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Breach Zone (Shadow Ops, #3)
4.01
it was amazing
When I reviewed Myke Cole’s first Shadow Ops book, Control Point, back in 2012 I found that the book had a great premise, a fascinating world and thri ...more
Dec 11, 2013
Dec 16, 2013
 
The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year, Volume 6
3.89
The Case of Death and Honey (Neil Gaiman): Awesome. I'm predisposed to like anything by Gaiman but no surprise there and my renewed interest in Sherlo ...more
not set
Mar 26, 2012
 
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1)
3.78
liked it
I had planned on finishing Open Your Eyes first but I mentioned that I had The Strain to a friend and was immediately guilted into reading this first ...more
May 06, 2009
Sep 23, 2009
 
Rot & Ruin (Rot & Ruin, #1)
4.10
really liked it
At first glance it might be easy to peg Jonathan Maberry's Rot & Ruin as just another zombie. However, doing so does this teen-centric title a hug ...more
not set
Aug 30, 2011
 
Dauntless (The Lost Fleet, #1)
3.94
really liked it
Audible Frontiers has so far done a bang up job of producing accessible and quality productions of recent and classic science fiction and fantasy work ...more
Jan 05, 2011
Nov 12, 2010
 
Shadow Raiders: Book 1 of the Dragon Brigade
3.97
really liked it
Margaret Weis and Robert Krammes’ Shadow Raiders, the first book in the new Dragon Brigadeseries, is a book that I am simultaneously excited about and ...more
Jul 23, 2012
Jun 26, 2012
 
The Lucid Dreaming
3.86
really liked it
Lisa Morton’s The Lucid Dreaming won the 2009 Stoker Award for Best Long Fiction and is still available from Horror Mall in a signed/numbered limited ...more
Oct 23, 2010
Aug 30, 2010
 
Nemesis Games (The Expanse #5)
4.37
it was amazing
The Exapnse series is back once again and, as has been the case so far, is once again an excellent and exciting dose of science fiction adventure. Whe ...more
Jun 11, 2015
Oct 15, 2014
 
Jhereg (Vlad Taltos, #1)
4.15
really liked it
The first of the Vlad Taltos novels, Jhereg, by Steven Brust has been on my “to-read” list for the better part of a decade and a half. Back in August, ...more
Aug 29, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
 
Ice Forged (Ascendant Kingdoms, #1)
3.72
really liked it
I snagged Ice Forged by Gail Z. Martin when it was a Kindle daily deal and decided it would a be good time to try out Amazon’s Whispersync Voice. Ice ...more
Dec 12, 2013
Nov 14, 2013
 
Yesterday's Gone: Season One
3.82
it was ok
The internet, in all it’s messy democratic glory, has opened up the door for not only the exploration of new formats of storytelling but also to once ...more
Jan 11, 2014
Jan 02, 2014
 
A Dance At The Slaughterhouse (Matthew Scudder, #9)
4.17
really liked it
First Line: Midway into the fifth round the kid in the blue trunks rocked his opponent with a solid left to the jaw.

A Dance At the Slaughterhouse is t
...more
Mar 20, 2010
Mar 16, 2010
 
Batman and Robin, Volume 1: Born to Kill
4.16
it was amazing
One thing the New 52 definitely got right were the Batman titles. I’ve already professed my love for Scott Snyder’s Batman and the same definitely goe ...more
Aug 24, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
 
Twelve (The Danilov Quintet, #1)
3.49
really liked it
Jasper Kent’s Twelve represents yet another of my “I-hate-the-UK-for-making-me-import-books” purchases since thet title, as far as I know, lacks a U.S ...more
Mar 25, 2009
Mar 11, 2009
 
The Lees of Laughter's End (The Tales of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach, #3)
3.87
really liked it
The Lees of Laughter’s End is the third novella to star the necromantic duo of Bauchelain and Korbal Broach, as well as there hapless (and luckless) m ...more
Jul 14, 2009
Sep 23, 2009
 
Voice of Mars (Starship's Mage #3)
4.29
really liked it
I haven't seen a lot of buzz about Glynn Stewart but his bizarre blend of military sci-fi and fantasy is damned entertaining. The audio adaptations of ...more
May 19, 2017
May 19, 2017
 
What the Hell Did I Just Read (John Dies at the End #3)
4.31
really liked it
It's hard to capture the magic of the original but What the Hell Did I Just Read is another excellent entry to Wong's JDatE series. The weird, absurd, ...more
Oct 16, 2017
Oct 06, 2017
 
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass, #1)
4.23
really liked it
The short of it is I really enjoyed this book. My thoughts on this and Crown of Midnight can be found on my blog here.
Nov 05, 2013
Dec 30, 2013
 
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, #2)
4.49
it was amazing
The short of it is I really enjoyed this book. My thoughts on this and Throne of Glass can be found on my blog here.
Dec 17, 2013
Dec 30, 2013
 
Steal Across the Sky
3.44
really liked it
Full review at my blog.

A true “what-if” tale Steal Across the Sky introduces a mysterious alien race that commited a great crime against humanity some
...more
not set
Feb 27, 2009
 
The Stormcaller (Twilight Reign, #1)
3.68
really liked it
Full review at my blog.

Tom Lloyd’s Stormcaller, the first book in the Twilight Reign series first saw publication in the U.K. in March….of 2006. If my
...more
not set
Feb 27, 2009
 
War Machine (Combat-K #1)
3.68
liked it
This is the high octane summer blockbuster action movie version of sci-fi. Aliens, Total Recall, Commando, and Predator all rolled up into one well-pa ...more
not set
Feb 27, 2009
 
The January Dancer  (Spiral Arm #1)
3.45
really liked it
not set
Feb 27, 2009
 
Offworld (Dangerous Times, #1)
3.58
liked it
I had never heard of Robin Parish prior to reading the review blurb for Offworld in Publisher’s Weekly. The idea behind the novel, the first astronaut ...more
Aug 25, 2009
Sep 23, 2009
 
Towers of Midnight (Wheel of Time, #13)
4.42
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Reading The Towers of Midnight, the 13th and penultimate volume of The Wheel of Time, one thing becomes glaringly obvious: the final ...more
Nov 04, 2010
Nov 09, 2010
 
Plague of Spells (Forgotten Realms: Abolethic Sovereignty, #1)
3.74
liked it
Plague of Spells is not a work without flaws and, for me at least, oscillated between frustrating and genuinely enthralling. The novel opens with the ...more
Apr 27, 2009
Sep 23, 2009
 
The Island (Tales of Noreela, #5)
3.51
really liked it
Tim Lebbon’s Noreela books, starting with 2006’s Dusk, are books that have always caught my eye but I somehow never managed to find the time to read. ...more
Aug 12, 2009
Sep 23, 2009
 
The Human Disguise
3.17
liked it
The jacket discription of O’Neal’s debut novel The Human Disguise reads like it is supposed to be a post-apocalyptic noir story. It had me really exci ...more
Jun 03, 2009
Sep 23, 2009
 
We Stand On Guard
3.65
liked it
Wonderful art, cool story, but could have used a bit more room to breathe.
May 19, 2017
May 11, 2017
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.91
it was amazing
In my continuing exploration of several Steampunk titles this month my signed ARC from BEA of Westerfeld’s Leviathan marks my first and only foray int ...more
Sep 17, 2009
Sep 23, 2009
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