Judged, by Liz de Jagar

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Books Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? This is the next slice of the adventure featuring Kit Blackhart in this UK-based urban fantasy. Would I enjoy Judged as much as Banished and Vowed? Kit’s job description includes solving …

Rogue One: a Star Wars Story

Rogue One (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed Directed by Gareth Edwards Reviewed by David L Felts Rating:  Have you seen this movie? In the now expanding Star Wars universe, Rogue One falls in between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. …

Vikings

Vikings Premier date: September 2016 Creators: Michael Hirst Starring: Travis Fimmel, Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick Genres: Alternate History Review by Xavier Emaka The Vikings series made a debut right around the time of Game of Thrones. Being in the same genre, Vikings has had to contend with one of the biggest series of …

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, …

The Inner City, by Karen Heular

Genre: Fantasy Anthology Publisher: Chizine Publications Published: 2012 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Inner City by Karen Heular is a short story anthology covering an exploration into the odd and fantastic. It might be heard to pin down these tales and …

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? …

Kick-Ass 2 (2013)

Kick-Ass 2 (2013), Rated “R” Starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloë-Grace Moretz, Jim Carrey, Donald Faison, Robert Emms, Lindy Booth, Daniel Kaluuya, Clark Duke, Augustus Prew, Olga Kurkulina, Andy Nyman, Steven Mackintosh, Monica Dolan and John Leguizamo Directed by Jeff Wadlow Reviewed by  Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this …

War Craft: The Beginning (2016)

War Craft: The Beginning (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton, Ben Foster, Dominic Cooper, Toby Kebbell, Ben Schnetzer, Robert Kazinsky, Daniel Wu Directed by Duncan Jones Reviewed by  Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this movie? Blizzard entertainment fulfilled a nerd’s dream with this one. It’s not the …

The Dark Matter, by DM Flexer

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Xlibris Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Dark Matter by DM Flexer is a fantasy novel more than anything else, although there are some odd dashes of science fiction thrown in. It takes place on Atlantis, which …

Bloodrush, by Ben Galley

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: BenGalley.com Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Ben came to talk to West Sussex Writers’ last month about the ins and outs of self-publishing and how in just six years he has managed to establish himself as a successful …