From Here to Timbuktu, by Milton Davis

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: MVMedia Published: 2015 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Jarla Tangh Lo People, I’m gonna school ya on why this book is important. From Here to Timbuktu had me when I turned the page to the map of an alternate U. S. where the original 13 colonies, NY, PA, …

The Space Between the Stars, by Anne Corlett

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Berkley Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? All Jamie Allenby ever wanted was space. Even though she wasn’t forced to emigrate from Earth, she willingly left the overpopulated, claustrophobic planet. And when a long relationship devolved into silence and suffocating …

People of the Sun, by Jason Parent

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher:  Sinister Grin Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? People of the Sun, by Jason Parent is a first contact book, with aliens landing on Earth. First contact stories come with a lot of built in tropes: how the …

Netherspace, by Andrew Lane and Nigel Foster

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  Titan Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael Griffiths Have you read this book? Netherspace by Andrew Lane and Nigel Foster is a Science Fiction novel with a huge imaginative scope. These folks bring in the concept of Netherspace, which is a method of traveling through …

The Scattering, by Kimberley McCreight

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher:  Harper Collins Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? I enjoyed the first book, The Outliers–see my review here–and was pleased to see this offering on NetGalley so that I could find out what happens next…. Wylie may have escaped the …

Night Terrors, by John A. Pitts

Genre: Horror Publisher: Wordfire Press Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: Jarla Tangh Have you read this book? Wanna follow around a lesbian female bad–ass with only slightly more social skills than Lisbeth Salander of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo fame? Hey! I know it’s a different genre and there …

Principia Ponderosa, edited by Juliana Rew

Genre: Weird Western Publisher: Third Flatiron Publishing  Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Third Flatiron Press has been putting fun little anthologies for a while now. Principa Ponderosa, edited by Juliana Rew, is the 18th Third Flatiron anthology. I’ve read numerous other and found them all, like Principia Ponderosa, to …

Cold Welcome, by Elizabeth Moon

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Del Ray Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee I loved Moon’s Vatta’s War and The Serrano Legacy series–see my review here. So when Himself picked this one up as an Easter pressie, I was thrilled. Summoned to the home planet of her family’s business empire, …

The Raping of Ava DeSantis, by Mylo Carbia

Genre: Horror Publisher: Rockefeller Publishing Group Published: 2015 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Raping of Ava DeSantis, by Mylo Carbia, is a horror novel set in contemporary times. There is not a drop of supernatural in this one. It could be labeled thriller, …

The Night Ocean, by Paul La Farge

Genre: Alternate History Publisher: Penguin Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? I’m wasn’t sure how to classify this one. It’s fiction, and speculative, but it’s not fantastic speculation, if that makes any sense. I decided to go with alternate history; a story …

Eye of the Storm, by Frank Cavallo

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Dark Serpent/Ravenswood Publishing Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? Navy SEAL Eric Slade and anthropologist Dr. Anna Fayne, along with support crew, are on a research mission in Kyrgyzstan. Dr Fayne is hoping to find some scientific basis for the discovery …

Snared, by Jennifer Estep

Genre: Urban Fantasy Publisher:  Pocket Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Last year, I plunged into the tail-end of this series, Unraveled–see my review here. So when I saw Snared was available, I immediately requested the arc from Netgalley, keen for another slice …

Bullettime, by Nick Mamatas

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  ChiZine Productions Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Bullettime by Nick Mamatas is a nihilistic, young adult, coming-of-age novel with a small dash of potential science fiction thrown in. Hard to say how much of the science fiction aspect …

From Darkest Skies, by Sam Peters

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Gollancz Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Sj Higbee Have you read this book? I enjoy my whodunits and I love science fiction, so it was a no-brainer that I would request an arc for this far future murder mystery. After a five year sabbatical following the …

Mechanical Failure, by Joe Zieja

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Saga Press Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Joshua Palmatier Have you read this book? This is the first book of a series of humorous SF novels.  Sort of a spoof of serious military SF. Premise: Roger Wilson Rogers has managed to get out of the military …

Avengers of the Moon by, Allen Steele

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee I saw the wonderful retro cover on Netgalley and couldn’t resist, particularly as I have read and enjoyed the first four books in the Coyote series – see my review of Spindrift. It was an age of miracles. …

Low Noon, edited by David A. Riley

Genre: Horror Publisher: Science Fiction Trails Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Low Noon is a horror anthology set in the Weird Wild West and is edited by David A. Riley. I guess I am going through an anthology reading phase or perhaps …