Tag Archives: Cyberpunk

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Traitor to Dreams by Alexander Hellene

Friend of the Blog Alex just published his novel A Traitor to Dreams.  I had the opportunity to beta read A Traitor to Dreams over the summer, and it is a good one.  Check it out! Can’t Wait Wednesday is … 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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Review of Infomocracy by Malka Older

Happy Election Day! I was there shortly after the polls opened, Infomocracy in hand, but heavy early voting didn’t leave many people.  There was no line so I finished Infomocracy over a leisurely breakfast instead.  Cyberpunk with a distinctly political … Continue reading

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Review of Perfect State by Brandon Sanderson

God-Emperor Kairominas is lord of all he surveys. He has defeated all foes, has united the entire world beneath his rule, and has mastered the arcane arts. He spends his time sparring with his nemesis, who keeps trying to invade … Continue reading

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Review of Arena by Holly Jennings

“Nothing like seeing your own insides to make you feel mortal.  Nothing like coming back to life to make you feel like a god.” Arena is entirely too good to be a debut novel, but debut novel it is.  Arena … Continue reading

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Review of CTRL ALT Revolt! by Nick Cole

I published a post on the controversy surrounding CTRL ALT Revolt! on Monday.  I covered a lot of why I loved CTRL ALT Revolt! in that post so I won’t belabor the points here.  But there was a lot I … Continue reading

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The Nick Cole Fiasco

UPDATE: My review of CTRL ALT Revolt! can be found here. Politically infused controversy has become a regular thing in speculative fiction circles these days.  The latest blowup wasn’t about the Hugo Awards this time, but an editorial decision to … Continue reading

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