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2016 science fiction and fantasy releases

Io9 recently released one of my favorite book lists, 40 science fiction and fantasy books to read in 2016. What’s on the list that I’m excited about? 452 more words

Andy Weir: The Martian

Weir, Andy (2013), The Martian, Gollancz
ISBN 9781101905005

So I have become a bit of a science fiction fan in the past decade. I mean, I’ve always liked it, but it’s only fairly recently that I started reading more of it.

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Weighing Shadows by Lisa Goldstein

This is a book with an interesting concept but there were a few things that didn’t work for me at all.

Ann Decker is working in a tech store when she’s approached by someone who wants to recruit her for a special job. 627 more words

New To Me Author

Time and Again by Jack Finney

This novel was a gift from my mother, after we both read Stephen King’s 11/22/63. King said this was his favorite time travel novel, and that it inspired his book. 819 more words

New To Me Author

The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood

I liked this novel by Margaret Atwood, although I don’t think it’s one of her best.  I had a hard time buying into the concept of the story, and she lost me a little when the story turned in a direction I wasn’t expecting.  748 more words

Review Requests And ARCs

Book Review: Under The Skin by Michel Faber

My first experience with Michel Faber’s Under The Skin, was through watching the film adaptation featuring Scarlett Johansson.
I’d come across the film whilst looking for new science fiction films at my local DVD store, and was instantly taken by the unusual story that presented itself. 399 more words


Book Review: Valkia the Bloody by Sarah Cawkwell

I’ve had a great love for Warhammer ever since I was a child. Although I do not physically play anymore, reading the books is now the escape I crave whenever I come across a story from the Black Library that has the ability to transport me to that world. 425 more words