Our reviewer had so much fun reading Patrick S. Tomlinson’s Gate Crashers that he dares to compare it with The Hitchhiker’s Guild to the Galaxy. Buckle up for nonstop laughter, quirky snark and hardcore sci-fi adventure if you start turning these pages.
The latest novel from Jacqueline Carey is quite a page turner. Starless offers a riveting fantasy world that also dives deep into emotional themes and plot points that will have readers staying up late to finish just one more page.
The If Tomorrow Comes novel follows humanity as they build a spaceship to follow aliens to a promised nirvana, only to discover some hard truths. It’s a good book, but you probably need to read the original novella first.
Although By Fire Above takes on a more serious tone than the first Signal Airship book did, it retains its sass and humor at key points, and of course the unique world where combat is fought from the bridge of fantastical, powerful airships.
Having jumped late into reviewing another series of Steven Brust’s books, we were excited to catch up with the new Good Guys novel, which is billed as a completely standalone tale. It doesn’t disappoint for action, plotting, quirkiness or comedy.
Sailing in on the popularity of the World War II genre, The Midnight Front novel bridges the gap between historical fiction and urban fantasy, adding sorcery and magic to the WWII storytelling arsenal.
One of the most imaginative sci-fi novels in a long time, Dayfall is set as the world is waking up from a long nuclear darkness. But the reemergence of daylight is not a good omen for cities used to perpetual nightlife, and the criminals who thrive within it.
Although obviously not written by Jules Verne, Nemo Rising remains surprisingly faithful to the source material, while adding a lot of modern action. Nemo Rising is a great read for any fiction fan.
Inspired by the future imagined in the 1939 World Fair, the zany Slaves of the Switchboard of Doom: A Novel of Retropolis by writer and artist Bradley W. Schenck is utterly unlike anything else in science fiction.
A novel for our times, Child of a Mad God features a female protagonist named Aoleyn, who is raised in a terrible tribe that mistreats women. Of course she begins to overcome these obstacles in what will likely be an amazing series.