BOOK REVIEW: A Chain Across the Dawn, by Drew Williams

-Spoilers for┬áThe Stars Now Unclaimed- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Series: The Universe After (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 308 Publication Date: 08/08/2019 Verdict: 5/5 Three years after joining the ranks of the Justified, Esa assists her mentor Jane in tracking down children with unique gifts. But they are not the only ones searching, and their … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Chain Across the Dawn, by Drew Williams

BOOK REVIEW: Starsight, by Brandon Sanderson

-Spoilers for Skyward, and mild spoilers for Starsight- Publisher: Gollancz Series: Skyward (2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 457 Publication Date: 28/11/2019 Verdict: 5/5 Spensa has uncovered the truth. That the aliens who assault her world are in fact jailers with all of humanity as their prisoners. When an opportunity presents itself to infiltrate the enemy … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Starsight, by Brandon Sanderson

BOOK REVIEW: The Wizard of Linn, by A.E. Van Vogt

Publisher: New English Library Series: Empire of the Atom (#2) Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Pages: 174 Publication Date: 1950 Verdict: 4/5   Usually when reviewing book 2 in a series, I include a spoiler warning for the first book. Not today. Not for this. Because even if you have read Empire of the Atom, none of it … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Wizard of Linn, by A.E. Van Vogt

BOOK REVIEW: Empire of the Atom, by A.E. Van Vogt

Publisher: New English Library Series: Empire of the Atom (#1) Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Pages: 155 Publication Date: 1966 Verdict: 5/5 Clane is a mutant, the abomination son of Earth's Lord Protector. But though his body is twisted, his mind may be the greatest humanity has ever known . . . This is a difficult book to … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Empire of the Atom, by A.E. Van Vogt

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: 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

BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Puzzler, by Eyal Kless

Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: Standalone Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Pages: 514 Verdict: 5/5   In the ruins of an ancient civilisation, humanity clings to survival. Rafik is a Puzzler - one of the few born with an innate ability to operate the mysterious technologies of the lost world. But in his remote, deeply religious village, this makes … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Puzzler, by Eyal Kless