Review of Dark Space

Review of Dark Space

In Dark Space, humanity has been driven from its worlds by an enemy called the Slythians. They run to Dark Space, a place accessible only by a special gate, and previously reserved for criminals. Ethan is a smuggler who owes a debt to a crime boss. In order to repay… Read more »

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Review of Crashing Heaven

Review of Crashing Heaven

Crashing Heaven is kind of a future sci fi dystopia in which humanity lives solely in a space station after Earth is decimated. The station is ruled over by the Pantheon, AIs who exist in the virtual reality overlay called the Weave. Also out there are other AIs called the Totality.  Jack… Read more »

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Interview with Rival Gates

Interview with Rival Gates

Interview with Rival Gates Can you talk a little about what the book is about? This is the 3rd book in the Sapphire Chronicles series, the maniacal Lord Mandrean was nearly killed in book 2 by Linvin Grithinshield and he wants his revenge. Destroying Linvin will not only bolster his… Read more »

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Review of The Benders by Katie French

Review of The Benders by Katie French

In The Benders, Riley and Clay end up being prisoners again, albeit separated this time. Riley ends up as a slave in a camp run by a deranged bullet maker who runs his estate like a medieval castle. Meanwhile, Clay and Ethan are held prisoner by Nessa in an army compound. Both… Read more »

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Review of Tabula Rasa

Review of Tabula Rasa

In Tabula Rasa, a young girl named Sarah is in a hospital with no memory of her past and being subjected to various experiments. Shortly after the book opens, soldiers storm the hospital and try to kill Sarah. From there, she spends the novel trying to stay alive, learning more… Read more »

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Review of The Freeze

Review of The Freeze

In The Freeze, a young girl named Andrea lives underground with a makeshift community after the weather above turned into a never-ending winter. Feeling somewhat useless and stir-crazy, she disguises herself as a boy and slips into a surface scavenging party. She quickly falls behind and loses the group. Unable… Read more »

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Review of Fight for Valor (Shadows of Valor)

Review of Fight for Valor (Shadows of Valor)

In Fight for Valor, Edwin fights to regain his memories and save Veracka from the Regent Council who would usurp the princess’ power for their own gains. The thing about this book, and about the whole series, is it is just fun to read. The bad thing about this book… Read more »

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Review of The Dig

Review of The Dig

In The Dig, a young man named Matthew Turner has a unique gift and ability to be able to read imprints (memories) left on inanimate objects. He is called to read a man-made artifact from millions ago. The readings reveal an ancient, advanced culture fleeing their home before an asteroid… Read more »

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Review of Brotherband Slaves of Socorro

Review of Brotherband Slaves of Socorro

In Slaves of Socorro, the Heron crew are sent to spend a year helping patrol Araluen. While there, a renegade Skanadian captures from Araluens and sells them as slaves. Hal and his shipmates must infiltrate the slave market and free the Araluens. This series really continues to impress me. There… Read more »

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Review of The Biomass Revolution

Review of The Biomass Revolution

The Biomass Revolution is a post-apocalyptic tale of a society living after a world-wide nuclear war. This society’s government uses a brutal military to oppress its citizens and keep out all outsiders, including those who need help. Living in all of this is a state worked named Spurious who soon… Read more »

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The Occassional Diamond Thief Tour

The Occassional Diamond Thief Tour

Interview with J.A. McLachlan Hello, I’m J. A. McLachlan, the author of The Occasional Diamond Thief. I’m so pleased to be meeting you, and I’d like to thank Michael for having me here on Michael SciFan today. This blog tour is part of my online launch of The Occasional Diamond… Read more »

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Review of Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Review of Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Cinder is a futuristic tale (borrowing some elements from Cinderella) in which a young mechanic girl (part cyborg) catches the eyes of a prince. She is invited to a ball with him but her stepmother and sister make that difficult. Meanwhile a plague sweeps the nation and the Lunar colonies… Read more »

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