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. …

Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Broadway Books Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Joshua Palmatier Have you read this book? I’d heard many people talking about this book when it first came out and finally broke down at a book signing and bought it. Mostly, I’d heard that if you grew up …

The Operative, by Gerald Brandt

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Daw Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Joshua Palmatier Have you read this book? The Operative is the second book in Gerald Brandt’s San Angeles sci-fi thriller series and it continues the story of Kris Merrill. Premise: In The Courier, Kris finds herself caught up in the …

From Ice to Ashes, by Rhett C. Bruno

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Hydra Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Last year I read and reviewed Titanborn, a rollicking space opera set in the far reaches of the solar system, charting the adventures of Malcolm Graves, who is a fixer for the corporation controlling …

Off Rock, by Kieran Shea

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Titan Publishing Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Michael Griffiths Have you read this book? Off Rock, by Kieran Shea is a Science Fiction novel with the beginning 98% of the novel taking place on an asteroid being mined by the main characters. Jimmy is a grunt …

The Drafter (Peri Reed Chronicles Book 1), by Kim Harrison

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher:Gallery Books Published: 2015 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee After recently reading and reviewing The Turn I was reminded just what a good storyteller Harrison is – and once I discovered this covert science fiction thriller, I couldn’t resist getting hold of this one… Detroit 2030: Double-crossed …

Man and Machine, edited by Mike McPahil

Genre: Military Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: eSpec Books Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? Man and Machine, edited by Mike McPhail, is an anthology of 14 military short stories around the theme of replacing men in combat with artificial intelligence and machines. Table of Contents …

Martians Aboard, by Carrie Vaughn

Genre: Science Science Fiction Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? I picked this one up from my NetGalley arcs, hoping to get slightly ahead during the holiday period, rather than wanting to start the year with an engrossing book, …

Hyperpowers, edited by James Bascomb

Genre: Science Ficion Anthology Publisher: Third Flatiron Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Hyperpowers, edited by James Bascomb, is the 16th volume in the Third Flatiron series of anthologies. Over the last few years, Third Flatiron has published a series of themed anthologies, …

Glitter, by Aprilynne Pike

Genre: Science Fiction Dystopia Publisher: Signet Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Glitter, by Aprilynne Pike, is a tough one to classify, so I settled on dystopian science fiction. That’s because the world of Glitter is a pretty crappy world, and one I don’t …

Post, by Brenda Cooper

Genre: YA Science Fiction Apocalyptic Publisher: eBooks Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. felts Have you read this book? Post, by Brenda Cooper, follows the adventures of Sage, a teenage girl raised in the isolated confines of the Oregon Botanical Gardens after the collapse of society due …

Martian War, by Kevin J. Anderson

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Titan Books Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Martian War, by Kevin J. Anderson proved to be a great way to end my year in reading. Okay, I might sneak in another book or two, but this …

The Courier, by Gerald Brandt

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Daw Books Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Joshua Palmatier Have you read this book? This is Gerald Brandt’s debut novel and it’s a strong showing. He’s definitely someone to watch. I enjoyed this take on a near future thriller. Premise: Kris is a courier, …

Split the Sun, by Tessa Elwood

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Running Press Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Yes, I managed to do it again — begin with the second book in the series… So has it impacted on my understanding and enjoyment of this fast-action, foot-to-the-floor adventure? …

Claire, by Kelly Kuntz

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: WolfSinger Publications Published: 2011 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Claire, by Kelly Kuntz, is a science fiction novel. In the far-flung future a group of rough necks space fighters create a new field of employment revolving around protecting …

Cosmic Trigger, by Robert Anton Wilson

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: New Falcon Publications Published: 1977 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Cosmic Trigger by Robert Anton Wilson is an exploration in 20th century understanding of the supernatural, spirituality, technology, and extra-terrestrial intelligence. Using research, interviews, and personal experience, Wilson …