Reviews

Sci-fi Series Review: Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky

I read Adrian Tchaikovsky’s Children of Time before I started blogging, and it played a huge role in getting me to reconsider my generally negative stance on hard sci-fi. It’s absolutely tremendous work. Ever since, I’ve been looking for an opportunity to get to the sequel, Children of Ruin. And, now that I have, I’ll… Continue reading Sci-fi Series Review: Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky

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Essay Collection Review: Appropriately Aggressive by Krista D. Ball

I tend not to read many non-fiction books. Without an overarching narrative to sustain me (or a consistent reading time, like with my lunch-break short stories), I’ll read a chapter, find it interesting, and then set down the book to be forgotten for weeks. Essays are no problem—I’ll see those linked somewhere online, read them… Continue reading Essay Collection Review: Appropriately Aggressive by Krista D. Ball

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Sci-fi/Fantasy Novella Review: Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky

This review is based on an eARC (Advance Reading Copy) provided by the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Ogres will be released March 15, 2022.  Adrian Tchaikovsky has only come to my attention in the last couple of years, but he’s quickly becoming a must-read author. After loving a pair of… Continue reading Sci-fi/Fantasy Novella Review: Ogres by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Year in Review · Top Lists

Sci-fi/Fantasy Works I Rated 19 or 20 in 2021.

I’ve had a great reading year, and there have been plenty of works of sci-fi/fantasy that I’ve rated at five stars (17+ on my 20-point scale). But it takes something truly special–something that’s worthy of my all-time favorites list–to register a score of 19 or 20. So let me share my absolute favorites of the… Continue reading Sci-fi/Fantasy Works I Rated 19 or 20 in 2021.