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Review: “Nightflyers and Other Stories,” George R.R. Martin

Pros: Fascinating little nuggets of sci-fi Cons: A seeming plot hole or two; could use more character depth Rating: 4 out of 5 George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers & Other Stories is a collection of a handful of science fiction stories,

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Review: “Spores,” Ike Hamill

Pros: Fascinating story of horror-in-the-woods Cons: Ending kind of goes off the rails Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Ike Hamill’s Spores is an entry into the world of horror-in-the-woods, with a heavy dose of possession and alien intent. Marie wants

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Review: “A Peace Divided,” Tanya Huff

Pros: Wonderful character development; gorgeous world; excellent action Cons: A bit slow in one chunk; a lot of characters to keep track of! Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Now that my Anatomy I class is over, I can fit a

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Review: “An Ancient Peace,” Tanya Huff

Pros: Still the usual amazing world-building and characters Cons: Definitely read the Confederation novels first! Rating: 5 out of 5 In Tanya Huff’s An Ancient Peace, the first book in her Peacekeeper trilogy, she returns to her Confederation world. This

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Military SF Story Bundle

I’m fond of military SF (In particular Tanya Huff’s Confederation series), so I jumped on this military SF ebook bundle. Now I just need to find time to read it…

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Review: “Space Carrier Avalon,” Glynn Stewart

Pros: Good space combat scenes Cons: Starts slow Rating: 3 out of 5 Glynn Stewart’s Space Carrier Avalon (Castle Federation) (Volume 1) follows Kyle Roberts, a war hero and pilot who’s been put in charge of the Avalon, a famous

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SFWA Story Bundle

Want a bunch of science fiction ebooks, cheap? SFWA has a story bundle available until May 24. You sort of set your own price, although the price threshold determines how many books you get. I got the whole thing! (As

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Review: “This Alien Shore,” C.S. Friedman

Pros: Stunning worldbuilding; amazing characters; wonderful plotting Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 In C.S. Friedman’s This Alien Shore young Jamisia Shido is forced to abandon the corporate habitat she’s lived in for some time as it is destroyed

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Review: “Dark in Death,” J.D. Robb/Nora Roberts

Pros: Good length; plenty going on; lots of detail; multiple murders Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Dark in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel (In Death), by J.D. Robb (Nora Roberts), is book 46 in the “in Death” series

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Review: “The Memory Detective,” T.S. Nichols

Pros: What a great concept, executed brilliantly Cons: I wish there was already a sequel out! Rating: 5 out of 5 Uncorrected proof provided by publisher for review. T.S. Nichols’s The Memory Detective is about police officer Cole, also known

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