Jul 27, 2014

Sci-Fi Review: Jani and the Greater Game by Eric Brown

By Beauty in Ruins

Although a bit silly at times, with some lazy plot points that border on embarrassing, Jani and the Greater Game was a fun read that left me wanting to read...

Jul 21, 2014

Sci-Fi Review - Levels: The Host by Peter Emshwiller

By Beauty in Ruins

As hard as it is to believe that it's been 25 years since Peter Emshwiller's cyberpunk classic first hit shelves, it's even harder to accept that it's been out of...

Jul 19, 2014

Review: The Apex Book of World SF (Volume 3) edited by Lavie Tidhar

By Beauty in Ruins

As we pass the halfway mark of the year, we find the first of the new 'best of' anthologies flooding the market. Currently I have 4 monster tomes that I've...

Jun 11, 2014

Book Review: The Eternity Brigade

By No Wasted Ink

The Eternity Brigade is a fast read with a chilling concept at its core. Give The Eternity Brigade a read. I believe it should be on the must-read list of science fiction aficionados.

May 27, 2014

Horror Review: The Best Horror of the Year, Volume Six edited by Ellen Datlow

By Beauty in Ruins

When it comes to the annual 'Best of' anthologies, Jonathan Strahan may be the editorial King (especially in recent years) of sci-fi and fantasy, but Ellen Datlow is the undisputed (and...

Jan 23, 2014

Dark Fantasy Review: Maze by J.M. McDermott

By Beauty in Ruins

Normally, I would be cautious . . . hesitant, even . . . about any book described as a weird/dark fantasy novel. It just sounds either artistic or pretentious, conjuring...

Oct 08, 2013

Georg Freese Explores the Vampire Coven with Viviana (#bookreview)

By Beauty in Ruins

Once again we're bringing some horror to the ruins, with another entry in our Halloween Read-tacular. Lock the doors, close the curtains, turn on all the lights . . ....

Sep 18, 2013

Comic Reviews: ‘A Spark Remains #3′

By Roqoo Depot

Dark Times: A Spark Remains #3 cranks up the action with a massive lightsaber brawl. With all the destruction that’s unleashed, this is an issue Dark Times fans will definitely...

Sep 17, 2013

ARC Book Review: Cold Blooded (Jessica McClain #3) by Amanda Carlson

By Booked & Loaded

Cold Blooded by Amanda Carlson Series: Jessica McClain #3 Published by Hatchette Book Group on October 8, 2013 Genres: Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy Source: Received from Author Buy the Book...

Sep 12, 2013

Weathering the CassaStorm with Alex J. Cavanaugh

By Beauty in Ruins

Alex J. Cavanaugh's previous novels, CassaStar and CassaFire, have been compared to the militaristic sci-fi novels of Heinlein - and with good reason. There is definitely a 'pulp' feel to...