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: The Mad Scientist's Daughter

The Mad Scientist’s Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke Angry Robot 2013 Trade Paperback 391 pages Speculative Fiction; Science Fiction

I was looking forward to reading this novel, described as “A tale of love, loss and robots”, and wasn’t really sure, when I started, just what kind of book it is. If we want to […]

Review: The Girl With All the Gifts

The Girl with all the Gifts by MR Carey Orbit 2014 Large Format Paperback 403 pages Speculative Fiction; Apocalyptic Fiction; Horror; Science Fiction

Ten year old Melanie is a very special girl. Her life follows a specific and unchanging routine, and it is the only world she knows. In the morning, they come into […]

Book Excerpt: Eternal Night by Jade Kerrion

I’m very excited to welcome science fiction-fantasy author Jade Kerrion back to my blog today. She has a new book out and it sounds like an awesome paranormal blend. To celebrate the release of Eternal Night, I have an excerpt to share with you – read on for a taste!

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“What makes Kerrion’s […]

Review: Dark Horizons

Doctor Who: Dark Horizons by Jenny T Colgan BBC Books 2013 (2012) Trade Paperback 307 pages Science Fiction; Time Travel

Based on the character of the 11th Doctor as played by Matt Smith, Jenny T Colgan has brought the Time Lord to life in this well-written, authentic and tightly-paced historical science fiction story.

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Review: Alien Proliferation

Alien Proliferation by Gini Koch Kitty Katt #4 Daw 2011 Mass Market Paperback 458 pages Science Fiction

This fourth instalment in the Kitty Katt series delivers just as much action as the previous books, proving that a newborn can’t slow Kitty down. Fighting another grand mastermind design full of red herrings and unknown enemies, […]

Review: Alien in the Family

Alien in the Family by Gini Koch Katherine “Kitty” Katt #3 Daw 2011 Mass Market Paperback 457 pages Science Fiction; Romance

Six months after accepting sexy alien Jeff Martini’s marriage proposal, Kitty and the other Alpha-Centauri’s (A-C’s) learn that a beacon has been triggered, alerting the A-C home world of the impending marriage. Why […]

Review: Alien Tango

Alien Tango by Gini Koch Kitty Katt #2 Daw 2010 Mass Market Paperback 428 pages Science Fiction; Romance

It’s been five months since Katharine “Kitty” Katt’s fast and crazy introduction to the reality of aliens on Earth, five months of being Commander of Airborne in Centaurion Division and enjoying explosive sex with her gorgeous […]