Posts Categorized: 3.5 stars

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Review: Satan's Reach by Eric Brown

October 28, 2013 3.5 stars, Book Review 1 ★★★½

Satan’s Reach is the second volume in the Weird Space series, a fast-paced action-adventure that pits humanity against the unimaginable Terror from Beyond. A thrilling Space Opera series created by master SF author Eric Brown. Telepath Den Harper did the dirty work for the authoritarian Expansion, reading the minds of… Read more »

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Review: Scorched by Mari Mancusi

September 6, 2013 3.5 stars, Book Review 12 ★★★½

Trinity Don’t leave me here… It starts with a whisper. At first Trinity thinks she’s going crazy. It wouldn’t be a big surprise—her grandpa firmly believes there’s a genuine dragon egg in their dusty little West Texas town. But this voice is real, and it’s begging for her protection. Even… Read more »

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Review: Slayers by C.J. Hill

September 3, 2013 3.5 stars, Book Review 8 ★★★

Dragons exist. They’re ferocious. And they’re smart: Before they were killed off by slayer-knights, they rendered a select group of eggs dormant, so their offspring would survive. Only a handful of people know about this, let alone believe it – these “Slayers” are descended from the original knights, and are… Read more »

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Review: Kill City Blues by Richard Kadrey

August 14, 2013 3.5 stars, Book Review 13 ★★★½

Bestselling author Richard Kadrey continues his acclaimed Sandman Slim series with this high-octane fifth adventure that takes Stark into a dark and dangerous mirrorworld of LA “The perfect escapist storyline . . . side-splittingly funny. . . . Gruesome slapstick mixed with down-and-dirty Hammett-esque mayhem and double-dealing. . . …. Read more »

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Review: Contaminated by Em Garner

August 1, 2013 3.5 stars, Book Review 19

After the Contamination—an epidemic caused by the super-trendy diet drink ThinPro that turned ordinary citizens into violent, uncontrollable creatures—the government rounded up the “Connies” to protect the remaining population. Now, two years later, the rehabilitated are being allowed home, complete with shock collars that will either control, or kill, them…. Read more »

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