Review Catch-up #2 - Speculative Fiction

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie Imperial Radch #1 Orbit 2013 Trade Paperback 384 pages Science Fiction; Space Opera; Science Fantasy

The last book I read in 2016 was easily one of the best. I had read a short review of this trilogy in the Review section of the Weekend Australian (the Review section is […]

Review: Santa Olivia

Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey Grand Central Publishing 2009 Trade Paperback 341 pages Fantasy; Post-Apocalyptic Fiction; Science Fiction

My summary here is a little long, because the premise and set-up is a tad complicated, but I haven’t really shared much more than the blurb itself does. I did want to explain the situation though, because […]

Review: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick Re-released as Blade Runner Del Ray 1982 movie tie-in edition (1968) Mass Market Paperback 216 pages Science Fiction; Post-Apocalyptic Fiction; Psychological Thriller

It’s hard to know where to start with this book. On the one hand, I want to say it was amazing and highly […]

Review: Battle Royale

Battle Royale by Koushan Takami VIZ Media 2003 Trade Paperback 624 pages Science Fiction: Post-apocalyptic/dystopian fiction

Wow. The movie was pretty full-on, the book perhaps more so (the book came first). I finished reading it last night and it’s still revolving around in my head.

The gist of the plot is this: in an alternate […]