Book Reviews

Books that have been read and our thoughts on them. Could be anything from sci-fi to fantasy to contemporary crime. We read everything!

Blog: Nine Fox Gambit

Are you a fan of sci-fi that never bothers to explain anything, dark settings that make Warhammer: 40K seem cheery, a culture that overvalues the metaphorical creatures they’ve chosen to represent themselves with, and a main character that you really couldn’t care about? Then I have a book for you!

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm September 13, 2016 Tags: , , , ,
Blog: The Imperial Radch Trilogy

A mixed review on Ann Leckie’s space opera trilogy: Ancillary Justice, Ancillary Sword, and Ancillary Mercy.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm May 21, 2016 Tags: , ,
Blog: Lock In

Colin review’s John Scalzi’s book Lock In, as the second part of his winter holiday reading marathon. It’s a complex book that deals with a lot of interesting themes but is also a fast paced mystery.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm January 8, 2015 Tags: , , ,
News: And… We’re Back!

The holidays are over and some good things are planned for the story world this year.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm January 6, 2015 Tags: ,
Blog: The Martian

An astronaut finds himself stuck on Mars, alone. Best case, a rescue mission is a year away. How will he ever survive? Colin reviews The Martian, a fascinating novel that’s equal parts science and survival.

 
By Colin Andrew Ferm January 6, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , ,