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Review: “The End Has Come,” ed. John Joseph Adams, Hugh Howey

Rating: 5 out of 5 Book one in the triptych, The End Is Nigh, was a collection of pre-apocalyptic short stories. Book two, The End is Here, took place during the apocalyptic event(s). Now The End Has Come (The Apocalypse

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Review: “The End Is Now,” ed. John Joseph Adams, Hugh Howey

Rating: 5 out of 5 In volume one, The End Is Nigh [review], the stories led up to an apocalypse. In The End is Now (The Apocalypse Triptych Book 2), the apocalypse is upon us. The third volume will be

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Review: “Apocalyptic,” ed. S.C. Butler, Joshua Palmatier

Rating: 4 out of 5 S.C. Butler and Joshua Palmatier edited the anthology Apocalyptic. It has some great familiar authors in it (Seanan McGuire! Tanya Huff!) and more by authors I’m not as familiar with. Like most anthologies your taste

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Review: “Deal With the Devil,” Kit Rocha

Rating: 5 out of 5 Anyone who’s read Kit Rocha’s “Beyond” books will recognize the delirious blend of danger, sci-fi super-soldiers, post-apocalyptic grunge, and erotic romance found in Deal with the Devil: A Mercenary Librarians Novel. Nina is an information

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Short Take: “Trying to Survive, Part 1,” C.J. Crowley

Pros: Standard post-apocalyptic survival story Cons: Nothing new; not very interesting Rating: 2.5 out of 5 C.J. Crowley’s novella Trying to Survive (Part 1) is another entry into the post-apocalyptic survival genre of stories. Brothers Walt and James are trapped

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Review: “Dead Astronauts,” Jeff VanderMeer

Pros: Incredibly hallucinatory and weirdly addictive Cons: Incredibly hallucinatory and confusing Rating: 4 out of 5 I’m not entirely sure how to talk about Jeff VanderMeer’s Dead Astronauts: A Novel I read his Southern Reach trilogy and LOVED it. This…

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Review: “Beyond Surrender,” Kit Rocha

Pros: Such a sweet, hot romance Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Kit Rocha’s Beyond Surrender (Beyond, Book 9) concludes the war that has broken out in her post-apocalyptic erotic romance Beyond series. Nessa is every O’Kane’s younger sister–she

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Review: “Beyond Ecstasy,” Kit Rocha

Pros: Things reach the boiling point! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 In this volume of Kit Rocha’s post-apocalyptic erotic romance Beyond series, Beyond Ecstasy (Beyond, Book 8), Hawk and Jeni finally get together. He’s been obsessing over her,

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Review: “Beyond Ruin,” Kit Rocha

Pros: Wonderful depiction of group love; great plot progression Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 In the latest installment of Kit Rocha’s post-apocalyptic erotic romance series, Beyond Ruin (Beyond, 7), we concentrate on four characters. Jade was raised as

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Review: “Beyond Innocence,” Kit Rocha

Pros: Love the newer characters Cons: A minor series quibble Rating: 5 out of 5 Yes, I really did buy the full bundled set of Kit Rocha’s “Beyond” series, so here’s my review of Beyond Innocence (Beyond, Book 6). Jared

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