Avengers of the Moon by, Allen Steele

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee I saw the wonderful retro cover on Netgalley and couldn’t resist, particularly as I have read and enjoyed the first four books in the Coyote series – see my review of Spindrift. It was an age of miracles. …

The Innsmouth Legacy, by Ruthanna Emrys

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Published: 2017 Reviewer Rating:  Reviewer: SJ Higbee Have you read this book? After attacking Devil’s Reef in 1928, the U.S. Government rounded up the people of Innsmouth and took them to the desert, far from their ocean, their Deep One ancestors, and their sleeping god Cthulhu. …

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 …

A Natural History of Dragons, by Marie Brennon

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Books Published: 2014 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? Regular visitors to my blog will recall my attendance at Bristolcon this year, where I had one of the best evenings of my life, talking books with similarly passionate readers. One …

A Darker Shade of Magic, by V.E. Schwab

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Books Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? This is another book that’s been tucked away in my TBR pile for far too long — so I gave myself a treat and dusted it off for a train journey …

The End of All Things, by John Scalzi

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2015 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? The End of All Things, by John Scalzi, is the sixth book set in his Old Man’s War universe, following The Human Division. Both The Human Division and The End …

Necessity, by Jo Walton

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by SJ Higbee Have you read this book? This is the final book in this remarkable trilogy. Given the scope and ambition of these books — to explore Plato’s thoughts on what makes an ideal society in his book, …

I Am Legend, by Richard Matheson

Genre: Horror Publisher: Tor Published: 1954 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Jeff Edwards Have you read this book? By night, Robert Neville barricades himself in his home, drinking whiskey and turning up the music to drown out the sound of vampires calling to him from outside. By day, Neville checks …

Hominids, by Robert J. Sawyer

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? I bought Sawyer’s Hominids because it won the Hugo award for best novel. I was even ordered it through SFReader, earning Dave a whopping 33 cents for his continued efforts …

Charisma, by Steven Barnes

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lynn Nicole Louis Have you read this book? Steven Barnes has been around a while, having penned some collaborations with Larry Niven in 1981 and 1982, with Stretlethal, his first solo out (at least according to his web …

Hades’ Daughter, by Sara Douglass

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Published: 2002 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Bluejack Have you read this book? Welcome to The Troy Game, the latest major project by the prolific Australian Sara Douglass. This immense volume (or, as this kind of thing is sometimes called, ‘word cube’) is the first of …

The Stone War, by Madeleine E. Robins

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Published: 2000 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Lisa DuMond Have you read this book? Perhaps it started with Alas, Babylon or On The Beach, but some of us can’t get enough of post-apocalyptic fiction. Or dystopias, for that matter. It may be a morbid fascination, but …

The Moon’s Shadow, by Catherine Asaro

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 2003 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Kate Savage Have you read this book? Catherine Asaro’s latest novel, The Moon’s Shadow, reads like a historical thriller that just happens to occur in the distant future (2277). It is the latest installment in Asaro’s Skolian Empire …

A Stir of Echoes, by Richard Matheson

Genre: Paranormal Publisher: Tor Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Ray Wallace Have you read this book? OVERVIEW: The Gauntlet Press’s re-release of the classic Richard Matheson novel also includes Mr. Matheson’s original screenplay adaptation of the book. DETAILS: In A Stir of Echoes we are presented with a perfectly …

Darwinia, by Robert Charles Wilson

Genre: Alternate History Publisher: Tor Published: 1998 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Aaron M. Renn Have you read this book? It’s almost a truism that expectations play a huge role in how we judge a book. I actively dislike the alternate history subgenre so was prepared to hate Darwinia. As …

The Face of Apollo, by Fred Saberhagen

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Published: 1998 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Aaron M. Renn Have you read this book? In the movie Heathers, Veronica Sawyer’s father asks, “God damn, won’t somebody tell me why I read these spy novels?” to which she replies, “Because you’re an idiot.” I feel the …

Bios, by Robert Charles Wilson

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Aaron M. Renn Have you read this book? I greatly enjoyed last year’s Hugo nominee Darwinia, so was eagerly awaiting the latest novel from Wilson. Unfortunately, Bios disappoints. Wilson really only had one good idea in this book, …

She is the Darkness, by Glen Cook

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Tor Published: 1998 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Fraser Ronald Have you read this book? She Is The Darkness is the second book of “Glittering Stone”, the tail-end of Glen Cook’s “Black Company” series. This novel is followed by Water Sleeps and Soldiers Live. The Black Company …

The Fortunate Fall, by Raphael Carter

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Tor Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Richard R. Horton Reader Rating This is really, really, good. Set in the 23rd century, the Russian narrator (Maya, making at least three major SF novels this year to feature a major character named Maya (also Holy Fire and …