Book Review: Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

Summary: In a ruined, nameless city of the future, a woman named Rachel, who makes her living as a scavenger, finds a creature she names “Borne” entangled in the fur of Mord, a gigantic, despotic bear. Mord once prowled the corridors of the biotech organization known as the Company, which lies at the outskirts of … Continue reading Book Review: Borne by Jeff VanderMeer

Books I Missed Getting to in 2020

Well, there were a ton of books I would have liked to get to in 2020 but failed to do so. Some of this is because I was concentrating on back list books more than new releases but also just time and at one point I was in and out of a slump...wow. I'm just … Continue reading Books I Missed Getting to in 2020

Book Review: Bonds of Brass by Emily Skrutskie

Summary: A young pilot risks everything to save his best friend--the man he trusts most and might even love--only to learn that he's secretly the heir to a brutal galactic empire. Ettian Nassun's life was shattered when the merciless Umber Empire invaded. He's spent seven years putting himself back together under its rule, joining an … Continue reading Book Review: Bonds of Brass by Emily Skrutskie

Book Review: Valor’s Choice by Tanya Huff #20BooksofSummer

Summary: In the distant future, humans and several other races have been granted membership in the Confederation - at a price. They must act as soldier/protectors of the far more civilized races who have long since turned away from war... — Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr was a battle-hardened professional. So when she and those in … Continue reading Book Review: Valor’s Choice by Tanya Huff #20BooksofSummer

Book Review: The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole

Summary: Trinity Jordan leads a quiet, normal life: working from home for the Hive, a multifunctional government research center, and recovering from the incident that sent her into a tailspin. But the life she’s trying to rebuild is plagued by mishaps when Li Wei, her neighbor’s super sexy and super strange nephew, moves in and … Continue reading Book Review: The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole

Book Review: Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker #20BooksofSummer

Summary: The baker's dozen stories gathered here (including a new, previously unpublished story) turn readers into travelers to the past, the future, and explorers of the weirder points of the present. The journey is the thing as Pinsker weaves music, memory, technology, history, mystery, love, loss, and even multiple selves on generation ships and cruise … Continue reading Book Review: Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker #20BooksofSummer

Discussion Post: Four Things I’d Like to See More of in SFF

Oh, it's a opinion time, yay! It's been a long time since I've done a discussion post and I don't think I've ever really officially titled one 'discussion' so maybe this is a first? Either way, discussion posts are part of my goal as a blogger this year, so here we go. I've talked at … Continue reading Discussion Post: Four Things I’d Like to See More of in SFF

Book Review: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Summary: Six years after a global pandemic wiped out most of the planet’s population, the survivors are rebuilding the country, split between self-governing cities, hippie communes and wasteland gangs. In post-apocalyptic San Francisco, former pop star Moira has created a new identity to finally escape her past—until her domineering father launches a sweeping public search … Continue reading Book Review: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. Six years after a global pandemic wiped out most of the planet’s population, the survivors are rebuilding the country, split between self-governing … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Book Review: Sabella or The Blood Stone by Tanith Lee

Summary: DRACULA? A mere figment of superstition, a thing that could not exist. SABELLA? A very real person, an enticing girl of flesh and warmth - who detested the sunlight, who required the blood of young men to feed upon, who was all that Dracula was said to be except never one of the "undead." … Continue reading Book Review: Sabella or The Blood Stone by Tanith Lee