science fiction

The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter by Rod Duncan: Steampunk and Luddites

Crime Story
The Bullet Catcher's Daughter

Rod Duncan is probably best known for his crime novels so when he decided to write a steampunk novel, it’s only natural that it became a mystery as well. The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter is Book #1 in his new duology titled The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire. Are you familiar with the Luddites? What if […]

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The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness: All Souls Trilogy Book #3 Review

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The Book of Life

I love finding a great author like Deborah Harkness and I love even more finding a great series, like the All Souls Trilogy. The Book of Life is the third novel in this wonderful series. The only consolation to my knowing it’s the last book is the fervent hope that Ms. Harkness will begin writing […]

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Archetype by M.D. Waters: Book Review & Giveaway

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Archetype

Archetype by M.D. Waters is Book #1 of a genre-bending duology. Normally we try to review a novel as close to its publication date as possible; however, we’re making an exception in this case. Archetype has just been released in trade paperback form to herald the coming of Book #2, Prototype, later this month. This […]

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The Buried Life by Carrie Patel: Dystopian Mystery Review & Giveaway

Crime Story
The Buried Life

2015 Update: We initially reviewed The Buried Life in Spring 2014. This is a modified version of that original review – because – the publisher offered us a copy of it for an International Giveaway to celebrate the novel being released in paperback form. Whoot! How could we resist sharing this with you? Original Review: […]

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Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon: Outlander Continues

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Written in My Own Heat's Blood

I began reading the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon in the 90’s and am a huge fan of this series. When I looked through my past reviews, I was surprised that I hadn’t reviewed any of her novels here. I suspect I didn’t because we’re so deep into the series by now. When I saw […]

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Robogenesis by Daniel H. Wilson: The Sequel to Robopocalypse Is Here

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Robogenesis

Reading a novel about robots written by someone with a Ph.D. in robotics takes that aspect of the novel to a whole new level. That was my feeling when I picked up Robopocalypse, Book #1 in this series, and I was not disappointed. Little did I know that it would become a blockbuster hit in […]

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