Publisher: Orbit

SIX WAKES by Mur Lafferty – Review

SIX WAKES by Mur Lafferty – Review
Posted January 31, 2017 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 23 Comments

The nitty-gritty: An addictive, fast-paced science fiction thriller in space, full of buried secrets, cool tech and endlessly interesting characters. I loved the premise for Six Wakes when it first made its way onto my radar, but I had no idea what I was in for when I started reading. This is one of those […]

BEHIND THE THRONE by K.B. Wagers – Review

BEHIND THE THRONE by K.B. Wagers – Review
Posted September 5, 2016 by Tammy in 3 stars, Reviews / 7 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A story with lots of potential that fell short with a less-than-interesting plot and awkward writing. (Apologies for this longer-than-normal review, but apparently I have a lot to say about this book!) There’s always going to be the “next” book after you read something amazing, and for me, Behind the Throne will always […]

FELLSIDE by M.R. Carey – Review

FELLSIDE by M.R. Carey – Review
Posted April 8, 2016 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 3 Comments

The nitty-gritty: An unexpectedly entertaining and emotional story, whose prison drama and tough characters outshine the paranormal story-line. The Girl with All the Gifts was a top ten read for me a couple of years ago, and so it was with great anticipation that I started M.R. Carey’s follow-up, Fellside. And while it didn’t completely blow […]

THE IMMORTALS by Jordanna Max Brodsky – Review

THE IMMORTALS by Jordanna Max Brodsky – Review
Posted February 25, 2016 by Tammy in 4 1/2 stars, Reviews / 29 Comments

The nitty-gritty: A fun and furious romp with the gods through Manhattan, an intricately plotted murder mystery, and a delightful and refreshingly chaste romance. “One half brother with a huge penis, another with giant testicles. No wonder I’ve never gotten along with my family.”                                     – Selene DiSilva I was so excited when I was […]

THE FIFTH SEASON by N.K. Jemisin – Review

THE FIFTH SEASON by N.K. Jemisin – Review
Posted December 14, 2015 by Tammy in 5 stars, Reviews / 21 Comments

The nitty-gritty: An intricately woven tale, a dangerous and deadly world, full of wonderfully layered characters and uncommon world-building elements. I was late to the party, but as the saying goes, “Better late than never!” The Fifth Season has been on my reading list for a while, but because it wasn’t a review book, it […]