Mini Review: Plannetside by Michael Mammay

First off... I was looking for another good distraction/ an easy escape and I saw reviews by Petrik and David of Plannetside. Can't go wrong with their recs! Planetside tells the story of Colonel Butler who is pulled out of semi-retirement (with an offer he can't refuse) to investigate the disappearance the son of a high-ranking government official. He... Continue Reading →

Fid’s Crusade by David H. Reiss

Rage, grief and guilt have fueled Doctor Fid's endless quest to punish the unworthy and he has left a long trail of blood and misery in his wake. For more than two decades, the sight of the villain's powered armor has struck fear into the hearts of hero and civilian alike! But when a personal... Continue Reading →

A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

I read and enjoyed Chen's debut novel Here and Now and Then. It's a fast-paced and emotional read that took a very science-light take on time travel. In A Beginning at the End he writes about a post-apocalyptic world decimated by a terrible influenza epidemic that has killed almost 3/4 of the world's people. Now... Continue Reading →

The God Game by Danny Tobey

"Trust the lord!" A crypto-thriller, a rogue AI, a morality test? What is The God Game? A simple text-based chatbot/game is found by one of a group of high school friends in Austin, Tx. The crew call themselves the Vindicators, a group of outcasts who hang out in the computer room at lunch. They do... Continue Reading →

Blood Tally by Brian McClellan

Alek Fitz is back... it's a couple months after the events of Uncanny Collateral and Ada has another job for her favorite reaper. A thrall has run away from his vampire master. (A thrall is a human who signs a contract of servitude in exchange for eventually turning into a vampire and with it immortality.)... Continue Reading →

Sabbath by Nick Mamatas

My parents lived for a time in Argentina and when they moved down there I went with them for a couple weeks. When we got there my father went to work and my mom and I would look for houses to rent. One afternoon we decided to go see a movie, which was not a... Continue Reading →

Our War by Craig DiLouie

Our War is a book that I sought out after reading and reviewing DiLouie's One of Us. I was drawn into this book as quickly as his last one. Premise: Two siblings are are different sides of an American civil war. After 10-year-old Hannah witnesses her mother's death from a sniper's bullet, she is taken... Continue Reading →

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