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.
Enlist for service with the Ark Royal, the most misfit battlecruiser to ever sail into space. But this clunky old dog is about to get a wakeup call, when its old systems are needed against a powerful enemy. Yea, it’s not an original tale, but a good one.
The Star Trek: Discovery series is shaping up to become one of the most interesting and rewarding shows of the Star Trek franchise. As for the requisite book series, Star Trek: Discovery: Desperate Hours is a great place to start.
One of the best-written young adult novels we have come across in years, A Life of Death provides a realistic portrayal of living a tough life alongside the magical realism and paranormal experiences more common to the genre.
Adopted from a podcast drama, Steal the Stars is an intense novel with incredible, nonstop action, great dialogue and compelling characters. It’s a great read for sci-fi lovers, and a fun tale for anybody who loves a good story.
In book three, Bob learns that being a sentient spaceship really should be more fun. But after spreading out through space for almost a century, Bob and his clones just can’t stay out of trouble. An excellent title, if it heralds the end of the series, it will have gone out on a high note.
Having already proven himself as a master of fantasy storytelling, Brandon Sanderson is back with the epic conclusion to the Stormlight series, the thousand-page-plus masterpiece that is Oathbringer. This is a must read for fantasy fiction fans.
The 12th entry in John Conroe’s Demon Accords book series, Winterfall proves that masterful prose, a compelling story and unique characters can drive through multiple novels. If anything, the Demon Accords series gets even hotter with Winterfall.
Vallista is the 15th book in the Vlad Taltos series. The plot revolves around a professional human assassin living in a world dominated by long-lived, magically-empowered Dragaerans. The writing is crisp and the plot is solid, but jumping into the series here may be challenging.
Black Frost is book 4.5 in the Demon Accords series by author John Conroe. As such, this is a smaller book, only 114 pages in paperback. But it’s unique in that it largely ignores main characters, focusing on interesting subplots going on behind the scenes.