Genre: Adult

THE DISPATCHER by John Scalzi – Review

THE DISPATCHER by John Scalzi – Review
Posted May 4, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 13 Comments

The nitty-gritty: An awesome sci-fi concept with limitless possibilities, with plenty of action and emotion to make this a novella you won’t want to miss. “I know what side of the street I like better. But you don’t always get to choose the side of the street you walk on.” ~ Tony Valdez This may […]

WAKING GODS by Sylvain Neuvel – Review

WAKING GODS by Sylvain Neuvel – Review
Posted April 10, 2017 by Tammy in Reviews / 11 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Higher stakes, terrifying alien robots, and plenty of human drama as well, I thoroughly enjoyed this follow-up to Sleeping Giants. I had a blast reading Sleeping Giants last year, and despite some issues with the format, I enjoyed Neuvel’s original take on the alien invasion story. If you haven’t read Sleeping Giants, the […]

CHALK by Paul Cornell – Review

CHALK by Paul Cornell – Review
Posted April 6, 2017 by Tammy in Reviews / 23 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Disturbing, violent, weird and hallucinatory. This story is tough to handle. How can I even begin to describe Waggoner? He looked and sounded exactly like me. He was also a fourteen-year-old schoolboy. When Mum had laid out my uniform on the bed that he and I had started sharing a week before, he […]

KINGS OF THE WYLD by Nicholas Eames – Review

KINGS OF THE WYLD by Nicholas Eames – Review
Posted March 27, 2017 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 17 Comments

The nitty-gritty:  Clever, exciting, irreverent, hysterically funny and surprisingly emotional, Kings of the Wyld is a must-read for EVERYONE. “Castia needs fighters!” [Gabe] shouted above the thunder of stamping feet. “It needs great and glorious bands!” he yelled over the percussive crash of sword and shield. “Castia needs heroes!” he roared, and they roared back […]

THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE by John Scalzi – Review

THE COLLAPSING EMPIRE by John Scalzi – Review
Posted March 21, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 20 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Biting humor and politics collide in Scalzi’s latest, a fast-paced trip through space. Within two days, Kiva was within five million marks of going into the black for the trip. “I’m a fucking financial genius,” she said, to Captain Blinnikka, back on the Yes, Sir. “Or you’re war profiteering,” Blinnikka said. “I’m not […]

PHANTOM PAINS by Mishell Baker – Review

PHANTOM PAINS by Mishell Baker – Review
Posted March 20, 2017 by Tammy in 5 stars, Giveaways, Reviews / 19 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Another stellar entry in The Arcadia Project series, with plenty of magic, action, danger and some seriously wonderful characterizations. Once again, Mishell Baker has knocked it out of the park, with her follow-up to Borderline. Book two in The Arcadia Project series picks up a few months after the last book, and Baker […]

STAR’S END by Cassandra Rose Clarke – Review

STAR’S END by Cassandra Rose Clarke – Review
Posted March 13, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 18 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A thought-provoking family saga set far in the future, with corporate intrigue, secrets and plenty of finely drawn relationships between children and their parents. Star’s End was not the Cassandra Rose Clarke book I was expecting. But then again, I didn’t really have any expectations when I started, other than I knew that […]

THUNDERBIRD by Chuck Wendig – Review

THUNDERBIRD by Chuck Wendig – Review
Posted February 28, 2017 by Tammy in 4 stars, Reviews / 18 Comments

The nitty-gritty: Miriam Black is back and kicking ass in the desert! And even if you haven’t read the first three books of the series, take note: I haven’t read them, and I had a hell of a great time with this book. Arizona license. Steven McArdle. Got forty bucks in there and a MasterCard, […]