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DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Pretoria, South Africa

I'm a bookseller, Star Wars fan writer, and I've been reviewing SFF books since 2008.

Twitter: @davesfandsfw

Oct 29, 2014

Days of the Dead Blog Tour – Guest Post: Gail Z Martin

By DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Hey everyone, Dave here! :-) It’s that time of the year again – Gail Z Martin, author of many novels -including those that make the Chronicles of the Necromancer, The Ascendant Kingdoms Saga,...

Jul 29, 2014

Blog-Tour and Guest Post: Zeus is Dead by Michael G. Munz (Booktrope Publishing)

By DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Hi everyone! This post is a day late, apologies for that! :-( We’ve been moving into our first house and we hardly have a kitchen, never mind an internet connection....

Jun 16, 2014

Spotlight: The Final Frontier (The Ovion Archives) by H.M. Irwing

By DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Hope you’ve all been enjoying a kickass Monday so far! :-) I know I have – slept late, had a filling breakfast, relaxing bath – you get the idea. ;-)...

Jun 10, 2014

Spotlight – The Circuit: Executor Rising by Rhett C. Bruno (Mundania Press)

By DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Morning! Back with another spotlight, this time bringing a debut SF novelto your attention! :-) It has been centuries since Earth was rendered a barren, volatile wasteland. With their homeworld...

Dec 11, 2013

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – Official Poster: All Hail Caesar!

By DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Hey everyone, 20th Century Fox have released a new poster for DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES in anticipation of the trailer, which will be released just hours from...

Nov 19, 2013

The Star Wars Expanded Universe: Your Where-To-Start Guide

By DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Hey everyone, hope you’re all well. I originally published this post over at The Fortress of Solitude (an awesome website run by some awesome people, and one of the most...

Sep 09, 2013

Spotlight: New Fiction from Stephen Zimmer

By DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

Hey Guys and Girls, I thought I’d focus your attention on two collections of Short Fiction from Stephen Zimmer, author of ‘The Rising Dawn Saga‘ and ‘The Fires in Eden...

Aug 20, 2013

Review: World War Z – An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks (Novel and Audiobook)

By DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

I’ve already reviewed the movie adaptation of World War Z over at my writing blog, so this review will focus on the novel by Max Brooks – the inspiration for...

Apr 14, 2013

Review: The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes

By DaveBrendon's Fantasy & SciFi Weblog

To be honest, I never expected to be the recipient of an ARC of The Shining Girls – considering what a big 2013 title this book is and will prove to be,...