The same day I purchased a copy of Greywalker at the GoodWill, I also picked up Charlaine Harris’ book, Dead Until Dark. This is the first Sookie Stackhouse book … a blending of the mystery and light horror genres that not only led to a series of at least nine books, but also the hit […]
There’s a fine veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead and only a rare individual can walk pull it back and walk in both worlds. Reluctantly, Harper Blaine has recently become one of those singular individuals. And her life has taken a unique and terrifying twist. Written by Kat […]
What if the ship that landed in New Mexico back in 1947 wasn’t the only one to crash that day? Enter the lives of Heather, Mark and Jennifer … three students at Los Alamos High School who find the second ship and are thrust into a world filled with government cover ups, secretive scientists and […]
Sometimes you can find genre fiction in very non-genre-y places. Take the Sudden Fiction series of books, of which I recently finished reading the third in the series, Sudden Fiction (Continued). These books are a celebration of what has been called flash fiction, sudden fiction, very short fiction, and more. Basically, these are extremely short […]
What would make a decent-hearted person help a mad man create an abomination? This is the core question of Lee Murphy’s new novel, Ygor.
The other night I finished reading Michael Crichton’s novel, Next. And it got me to thinking. 1. Is this book truly a novel? Although interesting, entertaining and all the other things a good read should be, it felt more like a collection of interconnected short stories. There really was no primary story or plot to […]
The promotional material had this to say of Dragon Queen: “Yavie awakes from the slumber of death to a shattered world she does not recall to find herself betrayed by her lover, her siblings and even her father. In a desperate search for the truth, Yavie and her guardians embark on a quest more filled […]
When I read in Popular Science that Eric Anderson, the CEO of Space Adventures, the first “cosmic travel agency,” I was intrigued. So I went over to Amazon.com and did a search. Would you believe that there are several books on space tourism? And they aren’t fiction! Amazon even sells articles on the topic. Well, […]