Category Archives: Science Fiction

Giveaway! The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis

You’ve probably already read my review of The Guns Above and my interview with the author, Robyn Bennis.  You haven’t?  Go do that now! Ok, welcome back.  So now you probably want to read it!  But maybe you are a … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: The Narrow Land by Jack Vance

The Narrow Land is a collection of six short stories and one novella by Jack Vance.  This was my first exposure to Vance after The Dying Earth.  What it doesn’t have is the magic of The Dying Earth stories.  But … Continue reading

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Review of The Guns Above by Robyn Bennis

The Guns Above starts out in media res.  Or maybe a little more after media res, beginning at the end of a battle.  Wait, what?  I wouldn’t have minded seeing that battle, but we will get plenty of that, and … Continue reading

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Interview with Robyn Bennis, Author of The Guns Above

The Guns Above is the best book I’ve read in a while, and I can’t wait to share it with you.  Look for a review on release day next Tuesday.  Go buy it.  Now.  Still not sold?  Back already?  My … Continue reading

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Review of The Broken Universe by Paul Melko

The Broken Universe is the sequel to alternate universe novel The Walls of the Universe. In The Walls, Farmboy John’s doppelganger (himself, from an alternate universe; John Prime), gave him a device that would allow him to move from one … Continue reading

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Review of The Walls of the Universe by Paul Melko

Have you ever wondered what your life might be like had you, or someone else, just made a different, possibly even minor, choice?  Just how much would change?  Such speculation provides the grist for alternate (or parallel) universe novel The … Continue reading

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Review of Gauntlet by Holly Jennings

I was a big, big fan of Jennings’ debut, Arena.  Gauntlet is a helluva ride too.  Kali Ling, the Warrior, is back to stab people repeatedly in virtual reality melee.  And this time she’s doing it as team owner and … Continue reading

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