Category Archives: Cross-Genre

THE MALICE

The Malice by Peter Newman Genre: Post-Apocalyptic / Fantasy Series: The Vagrant #2   Publisher:  Harper Voyager (April 21, 2015) Author Information: Website | Twitter Length:  400 pages My Rating: 3.5 stars The Vagrant was a revelation in 2015. Peter Newman perfectly blending fantasy, sci-fi, and post-apocalyptic … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH OLIVER LANGMEAD, AUTHOR OF DARK STAR

Oliver Langmead has burst onto the science fiction scene with a captivating novel entitled Dark Star, which is told in epic verse form. This hauntingly beautiful story of a world living in eternal darkness, whose inhabitants are addicted to light … Continue reading

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IRON & BLOOD by GAIL Z. MARTIN and LARRY MARTIN

Iron & Blood by Gail Z. Martin and Larry Martin Genre: Steampunk. Alternate History Series: Jake Desmet Adventures #1 Publisher: Solaris (July 7, 2015) Author Information:Website | Twitter Length: 407 pages My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. Iron & … Continue reading

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ARDNEH’S SWORD (EMPIRE OF THE EAST #4) by FRED SABERHAGEN

Ardneh’s Sword by Fred Saberhagen Genre: Fantasy/SciFi Series: Empire of the East Publisher: Tor Science Fiction(May 1, 2007) Author Information:Website My Rating: 2 out of 5 stars. Ardneh’s Sword is a “bridge” story linking Fred Saberhagen’s Empire of the East … Continue reading

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY — DARKWAR by GLEN COOK

As most of my friends know, I am a Glen Cook fan, have been since I was a teenager in the 1980s and read The Black Company. That quintessential grimdark fantasy (before there was even the term) blew my mind, … Continue reading

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THE DRAWING OF THE THREE (THE DARK TOWER #2) by STEPHEN KING

My rating is 2 out of 5 stars. The Drawing of the Three (The Dark Tower #2) is usually proclaimed by readers as either “The book that truly got me hooked on The Dark Tower series!” or as “The book … Continue reading

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STAR SLAMMERS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION by WALTER SIMONSON

My rating is 3 out of 5 stars. I have to start this review by admitting two, very important things. One, I love Walter Simonson’s work. Nothing objective about it, I just love the man’s comics. Two, I have never … Continue reading

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SWORD OF THE ARCHON (SHADER #1) by D.P. PRIOR

My rating is four out of five stars. Sword of the Archon (Shader #1) by D.P. Prior is one of the best self-published fantasy that I’ve stumbled upon. Not to say that it is perfect, because nothing is ever without … Continue reading

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THE FOREVER ENGINE by FRANK CHADWICK

My rating is 3 out of 5 stars. The Forever Engine by Frank Chadwick is a genre bender novel that mixes equal parts steampunk, alternate history, science fiction, and fantasy to create something new and interesting. Please understand going into … Continue reading

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THE TRIAL OF THE CORE by MICHAEL E. THIES

My rating is 2 out of 5 stars. Sometimes, I run across a book that is difficult for me to write a review about, usually this is because I hated it so much I could not finish it, but then … Continue reading

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