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Year Zero
Okay, don't go by the nonsense on the front or back cover. Some idiot at the Publishing House tossed that on to sell more books. This is a decent enou ...more
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Jan 29, 2010
When an 80-something year old lady brings a bunch of books into my store, many of which catch my eye or are one I've read before, and points to this b ...more
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Sep 26, 2010
Crossover (Cassandra Kresnov, #1)
Hovering around a 3.5, I decided to round up for this one. Why? Because at its core, Shepard's first novel is brilliant. Drawing influences from all m ...more
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May 08, 2012
Ice Limit
First, let me say that I LOVE Preston-Child's Pendergast Series. Insanely so. And this book would have had a 4 star review... right up until those las ...more
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Nov 13, 2010
Stranger in a Strange Land
Okay, I don't care if you love this novel or hate it - it's an important book. While Heinlein's buddies Asimov and Clarke were still writing about rob ...more
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Jan 29, 2010
Ender's Game (The Ender Quintet, #1)
Yes, I know... it's taken me THIS long to read "Ender's Game." All my brothers love this book and have been harassing me to read it for years. Honestl ...more
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Apr 08, 2012
Slaughterbowl XIII and other stories
As with most short story collections, some tales are weaker than others. However in "Slaughterbowl XIII And Other Stories" by Christian Roberts, when ...more
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Dec 11, 2011
Godlike Machines
What a brilliant theme for an anthology of novellas! As Strahan explains in the introduction, this was all inspired by a book cover he had seen in his ...more
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Apr 18, 2012
Clean (Mindspace Investigations, #1)
Hughes presents us with a work of genre-crossing noir in the tradition of Jim Butcher - only better. Take out the down-on-his-luck Wizard in modern da ...more
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Dec 20, 2012
On Her Majesty's Occult Service (Laundry Files, #1-2)
Seriously... this book just earned itself a place in my TOP 5 FAVORITES. I can understand why many people might not care for it, since it meshes so ma ...more
May 06, 2010
Apr 20, 2010
Deep Storm
There are going to be some obvious comparisons between this book and Michael Crichton's Sphere. Well, I loved both, each for their own story. While bo ...more
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Feb 22, 2011
I'm beginning to love James Rollins. He merges the Adventure antics of Clive Cussler (minus the bromance) and the contemporary Sci-Fi Horror found in ...more
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Feb 19, 2011
The Age of Ra
I really wanted to love this book. Everything about it made me think that I should love it, but... I just didn't it. It wasn't "bad," per say, just "n ...more
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Apr 18, 2012
4POCALYPSE - Four Tales Of A Dark Future
I'll not speak of my own tale in this anthology, other than to say that I'm proud to see it featured along side the works of my three DRP cohorts. Whi ...more
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Mar 05, 2012
On a Pale Horse (Incarnations of Immortality, #1)
Oh, Piers Anthony... you're so insane. "On A Pale Horse" is an incredible novel, the 1st book in the "Incarnations Of Immortality" series. Some books ...more
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Jan 29, 2010
The Cthulhu Mythos Encyclopedia
For anyone who wishes to study Lovecraft's fiction, to further explore the Mythos, this book is essential. Not only does it list every god, monster, p ...more
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Dec 11, 2011
Blood Type: An Anthology of Vampire SF on the Cutting Edge
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Oct 08, 2013
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