Book Highlight: Redspace Rising by Brian Trent

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Title: Redspace Rising Author: Brian Trent Publisher: Flame Tree Press Publication Date: September 13, 2022 Genre: Science Fiction Harris Alexander Pope is the man who ended the Partisan War on Mars. All he seeks now is solitude and a return to the life that was stolen from him. Yet when he learns that the worst … Continue reading Book Highlight: Redspace Rising by Brian Trent

My Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Read of 2022

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This past year, I reviewed 37 books I'd consider to be mostly Science Fiction and Fantasy, including one I read last year but didn't put up my review until this year, Quaking Soul by Jennifer M. Zeiger, which also turned out to be my favorite SFF read last year. We'll be here forever if I … Continue reading My Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy Read of 2022

Book Highlight: Rats in a Maze by Peter Bailey

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Title: Rats in a Maze Author: Peter Bailey Publisher: Moonshine Cove Publishing, LLC Publication Date: September 20, 2020 Genre: Mystery, Fantasy, Science Fiction It was just a simple car accident and Detective Fisher closed the case easily. But why did he remember things that had never happened, and who was the “most beautiful woman in … Continue reading Book Highlight: Rats in a Maze by Peter Bailey

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – November 30, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – November 30, 2022

Book Highlight: Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen

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Title: Here and Now and Then Author: Mike Chen Publisher: MIRA Publication Date: January 29, 2019 Genre: Science Fiction He’ll go anywhere and any when to save his daughterKin Stewart is an everyday family man: working in IT, trying to keep the spark in his marriage, struggling to connect with his teenage daughter.But his current … Continue reading Book Highlight: Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen

Book Highlight: The Last Imperator by M.L. Tishner

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Title: The Last Imperator (The Rebirth Saga #2) Author: M.L. Tishner Publisher: Self-published Publication Date: June 1, 2021 Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy HOW MUCH WILL SHE SACRIFICE FOR PEACE? After six months of campaigning, Rei and the other Volocio have barely convinced half the star cluster to vote for the Federation. Activist groups from all sides … Continue reading Book Highlight: The Last Imperator by M.L. Tishner

Book Highlight: The Timepiece and the Girl Who Went Astray by O.R. Simmonds

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Title: The Timepiece and the Girl Who Went Astray Author: O.R. Simmonds Publisher: Appellation Press Publication Date: July 30, 2021 Genre: Time Travel 1980s LONDON. A SENSELESS MURDER, A BIZARRE DISAPPEARANCE AND A MYSTERY DECADES IN THE MAKING.William Wells, a gifted but risk-averse US college dropout living an unadventurous life in London, stumbles upon a … Continue reading Book Highlight: The Timepiece and the Girl Who Went Astray by O.R. Simmonds

Book Highlight: Addict by Matt Doyle

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Title: Addict (The Cassie Tam Files #1) Author: Matt Doyle Publisher: NineStar Press Publication Date: May 8, 2017 Genre: Science Fiction, Mystery New Hopeland was built to be the centre of the technological age, but like everywhere else, it has its dark side. Assassins, drug dealers and crooked businessmen form a vital part of the … Continue reading Book Highlight: Addict by Matt Doyle

Book Reviews: ShegoraTH by Dima Tsyptsiura + A Pinch of Distrust by D.T. Bella

These are two very different books, but both surprised me, and I enjoyed both. The first still eludes me a lot, but I loved the warm glow it planted in my chest and the combination of SFF elements was a lot of fun. The second was a delightful fantasy mystery featuring fairies and a human-like … Continue reading Book Reviews: ShegoraTH by Dima Tsyptsiura + A Pinch of Distrust by D.T. Bella

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: September 2022

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This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: September 2022