BOOK REVIEW: Vaults of Obsidian

A multi-author Anthology Set in the Blackstone Fortress Published by Black Library in 2019 Grimdark Science Fiction 415 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The Blackstone Fortress is a labyrinth like no other. Forever changing, and infinite in possibilities, the Blackstone calls to the adventurous and the heretical alike. Drawn from across and beyond the Imperium, those foolhardy enoughContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Vaults of Obsidian”

BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks

A standalone novella An Orks novella Published by Black Library in 2021 A grimdark comedy 107 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Fingwit doesn’t expect much from his miserable existence. As a grot, his purpose is to be bullied by the orks he serves. To live and die by their whims. But then chance drops an opportunity into hisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks”

BOOK REVIEW: Steel Tread, by Andy Clark

A Standalone Novel An Astra Militarum Novel Published by Black Library in 2021 Military SF 343 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The war on Croatoas is a bloody one, as the forces of the Astra Miltarum clash with former colleagues who have sworn themselves to Chaos. Across this endless battlefield roll the masters of warfare: the tanks .Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Steel Tread, by Andy Clark”

BOOK REVIEW: Avenging Son, by Guy Haley

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40,000 content Book One of the Dawn of Fire series Published by Black Library in 2020 A Grimdark Space Opera 512 pages, plus a glossary ⭐⭐⭐ The return of Roboute Guilliman brings the light of hope to a beleaguered Imperium. Now the returned Primarch reveals his vision ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Avenging Son, by Guy Haley”

TBR & BEYOND: January 2022

Hello and welcome to the first TBR & BEYOND of a new year. I’ve changed the format up a bit for 2022, so be sure to let me know what you think. Hopefully it will be a little easier to read and keep track of. Let’s get right to it. TBR That’s a lot ofContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: January 2022”

MONTHLY WRAP-UP: December 2021

December has been a busy month, both in life and on the blog. The usual festivities and end of year celebrations are ongoing, but I’m taking the time out to wrap up the month that’s almost over. Let’s get to it. Book Haul December was always going to be the month of the big bookContinue reading “MONTHLY WRAP-UP: December 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: Brutal Kunnin, by Mike Brooks

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 325 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 4/5   Ere we go ladz! Da orks is coming to Hephaestos, and no humies, no matter how shiny and tek-priesty they may be can stop dem! Except dere’s a whole lot of titansContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Brutal Kunnin, by Mike Brooks”

INCOMING FIRE: Upcoming SF in 2022

Congratulations! You’ve survived another year. And for that you deserve a reward. Now, if you’re anything like me, you’ll already have a stack of books to read after the festive season. But what TBR is complete without *one more book*? Certainly not mine. And it looks like 2022 will have enough books on the wayContinue reading “INCOMING FIRE: Upcoming SF in 2022”

BOOK REVIEW: Ascension, by Darius Hinks

Click here for all of my Warhammer 40000 reviews Publisher: Black Library Series: Blackstone Fortress (#2) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 445 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5   Rogue trader Janus Draik has a problem. Cut off from support, he’s stuck in Precipice without friends or funds. Worse still, there’s a cult that sees him as theirContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Ascension, by Darius Hinks”

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”