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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Review of Audiobook Departure by A.G. Riddle

Review of Audiobook Departure by A.G. Riddle

In Departure, a group of plane crash survivors discover something very strange about the place they have landed. This novel has a very “LOST” feel to it (as in the TV series) with unexplained mysteries and a group of people banded together to solve them. I don’t want to give… Read more »

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Guest Post by Fonda Lee

Guest Post by Fonda Lee

Guest Post Fonda Lee Hands down the most enjoyable part of writing my debut young adult sci-fi novel Zeroboxer was envisioning, creating, and depicting the futuristic sport of zeroboxing. Zeroboxer is about a young man named Carr Luka who battles to make it to the top in the weightless combat… Read more »

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Review of A Sword Into Darkness

Review of A Sword Into Darkness

In this audiobook, a rich businessman named Gordon Lee has detected an alien ship approaching Earth from a nearby star. NASA believes it to only be a solar fragment ejected from the star, and thus refuses to entertain the idea of aliens. Gordon takes it upon himself to invent and… Read more »

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ZEROBOXER Trailer

ZEROBOXER Trailer

Trailer From Author Fonda Lee: This isn’t your usual book trailer. Instead, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite parts of writing Zeroboxer: envisioning and depicting the sport of zeroboxing. How would a combat sport work in the absence of gravity? Check out what these martial artists… Read more »

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Review of Trial by Fire by Charles Gannon

Review of Trial by Fire by Charles Gannon

In this second novel, the Earth is invaded and all of Earth’s defenses and plans are finally put to the test. I absolutely loved this novel. Everything that made the first one great is continued here. It was fun learning more and more about the alien races in the accord,… Read more »

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Review of The Klaatu Terminus by Pete Hautman

Review of The Klaatu Terminus by Pete Hautman

In this third and final novel of the series, Tucker and Lia continue their time-travelling adventure while being pursed by timesweeps, the Lambs, and Klaatu. There was much I liked about this novel…it was full of action, had a lot of character development (especially for Kosh and Lia), and it… Read more »

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Review of With Tide and Tempest by Kate Avery Ellison

Review of With Tide and Tempest by Kate Avery Ellison

In this third book, Aemi gets acquainted with life as a Graywater while the elite distrust her, some unknown group tries to assassinate her, Nautilus continues gaining power, and news reaches her that her surface friends may still be alive. This book has a lot going for it. Aemi finally… Read more »

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Review of The Find

Review of The Find

In the Find, Joel is a young man living on a farm. After a prank on his sister, his father punishes him for the summer by having him dig out manure. Eventually his father discovers a dinosaur buried in a field and enlists Joel and his brother’s help in digging… Read more »

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