation - Aliens / Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #4

I’m a huge fan of Gini Koch's alien series. This was a good read with the necessary humor we've come to expect from our heroine Kitty Katt, who as always has ended up in another plot when she really should be taking some downtime and focusi...

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Earthbound - Marsbound, #3

Carmen Dula and her husband, Paul, know Mars – and the Martians. They also happen to know the mysterious Others, alien species who have some kind of control over what happens to Earth. For this reason, the two of them are at somewhat of an...

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Human for a Day

This collection examines what it means to be human, with all the hope and heartbreak this entails. You go from robot slavery (complete with an underground railroad) to how do you spend your final hours when trapped and you know you will die...

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  • Authors: Martin H. Greenberg, Jennifer Brozek
  • Review by: A.M. Donovan
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: Collections & Anthologies, * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: DAW

Virals

I purchased Virals for my teenage daughter for Christmas. After she read it, she recommended it to me. I truly enjoyed the book. It is a written in a first person format. We experience the story through the eyes of the main character, fourt...

4 Stars

Firebird - An Alex Benedict Novel

The sister-in-law of a physicist who went missing over four decades earlier wants to sell some items associated with him upon the death of her sister, his widow, and she wants Alex Benedict to do it. Alex Benedict and Chase Kolpath agree to...

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Kill Zone

Eighty percent of this book is background information and history that leads up to a final horrific event that is the catalyst for the remainder of the story. At first, I was put-off by the scientific jargon. I am unfamiliar with many of th...

4 Stars

I, Robot - To Protect

"I, Robot: to protect" by Mickey Zucker Reichert is written using the famous Asimov works as a framework. Dr. Reichert reminds the reader of the three laws of robotics as she weaves a mesmerizing tale of a first-year resident who navigates...

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  • Author: Mickey Zucker Reichert
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ROC

Firestorm - Destroyermen

Firestorm is the kind of book that I don't read often enough and then wonder why. A good part of why I like the book (and what I have read of the series so far) is that it appeals to me on a couple of different levels. One, it appeals to me...

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Stone Spring - The Northland Trilogy

I found myself liking Stone Spring quite a bit. A good part of this lies with the fact that the time frame of the book lies in prehistoric times and, being a fan of Jean Auel's books, I like to see how another author writes a story dealing...

5 Stars

The Pandora Stone

Fast-paced, well-written, and crammed with excellent dialogue and exciting action scenes, I love this novel and I am certainly looking forward to reading more adventures with Arlo Triplehorn in the future. A few times the technical details...

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Deceiver - Foreigner #11

"Deceiver" by C.J. Cherryh is the eleventh installment in her `Foreigner' series that details the interaction of human Bren Cameron and the enigmatic and fascinating aliens known as the atevi. The civil war among the atevi has ended with Ta...

5 Stars

The Morning Afterlife

This short novella tells the story of a young woman who wakes up disorientated and with amnesia, alongside a road. She remembers her name, but everything else is lost to her. Walking down the road, she comes to a town that seems somewhat fa...

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Mecha Corps - A Novel of the Armor Wars, #1

Ever since he saw his father murdered right before his young eyes, Matt Lowell had one mission: Vengeance. With Mecha forces in battle against the Corsairs, Matt enlists and when he finally makes it to Mecha Corps, he only hopes that one da...

5 Stars

Dust & Decay

Let me start by saying if you like Rot & Ruin, you're going to love this. All the characters continue to develop perfectly. Benny Imura begins to help his brother Tom with the family business, but all he, his friends, and finally his brothe...

5 Stars

Rot & Ruin

Ever since First Night, when the zombies rose and overran human cities, Benny and Tom Imura have lived in relative security in Mountainside. Benny hates his brother Tom, despising Tom for his cowardice when Tom took Benny and ran, abandonin...

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Survivors - A Novel of the Coming Collapse

I picked Survivors up for a change of pace and because the blurb sounded interesting. While it isn't my usual reading fare, and not going into it with any expectations, I found myself enjoying the book. Mr. Rawles has a knack for taking a p...

4 Stars

Resonances - The Fireborn Chronicles: #2

While on a mission to recover one of the Overlord's missing agents, the crew discovers two new and dangerous psionic talents, as well as an ancient conjuring race. As the crew tries to harness the power of these new talents, and stabilize t...

