Category Archives: Science Fiction

SLAVES OF THE SWITCHBOARD OF DOOM

Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom by Bradley W. Schenck Genre: Science Fiction — Pulp Series: Possibility of One Publisher: Tor Books (June 13, 2017) Author Information: FB | Website |Twitter Length: 352 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom surprised me, startled … Continue reading

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WARRIORS 1

Warriors 1 edited by George R. R. Martin and Gardner Dozois Genre: SFF Series: Anthology Publisher: Tor Books (March 29, 2011) Length: 394 pages My Rating: 3 stars Warriors 1 is an anthology put together by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois; these two masters … Continue reading

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LUCIFER’S STAR

Lucifer’s Star by C.T. Phipps & Michael Suttkus Genre: Science Fiction Series: Lucifer’s Star #1 Publisher: Mystique Press (April 27, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 300 pages My Rating: 4 stars Lucifer’s Star is damn fine space opera!  That was my initial reaction after closing the book, and now, … Continue reading

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GHOSTS OF TOMORROW

Ghosts of Tomorrow by Michael R. Fletcher Genre: Cyberpunk — Scifi Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Self Published (March 1, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 394 pages My Rating: 4 stars I’ve come to the realization that Michael Fletcher is among my favorite … Continue reading

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AVENGERS OF THE MOON

Avengers of the Moon by Allen Steele Genre: Science Fiction — Pulp Series: Stand Alone (Possible Series #1) Publisher: Tor Books (April 11, 2017) Author Information: Website Length: 304 pages My Rating: 3 stars Modern pulp. Retro scifi. Label Avengers of the Moon whatever you want, but … Continue reading

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INDIE WEDNESDAY: MICHELLE LOWE

Along my reading journey, I’ve made a conscious decision to include self-published, indie, and small press works in my reading schedule.  But it is difficult to know where to start: so many new authors and books to examine to find … Continue reading

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SEVEN SURRENDERS

Seven Surrenders by Ada Palmer Genre: Science Fiction Series: Terra Ignota #2  Publisher: Tor Books (March 7, 2017) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length: 400 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars Too Like The Lightning was an ambitious, complex, thought-provoking work of science fiction, one which challenged a reader … Continue reading

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ALIEN MORNING

Alien Morning by Rick Wilber Genre: Science Fiction — First Contact Series: S’hudonni #1 Publisher: Tor Books (November 8, 2016) Author Information: Website |  Blog |  Facebook Length: 304 pages My Rating: 3 stars First contact stories are a staple of science fiction. Most of them seem to fall into the … Continue reading

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THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE

The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi Genre: Science Fiction Series: The Collapsing Empire #1 Publisher: Tor (March 21, 2016) Author Information: Website | Twitter  Length:  336 pages My Rating: 4 stars The Collapsing Empire is the opening salvo in a new science fiction series by John Scalzi. And … Continue reading

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LAST YEAR

Last Year by Robert Charles Wilson Genre: SciFi – Time Travel Series: Stand Alone Publisher: Tor (December 6, 2016) Author Information: Facebook | Twitter Length:  351 pages My Rating: 3 stars Time Travel.  Alternate timelines.  Dystopian themes.  Action and adventure.  Love story.  All these themes and more integrated … Continue reading

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