Science Fiction Reviews

Planesrunner by Ian McDonald

Date published: 1st January 2013 Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books Format: Paperback, 371 pages Series: Everness, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781780876795 ISBN 10: 1780876793 Categories: Science Fiction Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by publisher There is not one you. There are many yous. There is not one world. There are many worlds. Ours is one among […]

iD: The Second Machine Dynasty by Madeline Ashby

Date published: 25th June 2013 Publisher: Angry Robot Format: Ebook, 449 pages Series: The Machine Dynasty, Book 2 ISBN 13: 9780857663115 ISBN 10: 0857663119 Categories: Science Fiction Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by publisher Javier is a self-replicating humanoid on a journey of redemption. Javier’s quest takes him from Amy’s island, where his actions have devastating consequences for […]

Gemsigns by Stephanie Saulter

Date published: 1st May 2013 Publisher: Jo Fletcher Books (Pan Macmillan AU) Format: Paperback, 320 pages Series: ®Evolution, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9781780878652 ISBN 10: 1780878656 Categories: Science Fiction Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided by the publisher for review Humanity stands on the brink. Again. Surviving the Syndrome meant genetically modifying almost every person on […]

Keir by Pippa Jay

Date published: 1st August 2012 Publisher: Lyrical Press Format: Paperback, 266 pages ISBN 13: 9781616503819 ISBN 10: 1616503815 Categories: Fantasy / Science Fiction Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia / Bookworld Source: provided for review by the author Outcast. Cursed. Dying. Is Keir beyond redemption? For Keirlan de Corizi – the legendary ‘Blue Demon’ of Adalucien – death seems the only escape from a world where […]

vN: The First Machine Dynasty by Madeline Ashby

Date published: 31st July 2012 Publisher: Angry Robot Format: Ebook, 449 pages Series: The Machine Dynasty, Book 1 ISBN 13: 9780857662637 ISBN 10: 0857662635 Categories: Science Fiction Goodreads / The Book Depository / Booktopia Source: provided for review by publisher Amy Peterson is a self-replicating humanoid robot. For the past five years, she has been grown slowly as part of a mixed organic/synthetic family. She […]

Amped by Daniel H. Wilson

 A copy of this book was provided by the publisher for review. What is in Owen Gray’s head … and who is trying to kill him for it? Twenty-nine-year-old Owen Gray always believed the miraculous device in his brain had been implanted for purely medical reasons, as a way of controlling the debilitating seizures he […]

Existence by David Brin

A copy of this book was provided by the publisher for review via NetGalley. Gerald Livingston is an orbital garbage collector. For a hundred years, people have been abandoning things in space, and someone has to clean it up. But there’s something spinning a little bit higher than he expects, something that isn’t on the […]

Sisterhood of Dune by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

Kevin J. Anderson has over 20 million books in print in 30 languages worldwide. He is the author of, among others, the X-Files novels, Ground Zero and the Jedi Academy trilogy of Star Wars novels – the three bestselling SF novels of 1994. He has also co-written the international bestselling prequels to Frank Herbert’s monumental […]

Cyteen by C. J. Cherryh

C. J. Cherryh is a U.S. author who has written more than 60 science fiction and fantasy novels. Her works may be divided into the Alliance-Union novels, The Chanur novels, novels set in the Foreigner universe and her fantasy novels. The Alliance-Union novels include the Hugo Award winning novels Downbelow Station (1981) and Cyteen (1988).  […]