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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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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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