Angels & Demons · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: Archangel’s Heart by Nalini Singh

Title: Archangel’s Heart | Series: Guild Hunter #9 | Author: Nalini Singh | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: November 2nd 2016 | Num. Pages: 402 | Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy | How I owned it: ARC copy kindly provided by the publisher via Netgalley ★★★★★ 5 stars – As always a stunning installment of the world of the Cadre Many thanks to Gollancz and Netgalley for providing… Continue reading Review: Archangel’s Heart by Nalini Singh

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: The Hangman’s Daughter by Gavin Smith

Title: The Hangman’s Daughter | Series: The Bastard Legion #1 | Author: Gavin Smith | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: January 26th  2017 | Num. Pages: 336 | Genre: Science Fiction, Dystopia | How I owned it: ARC copy kindly provided by the publisher via Netgalley ★★★ 3 stars – A good novel with a good premise Many thanks to Gollancz and Netgalley for providing me… Continue reading Review: The Hangman’s Daughter by Gavin Smith

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

ARC Review: The Weight of the World by Tom Toner

Title: The Weight of the World | Series: The Amaranthine Spectrum #2 | Author: Tom Toner | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: January 24th 2017 | Num. Pages: 432 | Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy | How I owned it: ARC copy kindly provided by the publisher via Netgalley ★★★★★ 5 stars – An outstanding sequel to a debut series from a new author The Promise of the… Continue reading ARC Review: The Weight of the World by Tom Toner

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

ARC Review: The Ninth Rain by Jen Williams

Title: The Ninth Rain | Series: The Winnowing Flame #1 | Author: Jen Williams | Publisher: Headline | Publication date: February 23rd 2017 | Num. Pages: 544 | Genre: Fantasy ★★★★★ 5 stars – Another brilliant world of beasties and trios with soul Many thanks to the publisher Headline & Netgalley for providing me with a copy of this novel in exchange for… Continue reading ARC Review: The Ninth Rain by Jen Williams

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: The Promise of the Child by Tom Toner

Title: The Promise of the Child | Series: The Amaranthine Spectrum #1 | Author: Tom Toner | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: October 13th 2016 | Num. Pages: 592 | Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy | How I owned it: Purchased in Foyles London, October 15th 2016 ★★★.5 3.5 stars – A good debut with a good space operaesque leaning Synopsis It is the 147th century.… Continue reading Review: The Promise of the Child by Tom Toner

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Title: The Invisible Library | Series: The Invisible Library #1 | Author: Genevieve Cogman | Publisher: Roc | Publication date: January 15th 2015 | Num. Pages: 337 | Genre: Fantasy, Steampunk ★★★.5 3.5 stars – A brilliantly alternate reality London set in my favourite period of time Synopsis Irene must be at the top of her game or she’ll be off the case –… Continue reading Review: The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

Title: King of Thorns | Series: The Broken Empire #2 | Author: Mark Lawrence | Publisher: Harper Voyager | Publication date: April 25th 2013 | Num. Pages: 597 | Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Post-Apocolyptic ★★★★★ 5 stars – Absolutely outstanding Post-Apocolyptic tale of the things people do for love – even if it’s the wrong kind Prince of Thorns Synopsis To reach greatness… Continue reading Review: King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

ARC Review: Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds

Title: Slow Bullets | Series: Standalone | Author: Alastair Reynolds | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: February 16th 2017 | Num. Pages: 192 | Genre: Science Fiction, Space Opera ★★★★ 4 stars – Another brilliant Space Opera from a master of the genre Many thanks to the publisher Gollancz & Netgalley for providing me with a copy of this novella in exchange for an honest… Continue reading ARC Review: Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds

Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

Title: The Aeronaut’s Windlass | Series: The Cinder Spires #1 | Author: Jim Butcher | Publisher: Orbit | Publication date: September 29th 2015 | Num. Pages: 630 | Genre: Science Fiction, Steampunk ★★★★★ 5 stars – A fabulously steampunk novel set high in the sky Synopsis Jim Butcher, the number one bestselling author of the Dresden Files, begins a new series set in a gloriously imagined… Continue reading Review: The Aeronaut’s Windlass by Jim Butcher

Military · Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Review: War Dogs by Greg Bear

Title: War Dogs | Series: War Dogs #1 | Author: Greg Bear | Publisher: Gollancz | Publication date: October 14th 2014 | Num. Pages: 304 | Genre: Sci-Fi, Military Science Fiction ★★★.5 3.5 stars – A tale of military on the Red Planet with fidging excellent characters. My thanks to Stevie and Gollancz for providing me with a copy in exchange for an honest… Continue reading Review: War Dogs by Greg Bear