3 Stars

How Genius Girl Saved My @$$

After failing his chemistry exam, college student Ryan is looking forward to a date with his hot girlfriend. When she dumps him, he professes his love delighting the hidden camera crew. To his dismay, he discovers he is the victim of the Yo...

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Past Continuous

Past Continuous is the second in a series, but it stands alone. Ade Patience is a high school teen with special powers, like the ability to see people's futures when he touches them. Although he's in a great relationship with a girl who als...

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  • Author: K. Ryer Breese
  • Review by: Josie
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, * Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Taunting Krell - Cyborg Seduction Book 7

Krell was attacked by human guards the day the cyborgs liberated themselves from their creators. As a result he was rendered undesirable due to the excessive scarring. He's lived a lonely life since and lacks social skills. It doesn't affec...

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

The Prisoner of Cell 25 - Michael Vey, #1

The Prisoner of Cell 25 by Richard Paul Evans is a fabulous read for Middle Grade and Young Adults. Michael Vey has special powers that he can't share with anyone because no one would believe him. He has the ability to control electricity....

4 Stars

Ghosts by Gaslight - Stories of Steampunk and Supernatural Suspense

Ghosts by Gaslight is a wonderful title. The font and color on the cover will draw you into a spooky mood. The first story in this anthology started out kind of slow and it took me several pages to get into it. By the end of The Iron Shroud...

4 Stars

Necropolis

Paul Donner and his wife are on their way to a night at the opera when they are both killed in a robbery. Fifty years later, Donner is reanimated, a victim of a bioweapon that has allowed the revivification of the dead, and transformed New...

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Planesrunner - Everness, #1

"Planesrunner" is a first class teen science fiction novel, which I believe will appeal to the fans of such boy-oriented books as Paolo Bacigalupi's "Ship Breaker" and Scott Westerfeld's "Leviathan". Everett Singh's divorced father is a sci...

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Aftermath - A Sirantha Jax Novel

It is time for Sirantha Jax to pay the piper. She knew that traveling out to change the signal beacons for the grimspace jump points without March's knowledge would a double edged sword. On the one hand, she did what she knew was the right...

5 Stars

Master Of Ecstasy - Mackenzie Vampires, Book 1

Nina Bangs book Master Of Ecstasy matches a girl from the future with a Scottish vampire from 1795. It's a hot match for sure. This group of characters is up against magic, the villagers, and each other. Nina also brings cosmic troublemaker...

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  • Author: Nina Bangs
  • Review by: Tamazon
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR, * Science Fiction, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Nina Bangs

Dead Mann Walking - A Hessius Mann Novel, #1

Hessius Mann is a former cop turned detective, but his story has an unusual twist. He was a cop found guilty of his wife's murder, executed, then it was discovered evidence in his trial had been suppressed, so Hessius Mann was brought back,...

5 Stars
  • Author: Stefan Petrucha
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Science Fiction, Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: ROC

Tankborn

Kayla is a GEN, a tankborn, an engineered human being grown in a tank who has traces of animal DNA. Her origin as a tankborn GEN means that she has specially designed talents--in Kayla's case, enormous upper body strength--which will prepar...

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A Soldier's Duty - Theirs Not to Reason Why, #1

la's story drew me in from the first and I enjoyed reading it. A Soldier's Duty is dark and edgy and what makes it work is that la is such a straightforward character - she came to join, she is there to do a job, and she will not going to l...

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Sunsinger - Commonwealth Universe - Modern Era: Sunsinger Chronicles Book 1

Told from the viewpoint of a young teen, this story easily captured my imagination. Mankind has spread to the stars. With the discovery of Knaught Points, ships are able to enter ports in space and emerge into whole new galaxies. These area...

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The Royal Scam - The Martian Alliance

The Royal Scam is a 21 page short and is the story of a space crew and how they partner with the royal family to steal money in a plan that involves pretending a princess has been killed right before marrying a wealthy but ugly prince. It's...

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Daring - Kris Longknife, #2

Mike Shepherd brings more of the intrepid princess's exploits to life in Kris Longknife: Daring. Following her adventures with the Iteeche and the discoveries made with her last voyage, Kris elects to go looking in unexplored space for the...

