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The Outlaw and The Upstart King by Rod Duncan

Once again, Rod Duncan proves he is one of the best contemporary sci fi/urban fantasy authors out there with a follow up just as good yet distinctly different than his previous book. Rather than regurgitating the same tale of action … Continue reading

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Space Cat and the Kittens by Ruthven Todd

While this is definitely a wonderful series all around, this last book is undoubtedly the weakest; it lacks the imagination and the spark of the previous three. The ending is abrupt and a focus on the kittens being stupid and … Continue reading

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The Disasters by M.K. England

The Disasters is a fun, action-filled YA science fiction which does indeed feel like “Breakfast Club” in space. We have the same conflicted characters in ‘detention’, each with their own issues and foibles. As the group gets to know each … Continue reading

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City of Broken Magic by Mirah Bolender

I had a hard time with this book: the premise sounded interesting and there are a lot of interesting concepts, but the writing was highly problematic. Even considering that my source is an advance reader copy without full editing, I … Continue reading

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Siege Weapons by Harry F. Rey

This is a very hard one to rate. The writing is solid, the world building and characterization decently done, and it is a quick and easy read. But the book has a very strong dichotomy: it is a moody sci … Continue reading

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Odysseus Ascendant by Evan Currie

This is just such a fun series! At times, I feel like this is what the entire Star Wars saga could have been, had Lucas written them all at once instead of piecemeal. It’s not high art science fiction – … Continue reading

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Skyward by Joe Henderson, Lee Garbett, Antonio Fabela

I greatly enjoyed Skyward. It is clear author Henderson had a fun time with the concept and characters and that made for an engaging read. The art is bright, clean, and inspired – matching the story perfectly. Of course, don’t … Continue reading

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