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 …

Dracul, by Dacre Stoker and J. D. Barker

Genre: Horror Publisher: Putnam Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? Dacre Stoker is a real-life descendant of Bram Stoker, the great-grandnephew of the author who penned Dracula, the book the introduced us to Count Dracula, arguable one of the most famous horror icons …

Unicorn Precinct, by Keith R.A. DeCandido

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: eSpec Books Published: 2018 (2004) Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Fresh off my read of Dragon Precinct and eager for more Danthres and Torin adventures, I cracked open Unicorn Precinct. Like its predecessor, Unicorn Precinct was previously published and has …

Dragon Precinct, by Keith R.A. DeCandido

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: eSpec Books Published: 2018 (2004) Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Dragon Precinct was originally published in 2004. I’m glad to see a re-release and push of these fun stories. The blurb on DeCandido’s first original novel (he has written …

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 …

Resurrection America, by Jeff Gunhus

Genre:  Science Fiction Thriller Publisher:  Seven Guns Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? In a near and not too unlikely future, the middle east conflicts of today have continued to escalate until the fate of the United States is stake. Beset on …

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 …

The Hunger, by Alma Katsu

Genre:  Alternate History Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? I want to further slice the genre here. I regard alternate history as a sub-genre of speculative fiction. An example might be stories where Germany won World War II. The …

Fallenwood, by Leslie Soule

Genre: Fantasy Publisher:  Melange Books Published: 2011 Reviewer Rating:  () Reviewer: David L. Felts Have you read this book? I’ve always enjoyed stories about people crossing over into some sort of magical realm. The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant, Chronicles of Narnia, Eye of the Storm, Silverlock… just to name a few …

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 …

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

This is kinda-sorta a review, but also kinda-sorta not, so I’m posting Dave’s Corner editorial-style. I recently saw Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and, while I enjoyed the movie, I think it has some flaws that left me wondering at all the lavish praise being heaped up on it. First off, …

War World, by Rod C. Spence

Genre:  Science Fantasy Publisher:  Gallant Press Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? I like science fiction and fantasy, so finding an offering that combines both is always fun. Think Moorcock’s Hawkmoon series, Herbert’s Dune, Eye of the Storm, King’s Black Tower stuff, or …

The Progress of Mankind, by Raymund Eich

Genre:  Science Fiction Publisher:  CV-2 Books Published: 2018 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? It’s the 22nd century and humanity has developed wormhole technology, using the wormholes as gateways to colony worlds. And, after a rough 21st century, these colony worlds are rapidly becoming dumping grounds …

Tarot of Hate, by Antonio Simon, Jr.

Genre:  Horror Publisher:  Darkwater Syndicate Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer:  David L. Felts Have you read this book? In Tarot of Hate, Antonio Simon, Jr., serves up a tasty smörgåsbord of eight horror tales, spanning sub-genres from the surreal to the too-real. Table of Contents Dogfaced Eve – a man trapped …