Category: Reviews

TIME SIEGE by Wesley Chu – Review

TIME SIEGE by Wesley Chu – Review
Posted November 29, 2016 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 5 Comments

The nitty-gritty: An fantastic, action-packed follow-up to Time Salvager, full of complex characters and relationships, and yes, some time travel! I’m always happy to read a Wesley Chu book, especially since he’s the author of one of my favorite science fiction series, the Tao books. And I always love when a favorite author ventures out and […]

ROSEWATER by Tade Thompson – Review

ROSEWATER by Tade Thompson – Review
Posted November 21, 2016 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 11 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Weird and wild, this is one alien invasion story you don’t want to miss. “Give him a change of clothes,” says Oyin Da. She code-switches into Yoruba where her speech is not so devoid of emotion. “I’m not going to see potential adversaries smelling of meat.” “Touch these clothes and you die,” I […]

THE GRAVEYARD APARTMENT by Mariko Koike – Review

THE GRAVEYARD APARTMENT by Mariko Koike – Review
Posted October 31, 2016 by Tammy in 3 1/2 stars, Reviews / 16 Comments

Translated by Deborah Boliver Boehm The nitty-gritty: An atmospheric and creepy ghost story that kept me turning the pages, but ultimately suffered from awkward writing and plotting. I thought it would be nice to close out the month with a ghost story, especially since today is Halloween! I was initially drawn to The Graveyard Apartment […]

THE RISE OF IO by Wesley Chu – Review

THE RISE OF IO by Wesley Chu – Review
Posted October 28, 2016 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 10 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A fast-paced adventure, back in the exciting world of the quasing, with some new characters, old friends, and plenty of cons, deals and double-crosses. “I’m surprised a man of your qualities managed to find a woman to produce an offspring.” “For every ugly and desperate man, there is an equally ugly and desperate […]