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Harrigan's Price

Beautiful! Horrifically beautiful! Although there were only six pages, those six pages held a library of feeling and emotion. I couldn't help but gasp at the ending as my heart sank, as realization smacked me hard on the forehead! I won't g...

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The Restoration Game

Part science-fiction (only a small part) mostly international intrigue and spy thriller. If you are intrigued by the Matrix and really like the Davinci Code and spy thrillers/mysteries you will really enjoy this. The main focal point is a c...

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Basilisk - Korsak Brothers, #2

Rob Thurman's Basilisk is the sequel to her mesmerizing tale of the Korsak brothers, Chimera. Stefan rescued his kidnapped younger brother Lukas (who prefers to be called Michael or Misha) after ten years of captivity with a madman who fost...

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  • Author: Rob Thurman
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Science Fiction, Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: ROC

Sustenance

Contessa Manoso has always been different, but after managing to almost kill her high school boyfriend, she's felt like even more of an outcast. She craves people's emotions. She likes to feel their highs and their lows, so she goes to conc...

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Vanitas

Caleb Rushton has come from a life at sea to the village of Vanitas, where he assumes a job as church sexton. One day, a circus passes through the village. Rushton is not interested, but he does catch glimpse of a female bareback rider duri...

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Glow

"Glow" by Amy Kathleen Ryan is a fantastic read. Once I started "Glow" I wasn't able to put it down. One of the things I found interesting is that it became difficult to know the good guys from the bad. This is the classic teen romance stor...

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Rule 34

You, the book reviewer, are looking for a book to review one day when you see the words "science fiction." Past experience reading science fiction has exposed you to more science talk and lecturing than you'd get in one year of a high schoo...

2 Stars

Heaven's Shadow

Heaven's Shadow by David S.Goyer and Michael Cassutt is the thought-provoking and extremely entertaining novel that follows the exploits of astronauts who are exploring a NEO (Near Earth Object) that has been labelled Keanu. An intriguing c...

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  • Authors: David S. Goyer, Michael Cassutt
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy
  • Tags: * Science Fiction
  • Publisher: ACE

Flame of Destiny

Callista is on a mission to avenge the death of her family. After witnessing the murder of her entire village by the savage shadowbeasts, Callista begins her training as a guard in order to hunt down the man responsible for the tragedy. The...

4 Stars

Element Zero - Revivors Series, #3

Element Zero by James Knapp is the third and what appears to be the final book in the Revivors series. A complicated and fascinating science fiction series that questions what you are willing to do to gain a better life or other benefits by...

4 Stars

Hard Spell - Occult Crimes Unit Investigation

Hard Spell by Justin Gustainis is the first book in a new series that mixes urban fantasy with a hard-boiled noir detective tone set in a world where America (and Scranton's) got an uneasy "live and let unlive" relationship with the superna...

4 Stars

The Power of Six - Lorien Legacies Series, #2

Marina, is Number Seven of the nine Lorein who escaped to Earth with their guardians. She's been living in a convent in Spain with her Garde for the last eleven years. As time goes on she knows that they most keep moving or risk capture by...

5 Stars
  • Author: Pittacus Lore
  • Review by: ReaderGirl
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, * Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

Down to the Bone - Quantum Gravity, Book 5

First a warning (only slightly) no synopsis of previous events is included, so you might end up (like me) being a bit confused by everything that has gone before. Rather like trying to read the The Return of the King, without having read th...

4 Stars

Nowhereville

What a great book. The environment was both highly original and described with such detail that the settings came to life. Most of the techno-language was understandable by me and that made this book more real to me as I was able to underst...

4 Stars

Omnitopia Dawn - Omnitopia #1, Vol. 1

Diane Duane creates a mesmerizing tale of industrial espionage and takes the reader behind the scenes of a major online gaming empire in her book Omnitopia Dawn. The major players bear a strong similarity to certain well-known technogeeks,...

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City of Ruins

City of Ruins by Kristine Kathryn Rusch is the second book that features her character, Boss, who loves to dive derelict spacecrafts. In this sequel to her popular, Diving Into The Wreck, Boss and her team have come to investigate the city...

4 Stars

WWW : Wonder

First let me say WWW: Wonder by Robert J Sawyer, the third book in the WWW series, was okay. It was well written and generally an all-around good book. That being said I had some problems with it. I didn't care for the way I saw the militar...

4 Stars

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