The Wizards of Once, by Cressida Cowell

Genre: Fantasy Publisher:  Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  SJ Higbeee Have you read this book? Those of you who are regular visitors to this blog will know that I am continually banging on about how much I love the How To Train Your Dragon …

In All Directions, by David Sherman

Genre: Military SF Publisher: Espec Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? In All Directions, by David Sherman, is the second book in his The 18th Race series, covering military action by the Earth against a particularly aggressive alien species that invaded and …

The Salt Line, by Holly Goddard Jones

Genre: Apocalyptic Science Fiction Publisher:   Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? In the near future (the reader isn’t told precisely when) the United States has broken up into a separate zones, each zone protected by a “salt line”, a broad expanse of scorched …

Issue in Doubt, by David Sherman

Genre: Military SF Publisher:  Dark Quest Published: 2013 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? In humanity’s expansion out of the solar systems and into the galaxy, we have discovered evidence of eighteen other sentient species. Seventeen of these species had not developed interstellar travel and …

Taste of Marrow, by Sarah Gaily

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Tor Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  SJ Higbee Have you read this book? After enjoying the hippo-related mayhem of River of Teeth and looking forward to reading what happens next as the first book left everything on something of a cliffhanger, I was delighted to spot …

The Sorrows, by Jonathan Janz

Genre:  Horror Publisher:  Samhain Published: 2011 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz became an unexpected treat and really hit home for me because, as I read the book, my life went through many parallels with the main character, Ben, which …

Price of Eden, by Brian Burt

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Double Dragon Publishing Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? This is the third and final book in Brian Burt’s Aquarius Rising series. I read the first two, which I enjoyed quite a lot, but I would have to say the …

Star Wars: The Cold, by Cavan Scott

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Egmont Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Oscar and I have thoroughly enjoyed this series–the last book particularly captured the menace of being trapped in deep space on a ship with a number of really creepy little creatures. So …

Skin Deep Magic, by Craig Laurance Gidney

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Rebel Satori Press Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Jarla Tangh Have you read this book? I adore short stories, especially fantastical ones. My acquaintance with Craig Laurence Gidney’s work actually begins with the YA novel, Bereft, but that’s another book to mention in its own review. I …

Penric’s Fox, by Lois McMaster Bujold

Genre: Fantasy Publisher:  Spectrum Literary Agency Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? This series has become a firm favorite with both Himself and me, having been largely responsible for my renewed interest in reading novellas. So I was delighted when this one popped up …

Nyxia, by Scott Reintgen

Genre: Science Fantasy Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? In Nyxia, by Scott Reintgen, we’re introduced to Emmet Atwater and nine other teens, all candidates selected by the corporation Babel. In secret and using technology most of the …

Cat’s Breakfast, edited by Juliana Rew

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: Third Flatiron Publishing Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? Cat’s Breakfast is an anthology from Third Flatiron that pays tribute to the inspiration of Kurt Vonnegut, presenting stories that seek (and mostly succeed) to emulate Vonnegut’s dark humor …

Destiny, by William Emmett

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Xlibris Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Destiny by William Emmett, came out in 2017 and it was nice to read a recently released novel. In this science fiction tale, super high tech meets a totalitarian medieval state along …

The Devil’s Cup, by Alys Clare

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Severn House Publishers Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: 3.5 Stars Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? I selected this book on Netgalley as I enjoy well-told historical mysteries–and this one looked interesting. September, 1216. A foreign army has invaded England. The country is divided. Some support …

Crash Land on Kurai, by S. J. Pajonas

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher:  Onigiri Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? One of my book blogging buddies, Lola, reviewed this book here and I was so intrigued by the premise, I got hold of it. Crash Land on Kurai is the first book …

Tainted Blood, by Ferrel D. Moore

Genre:  Dark Fantasy Publisher:  White Cat Publications Published: 2011 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Tainted Blood by Ferrel D. Moore might be considered a horror by some, but I would place it firmly in the camp of Dark Fantasy, despite its high body count. …

Sweep in Peace, by Ilona Andrews

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: CreateSpace Published: 2015 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Back in February, I read the first book in this entertaining series, Clean Sweep. At that point, Himself bought the other two books in the series so far and tucked into them, but I …