science fiction

The Way of Sorrows by Jon Steele: Book Review & Giveaway

Cross Cultural
The Way of Sorrows

When the publisher sent me an email about The Watchers, Book #1 of the Angelus Trilogy by award-winning journalist and author Jon Steele, I wasn’t sure what to do because I don’t normally review novels about angels. When I read the concept, however, I sensed that this trilogy was going to be very different. I […]

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A Bonanza of Dystopian, Sci-Fi, Supernatural & Steampunk Book Reviews


I read like a fiend on my Kindle at night while working on the beach house renovation. Today’s book reviews are just the tip of the iceberg. When I ran out of books I’d agreed to read for publishers and authors, I went scrounging around online for books by authors whose work I love but […]

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Apex by Ramez Naam: Can Tech Connected to Human Minds Lead To Peace?


Often I don’t review the last book in a trilogy because it’s always so hard to figure out where to draw the line, especially knowing that some of you haven’t read the first two books. I’m making an exception for Apex, Book #3 in the Nexus trilogy by award-winning author Ramez Naam, because this is […]

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Unseemly Science by Rod Duncan: More Danger in the Gas-Lit Empire

Fantasy & Supernatural
Unseemly Science

Even if I hadn’t loved The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter, Book #1 in The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire series by Rod Duncan, I would have fallen for the book cover for Unseemly Science. I love clever art work that seems straight forward at first glance but that suddenly causes me to do a double take […]

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The Gemini Effect by Chuck Grossart: Can We Survive Science Gone Mad?

Fantasy & Supernatural
The Gemini Effect

Chuck Grossart has brought all of his expertise as a strike planner and strategic analyst for the U.S. Air Force to the table with The Gemini Effect (previously published as The Mengele Effect). Amazon named it the 2014 Breakthrough Novel in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. I had to keep remembering to breathe when I […]

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The Memory Painter by Gwendolyn Womack: Book Review & Giveaway

The Memory Painter

You’ve probably figured out by now that I’m a bit of a sucker for novels about creative people, so it’s not a surprise that I was drawn to The Memory Painter by Gwendolyn Womack. But the “painter” part wasn’t the only thing that drew me to it. Just when I think every possible kind of […]

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