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 …

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, …

Ever the Hunted, by Erin Summerill

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Having all the depth of a pavement puddle, I’ll confess it was the beautiful cover that had me clicking the Request button on NetGalley for a copy of …

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. …

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 …

The Hanging Tree, by Ben Aaronovitch

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Daw Books Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Peter Grant is a fabulous character with a wonderful line in dry humor that oils the wheels in this police procedural urban fantasy series. The previous book, Foxglove Summer, was …

Arrival

Arrival (2016), Rated “PG-13” Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma Directed by Denis Villeneuve Reviewed by David L. Felts Rating:  Have you seen this movie? I didn’t know much about Arrival before going to see it, just that it had been generating a positive buzz. Alien …

Bonded Agent, by David B. Riley

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: WolfSinger Publications Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Bonded Agent by David B. Riley is a science fiction novel recently published by Wolfsinger Publications. The tale focuses on Sarah Meadows who works for the biggest insurance company …

Sleep State Interrupt, by T. C. Weber

Genre: Cyberpunk Publisher: See Sharp Press Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? In Sleep State Interrupt, T. C. Weber delivers a story that pays homage to its old school cyberpunk roots while at the same time delivering a political treatise that …