Big Review Roundup!

Just to remind people that I still review books for a variety of fine publications, both print and online.  I realized I’ve been horribly lax in posting updates, so here’s a massive round-up of reviews from the past few months. … Continue reading

The Lost Fleet #6: Victorious, by Jack Campbell (Ace, 2010)

After long months and great hardship, Captain John “Black Jack” Geary has accomplished the impossible: he’s brought the Alliance fleet home. The fleet’s suffered great losses in its desperate, prolonged escape from the heart of Syndic space, but under Geary’s … Continue reading

Divine Misfortune, by A. Lee Martinez (Orbit, 2010)

Welcome to a world where the gods are alive and well and dealing with humanity on their own terms. Everyone’s got a personal god, who takes care of them according to the level of faith involved and sacrifices offered. Want … Continue reading

New Realms of Fantasy / New Reviews Online

In the newest issue of Realms of Fantasy, cover-dated October 2010, I look at the following books: The Boneshaker, by Kate Milford Passing Strange, by Daniel Waters Perchance to Dream, by Lisa Mantchev The Mermaid’s Mirror, by … Continue reading

City of Souls and Cheat the Grave, by Vicki Pettersson (Eos, 2009/2010)

The secret war between the Zodiac troops of Shadow and Light continues unabated, with Las Vegas as both battlefield and prize. As always, stuck right in the middle is Joanna Archer, whose uniquely mixed heritage casts her as a prophesied … Continue reading

The Good, The Bad, And The Uncanny, by Simon R. Green (Ace, 2010)

Things never slow down in the Nightside, the secret black heart of London where it’s always the darkest part of the night and the shadows have teeth. And as always, where there’s trouble, there’s John Taylor, private detective and all-around … Continue reading