The Sister Paradox, by Jack Cambell

Genre: YA Fantasy Publisher: eSpec Books Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: David L. Felts Sixteen year old Liam is an only child… at least until his 14 year-old sister Kari shows up, sporting an outfit that looks as though she just stepped out of a Dungeons and Dragons campaign, complete with sword. And …

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 …

The Vanishing Throne, by Elizabeth May

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Chronicle Books Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? I encountered the first book, The Falconer, at the beginning of the year and loved the intense, brutal writing style of this YA genre mash-up, so was delighted when this offering became …

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, …

Graveyard Shift, by Casey Daniels

Genre: Dark Fantasy Publisher: Signet Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Pepper Martin, now Community Relations Director of Garden View Cemetery, is contacted by the ghost of Eliot Ness, one of Cleveland’s most famous dearly departed. According to Ness, the ashes scattered at the …

Glitter, by Aprilynne Pike

Genre: Science Fiction Dystopia Publisher: Signet Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Glitter, by Aprilynne Pike, is a tough one to classify, so I settled on dystopian science fiction. That’s because the world of Glitter is a pretty crappy world, and one I don’t …

The Immortal Throne by Stella Gemmell

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Signet Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? The Immortal Throne, by Stella Gemmell, is the follow up to The City. For those not in the know, Stella Gemmell is the wife of fantasy novelist David Gemmell, who unfortunately passed …

Winter Halo, by Keri Arthur

Genre: Apocalyptic Fantasy Publisher: Signet Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Winter Halo, by Keri Author, is the follow-up to City of Light, and I might feel differently about Winter Halo had I read the first book. I was never able to …

King of Thorns, by Mark Lawrence

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Joshua Palmatier Have you read this book? This is the second book in Mark Lawrence’s “The Broken Empire” series. I generally like post-apocalyptic novels, but this series is much darker than most, on the verge …

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 …

Post, by Brenda Cooper

Genre: YA Science Fiction Apocalyptic Publisher: eBooks Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. felts Have you read this book? Post, by Brenda Cooper, follows the adventures of Sage, a teenage girl raised in the isolated confines of the Oregon Botanical Gardens after the collapse of society due …

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 …

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, …