From Earth to Umbria, by Patricia Howell

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher:  Xlibris Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? It’s the far, far future, and Earth’s sun is about to go supernova, destroying all of the inner planets of the solar system, Earth included. On the alien planet Umbria, located some …

Roadkill on the Flipside, by Dean Ammerman

Genre: Science Fantasy Publisher:  Darkwater Syndicate Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? Roadkill on the flipside is billed as the fourth book in the Warrensburg Trilogy, so that lets you know you’re in for some ironic fun right from the start. My lack …

A Moon Called Sun, Christopher F. Cobb

Genre: Science Fantasy Publisher:  Darkwater Syndicate Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? A Moon Called Sun, by Christopher F. Cobb, blends a fun mix of time travel, history, alien abduction, and interstellar war. If that sounds like a tall task, it is, but Cobb …

The Man In The Forest, by Michael Warriner

Genre: Horror Publisher: Darkwater Syndicate Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? Vincent Morales, his sister Mary, and his friend Tyler King are a trio that make up a popular yet eclectic musical group led by Vincent, a group renown for their concerts, which …

Keeper of the Watch, by Kristen L. Jackson

Genre: Fantasy Publisher:  Black Rose Writing Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? This one caught my eye owing to the fabulous cover and the idea of time travelling via a tatty old watch. Chase Walker is beginning to doubt his own sanity. From the …

The Sky Is Yours, by Chandler Klang Smith

Genre: Science Fantasy Publisher:  Hogarth Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? The Sky Is Yours, by Chandler Klang Smith, is an interesting book that defies easy categorization, blending as it does elements of science fiction and fantasy, and liberally seasoned with a dystopian …

The Odds, by Robert J. Peterson

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  California Coldblood Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? The Odds by, Robert J. Peterson, is a Science Fiction novel set in the distant future where the desert of Nevada is a few hundred degrees during the day and a …

Slasher Sam, by Simon Petersen

Genre:  Horror Publisher:  Darkwater Syndicate Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? Slasher Sam, by Simon Petersen is a fun tongue-in-cheek take on the serial killer film subculture, primarily as it’s represented in late 70’s and early 80’s slasher movies. Peterson draws inspiration from a …

The Die Is Cast, edited by Greg Schauer

Genre: Military Science Fiction Publisher: eSpec Books Published: 201 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? The Die Is Cast, edited by Greg Schauer, contains 10 stories by Mike McPahil and Danielle Ackley-McPhail. Although The Die Is Cast was published in 2017, most of the stories …

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 …

Dead Space: Liberation, by Christopher Shy

Genre: Horror Publisher: Titan Books Published: 2013 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Dead Space, Liberation is the third graphic novel in the Dead Space series. Titan Books has taken the Dead Space video game and made it into an impressive graphic novel. Again, the artwork of this graphic novel …

Dead Space: Salvage, by Christopher Shy

Genre: Horror Publisher: Titan Published: 2013 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Dead Space: Salvage is the second graphic novel in the Dead Space series. Titan Books has taken the Dead Space video game and created an impressive journey into this horrific world. The artwork …

The Great Wall

The Great Wall (2016), PG-13  Directed By: Zhang Yimou Starring:  Matt Damon, Pedro Pascal, Jing Tian, Willem Dafoe, Hanyu Zhang, Lu Han, Eddie Peng,  Kenny Lin,  Junkai Wang,  Zheng Kai, Xuan Huang, Cheney Chen, Andy Lau Rating:  Reviewed by Xavier Emaka The good news is that Matt Damon is not …

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (2016), Rated R Directed by Paul W. S. Anderson Starring: Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts, Ruby Rose, Eoin Macken, William Levy, Iain Glen Rating Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Have you seen this movie? The action usually starts mid-May as the summer block buster season finally …

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017), PG-13 Director: D. J. Caruso Starring: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone Kris Wu Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette, Samuel L. Jackson, Neymar Jr. Rating Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Have you seen this movie? This year saw the return of Vin …

Consigned to the Sea, by Danielle Ackley-McPhail

Genre: Fantasy Anthology Publisher: Dark Quest Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? Consigned to the Sea, by Danielle Ackley-McPhail, is a short fantasy anthology containing four short stories and a poem, all involving some aspect related to the sea, be that pirates, mermaids, selkies, …

Passengers

Passengers (2016), Rated PG-13 Directed By: Morten Tyldum Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne Rating: Reviewed by David L. Felts Have you seen this movie? I didn’t have high expectations going into Passengers, mainly because my wife told me that she’d heard it wasn’t all that great. I’m pleased to …

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), PG-13 Directed by David Yates Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Ezra Miller, Samantha Morton, Jon Voight, Carmen Ejogo,  Ron Perlman, Colin Farrell. Rating:  Reviewed By Xavier Emaka J. K. Rowling has finally joined the movie industry. She actually …

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Laura Linney, Stephen Amell, Noel Fisher, Jeremy Howard, Pete Ploszek, Alan Ritchson, Tyler Perry Directed by Dave Green Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this movie? The series had its reboot and this one …

Deadpool

Deadpool (2016), Rated “R” Starring Ryan Reynolds Morena Baccarin Ed Skrein T.J. Miller Gina Carano Leslie Uggams Brianna Hildebrand, Stefan Kapičić Directed by Tim Miller Reviewed by Xavier Emaka Rating:  Have you seen this movie? The biggest surprise of 2016, Deadpool surpassed all expectations to go down as one of the highest grossing …