Blade Runner 2049

Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Rated R Directed by: Denis Villeneuve Starring: Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Jared Leto, Harrison Ford Rating:  Have you seen this movie? I had the opportunity to see Blade Runner 2049 this weekend and, despite a few minor quibbles I won’t go …

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 …

Kong: Skull Island

Kong: Skull Island (2017) Directed by: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, Toby Kebbell, John Ortiz, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Shea Whigham, Thomas Mann, Terry Notary, John C. Reilly. Rating: Have you seen this movie? This is the umpteenth reboot in one …

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 …

Guardians of The Galaxy Vol 2

Guardians of The Galaxy Vol 2 Directed By: James Gunn Starring:   Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, Chris Sullivan, Sean Gunn, Sylvester Stallone and Kurt Russell Rating: Reviewed by: Xavier Emaka Have you seen this movie? The sequel …

Emerald City TV Series

Emerald City Directed by: Tarsem Singh Starring: Adria Arjona , Oliver Jackson-Cohen,  Ana Ularu, Mido Hamada, Gerran Howell, Jordan Loughran, Joely Richardson, Vincent D’Onofrio Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this TV series? This is a rewrite of the Wizard of Oz story. Since the Land of Oz …

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 …

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman (2017), PG-13 Directed by Patty Jenkins Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Robin Wright, Danny Huston, David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen, Elena Anaya Rating  Reviewed By Xavier Emaka Have you seen this movie? For quite some time DC has been taking a beating. The Dark Knight Trilogy have been the …

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 …