BOOK REVIEW: Children of Ruin, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Publisher: Tor Series: Children of Time (#2) Genre: Hard SF/Space Opera Pages: 565 Publication Date: 16/05/2019 Verdict: 5/5   A group of scientists arrive on a remote world, intending to terraform it for human habitation. But the planet is not as empty as they first thought . . . Centuries later, Portia's descendants and their … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Children of Ruin, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

BOOK REVIEW: Atlas Alone, by Emma Newman

Publisher: Gollancz Series: Planetfall (#4) Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Pages: 306 Publication Date: 18/04/19 Verdict: 5/5 Earth is gone, destroyed in a nuclear apocalypse. But on the ship carrying the last survivors of humanity, not all grudges died with the past . . . Emma Newman's Planetfall quartet (though I strongly suspect there are more books to … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Atlas Alone, by Emma Newman

BOOK REVIEW: Walking To Aldebaran, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Publisher: Solaris Genre: Cosmic Horror Pages: 144 Published: 30/05/19 Verdict: 4/5   Gary Rendell is lost in an alien labyrinth. he's lost the exit, his friends, and quite possibly his mind... I'm not really a fan of horror. Don't get me wrong, a spooky story around a campfire is exactly my idea of a good … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Walking To Aldebaran, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

BOOK REVIEW: Triumphant, by Jack Campbell

-This review contains spoilers forĀ Vanguard andĀ Ascendant, proceed with caution-   Publisher: Titan Series: The Genesis Fleet (#3) Genre: Military SF Pages: 384 Publication Date: 30/05/2019 Verdict: 5/5   The scattered worlds of humanity have stood alone for too long. It's time for them to come together... Straight upfront I will say that Jack Campbell is … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Triumphant, by Jack Campbell

BOOK REVIEW: A Memory Called Empire, by Arkady Martine

Publisher: Tor Series: A Memory Called Empire (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 448 Publication Date: 04/04/2019 Verdict: 5/5   Mahit is the new ambassador to the Teixcalaanli Empire. With her predecessor dead, likely murdered, and a war brewing, it's going to be a rough assignment... As a general rule, I find that you can judge … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Memory Called Empire, by Arkady Martine

BOOK REVIEW: Cage of Souls, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Publisher: Head of Zeus Series: Standalone Genre: Dying Earth Pages: 602 Publication Date: 04/04/2019 Verdict: 5/5   The sun is dying. The Earth is all but dead. The last of humanity is clustered in a single city, as corrupt as it is vulnerable. But Stefan Advani has bigger problems. . . I'll cut straight to … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Cage of Souls, by Adrian Tchaikovsky