Chosen: SPFBO Semi-Finalist

Title: Chosen Author: Casey White Publisher: May 2018 Rating: 4 out of 5 Blurb: Jas expected to hear a tale of glory and heroism. He hadn’t planned on living it. Drenwell is in trouble. The idyllic nation teeters on the brink of disaster as one trouble after another lines up before it. Crops fail. Animals… Continue reading Chosen: SPFBO Semi-Finalist

Book Review

You Die When You Die

Title: You Die When You Die Author: Angus Watson Publisher: June 2017, Orbit Books Blurb: YOU DIE WHEN YOU DIE . . . You can't change your fate - so throw yourself into battle, because you'll either win or wake up drinking mead in the halls of your ancestors. That's what Finn's tribe believe. But when… Continue reading You Die When You Die

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The Nitty-Gritty Details  Title: Nanoshock Author: K.C Alexander Publisher: Angry Robot, Nov. 2017 Blurb: As Riko works to rebuild her shattered cred, following the events of Necrotech, she’s stuck fighting off every jerk looking to raise their standing on the streets. But when a corp with some serious influence ups the stakes, Riko’s going to have to… Continue reading Nanoshock

Book Review

Communication Failure

Warning: watch out for [EXPLETIVE] spoilers (even if they're minor). After devouring Mechanical Failure by Joe Zieja last year, this was the book that I've been waiting to come out, i.e., my most anticipated read of 2017. It felt like it took an eternity to actually come out and even though I get that publishing is a slow business, I… Continue reading Communication Failure

Book Review

Red Seas Under Red Skies

GENTLE READER: DO NOT CONTINUE READING UNLESS YOU WANT TO EXPERIENCE MAJOR SPOILERS, TOLD THROUGH EXCESSIVE CURSING AND EMOTIONAL VOMITING IN THE FORM OF A BLOG POST BOOK REVIEW.  YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED.  Holy fucking shit. Just... Just... Why? I'm sorry for the spoiler-filled review, but no one else I personally know has read this… Continue reading Red Seas Under Red Skies

Book Review

Breath of Fire

Breath of Fire by Amanda Bouchet was a whirlwind and in the best way. **Slight spoilers abound after this line** I really enjoyed the first book of the trilogy, A Promise of Fire (you can read my review here), which I embarrassedly started reading without realizing it was a romance, which did make for a really fun surprise. This… Continue reading Breath of Fire

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Kangaroo Too

Anschutz Command Center 10 minutes after I wished the book wasn't over I read Kangaroo Too in two days. (Well, two and half, technically, but two sounds much more impressive and dramatic, so we're just going with that.) There were a lot of factors, I think, that played into why I read this book so quickly and… Continue reading Kangaroo Too