BOOK REVIEW: Nexus + Other Stories

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40,000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 641 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5   Welcome to the grim darkness of the forty-first millennium. A time when humanity is besieged by xenos, and eaten away from within by heresy. Where battles rage on countless worlds, stars burnContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Nexus + Other Stories”

BOOK REVIEW: Inferno! Presents The Inquisition

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40,000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 375 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 4/5   The armies of the Astra Militarum and the might of the Space Marines may be the vanguard of humanity, but not all threats can be defeated by superior force. Some dangers areContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Inferno! Presents The Inquisition”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: November 2021

November has been a fairly quiet month for me. Aside from work I’ve had no real commitments to stick to, which has resulted in more reading and blogging than anticipated. I hope you don’t hold that against me, and that you enjoy this breakdown of the month just gone. Book Haul As the Christmas seasonContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: November 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: Sanction & Sin

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: SF Crime Pages: 357 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 4/5   It is well known that there are no good men in Varangantua, for the sprawling crime-ridden city consumes all. But what of the women of Varangantua? Are they as dangerous as theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sanction & Sin”

BOOK REVIEW: Broken City

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: SF Crime Pages: 438 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 4/5   Return once more to Varangantua, a city rife with crime and corruption. A city where the enforcers of the law are as dangerous as those who break it, and the tangled webContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Broken City”

BOOK REVIEW:No Good Men

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: SF Crime Pages: 331 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5   Welcome to Varangantua, a hive city where the criminals outweigh the innocent, and where death and danger lurk around every corner. Probators and enforcers fight for justice, but no man can holdContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW:No Good Men”

BOOK REVIEW: The Best of World SF Volume 1, edited by Lavie Tidhar

Publisher: Head of Zeus Genre: Various Pages: 583 Publication Date: 01/042021 Verdict: 2/5   In recent years, there has been an explosion of interest in authors from non-English speaking languages. Here in the UK, it certainly seems as though Head of Zeus are leading the charge when it comes to fiction from outside the AnglophoneContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Best of World SF Volume 1, edited by Lavie Tidhar”

TBR & BEYOND: November 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of TBR & BEYOND, a new regular feature where I take a look at my TBR, run through my reading plans for the month ahead, and talk about science-fiction related things I’m excited about for the coming month. A fair bit of this is similar to the previous month, butContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: November 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: We, Robots, edited by Simon Ings

Publisher: Head of Zeus Genre: Various Pages: 997 Publication Date: 10/12/2020 Verdict: 3/5 Robots. Androids. Machines. Mechanical men. Sometimes they come as conquerors, sometimes they are our slaves. Whether they are the ultimate other, or a reflection of our own desires, robots have a long history in science fiction. Here are one hundred stories fromContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: We, Robots, edited by Simon Ings”

BOOK REVIEW: The Magos, by Dan Abnett

-Click here for a full index of my Black Library/Warhammer 40,000 reviews- Publisher: Black Library Series: Eisenhorn (#4) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 714 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5 Gregor Eisenhorn. Inquisitor, loyalist, and pariah. For over two centuries Eisenhorn has fought against the enemies of humanity, but his methods are not always approved. Witness nowContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Magos, by Dan Abnett”