World of Fire, by James Lovegrove

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher:  Solaris Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? I had already read the enjoyable World of Water which happens to be the second in the series–and spotted that I actually had the first book in my TBR pile… Dev Harmer, reluctant agent …

If We Had Known, edited by Mike McPhail

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: eSpec Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? If We Had Known, edited by Mike McPhail, presents thirteen stories of humanity’s future, each one (some more than others) exploring the theme of if we had know what would …

The Halfling’s Court, by Danielle Ackley-McPhail

Genre:  Urban Fantasy Publisher:  eSpec Books Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? To condense the official blurb: In The Halfling’s Court, by Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Lance Cosain is the halfling (as in half-human, half-elf, not the Middle Earth kind) leader of The Wild Hunt …

Levade, by Evey Brett

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher:  Loose ID Published: 2013 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: Jarla Taugh Have you read this book? Levade is a book for those unafraid to feel. In terms of raw emotion and execution, it surpassed the first book Capriole. It’s all about the Lipizzans. Well, no, but there’s major …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Cat’s Breakfast, edited by Juliana Rew

Genre: Science Fiction Anthology Publisher: Third Flatiron Publishing Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? Cat’s Breakfast is an anthology from Third Flatiron that pays tribute to the inspiration of Kurt Vonnegut, presenting stories that seek (and mostly succeed) to emulate Vonnegut’s dark humor …

Crash Land on Kurai, by S. J. Pajonas

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher:  Onigiri Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? One of my book blogging buddies, Lola, reviewed this book here and I was so intrigued by the premise, I got hold of it. Crash Land on Kurai is the first book …

Tainted Blood, by Ferrel D. Moore

Genre:  Dark Fantasy Publisher:  White Cat Publications Published: 2011 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Tainted Blood by Ferrel D. Moore might be considered a horror by some, but I would place it firmly in the camp of Dark Fantasy, despite its high body count. …

Battle for Rome, by Ian James Ross

Genre: Alternate History (historical fantasy) Publisher: Overlook Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? Battle for Rome is the third book in the Twilight of Empire historical fantasy series, which takes place at the end of the Roman empire and focuses primarily on …

Dead Space, by Ben Templesmith

Genre: Horror Publisher: Titan Published: 2013 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book? Dead Space is a graphic novel with the emphasis on graphic. Not for the faint of heart this one. It revolves around the people on a distant planet who think they discovered a …

Sungrazer, by Jay Posey

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Angry Robot Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? I thoroughly enjoyed the first book, Outriders – see my review here–so when I saw this sequel pop up on the Netgalley dashboard, I immediately requested it. In a new Cold War …

Aliens: Labyrinth, by S. D. Perry

Genre:  Horror Publisher: Dark Horse Published:  1996 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  Michael D. Griffiths Have you read this book As some people might know, I am a big fan of the Alien series and concept. I used to read a lot of comics and graphic novels. I switched to mostly reading …

Borne, by Jeff VanderMeer

Genre: Publisher: Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating: 4 stars Reviewer: Have you read this book? I spotted this offering on Netgalley and really loved the sound of it, so requested it and was delighted to be approved, given that VanderMeer is a talented author with a gift for writing the disturbing–see …