Category Archives: sci-fi

John Carter The End by Wood, Cox, Sherman

First, those who loved the Edgar Rice Burroughs pulp classic will appreciate that this sequel stays faithful to the universe. Characters from books ranging from Mastermind of Mars to Synthetic Men of Mars make appearances and retain Burroughs’ traits. But … Continue reading

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Overwatch Anthology Volume 1 by Blizzard Entertainment

This 144 page hardcover book collects comics up until Uprising. The comics are: McCree: Train Hopper Reinhard: Dragon Slayer Junkrat and Roadhog: Going Legit Symmetra: A Better World Pharah: Mission Statement Torbjorn: Destroyer Ana: Legacy Ana: Old Soldiers Junkenstein Reflections … Continue reading

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Nyxia by Scott Reintgen

I did not go into Nyxia with any expectations. Sure, from the description, I could guess it would go either Ender’s Game or Hunger Games in Space. But Ender’s Game was dense and uncompromising; Hunger Games was a riff on … Continue reading

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The Knowing by Sharon Cameron

It took awhile for me to get into the Knowing – I had a hard time figuring out where it fit into the timeline and I felt like I had forgotten some key point in the ending to The Forgetting. … Continue reading

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Zero Repeat Forever by G. S. Prendergast

I’ve seen some interesting comparisons for what you find in Zero Repeat Forever – from a “Canadian 5th Wave” to “Alien Warm Bodies.” And certainly, the plot does echo what is found in those stories: an alien invasion, a girl … Continue reading

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Rebel Seoul by Axie Oh

I’m gong to start by saying that this is one of my favorite books this year. I’ve seen quite a few references to the movie Pacific Rim and I can understand why: what Pacific Rim did for Japanese Godzilla movies, … Continue reading

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Horizon Volume 1 by Brandon Thomas,

What Horizon Volume 1 wanted to be was a high stakes, high octane sci fi actioner. But something was lost in the application – a concept that was never fleshed out enough to be anything more than nebulous and disenfranchising. … Continue reading

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