The Library at Mount Char is a well-written fantasy novel which aches with the potential for greatness but doesn't quite achieve it.
Sleeping Giants is a highly enjoyable and accessible novel which builds a human story around the impact of a piece of alien technology found on Earth.
Science fiction author Larry Correia has released an early version of the upcoming new book in his popular Monster Hunter International series.
Ninefox Gambit is an enjoyable and polished piece of military science fiction goodness, which has only a few small flaws that let it down.
It is my hope that the proposed TV spinoffs won't distract Martin from finishing A Song of Ice and Fire -- or dilute his already epic vision.
Andy Weir, author of the science fiction novel The Martian, has released the first chapter of his upcoming second book, named Artemis.
Son of the Black Sword is a fast-moving and gutsy epic fantasy novel which contains a great deal of the gritty prose which Larry Correia is known for.
It is my hope that, over time, this site will become a substantial resource for science fiction and fantasy book fans.
If you liked Steelheart, I recommend you pick up Firefight. It won’t take you long to read it, and it’s an ideal light read after a heavier series.
The publisher of George R. R. Martin's series A Song of Ice and Fire has reportedly confirmed the next book in the series will not hit shelves in 2015.
Ancillary Sword is a worthy follow-up to Ann Leckie’s Hugo- and Nebula-Award-winning debut, Ancillary Justice.
If you liked The Quantum Thief, you should be reading this excellent follow-up by author Hannu Rajaniemi.
Brandon Sanderson’s Steelheart novel is a quality novel that most science fiction/fantasy fans will enjoy -- as long as they don't take it too seriously.
Patrick Rothfuss’s novella The Slow Regard of Silent Things is an extremely charming extended vignette that any Rothfuss fan would be a true fool to miss.
Ann Leckie’s debut Ancillary Justice, is a stellar modern piece of science fiction which will remind seasoned readers of the classic greats in the genre.
Fool's Assassin is a triumphant return to the world and the characters which Robin Hobb commenced two decades ago with Assassin's Apprentice.
Fantasy author Robin Hobb has confirmed plans to release Fool’s Quest, the next novel in her long-running Realm of the Elderlings saga, in August 2015.
Brandon Sanderson has revealed plans to publish two new novels in his Mistborn fantasy series, with the first , Shadows of Self, to land in October 2015.
With The Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss has produced what his fans have been praying for: A sequel worthy to the Name of the Wind.
One of Iain M. Banks' tightest Culture novels, The Player of Games represents the British author writing science fiction at his most accessible.
Read 24 years after it was first published in 1987, it is apparent that Consider Phlebas is what might be termed a flawed gem of modern science fiction.
The Quantum Thief is that rarest of rare birds; a first novel by a debut author which is a joy to read and takes the science fiction genre forward.
Disappointingly, Towers of Midnight will go down in history as one of the poorest books in the awe-inspiring The Wheel of Time series.
The Stormlight Archive is a series that every fantasy fan should read and be familiar with. The Way of Kings represents a stellar start to that series.
With Dragon Haven, fantasy master Robin Hobb began to rekindle some of the magic that had left her most recent works.
Gardens of the Moon is a remarkable book and a must-read for the more advanced fantasy fans amongst us. But it's a flawed novel.
Considering that Robert Jordan is no longer around, it is remarkable that The Gathering Storm is so true to the vision of the series' original creator.
Greg Egan is one of Australia's top science fiction authors, with seven novels and a slew of collections and short stories under his belt.
Dan Simmons' 1989 book Hyperion is a masterpiece of the science fiction genre and a must-read for any lover of classic sci-fi literature.
Transition is not for everyone. But for those who are willing to push through Banks' sardonic veil to see what's beyond, you'll find a fascinating journey.
The Darkest Road represents a satisfying conclusion to Guy Gavriel Kay's debut fantasy series, The Fionavar Tapestry.
The Wandering Fire is a worthy and satisfying follow-up to Guy Gavriel Kay's first book in The Fionavar Tapestry trilogy, The Summer Tree.
The Hero of Ages is the best possible conclusion to what has become one of modern fantasy's best trilogies, the Mistborn series.
Among fantasy fans, Roger Taylor's Chronicles of Hawklan series is quite beloved, for its sense of "heart" compared with other, more clinical efforts.
If you liked the first Mistborn novel, you'll want to pick up The Well of Ascension and block out a sizeable chunk of space in your diary.
The Summer Tree, the first book by Guy Gavriel Kay, is a delightful little gem of fantasy literature that promises big things for the author.
Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn: The Final Empire is a thoroughly satisfying beginning to what I expect will be a great trilogy.
A Canticle for Leibowitz represents a hilarious, disturbing and enlightening vision of our young race and will remain a landmark in the sci-fi genre.
Use of Weapons is a thought-provoking, if flawed, meditation on the use of violence as a tool for political and societal development.
Joe Abercrombie's new stand-alone novel Best Served Cold is a blood-soaked revenge quest that will highly satisfy fantasy fans with a black sense of humour.
Vernor Vinge's 2006 book Rainbows End constitutes a veritable cornucopia of dazzling ideas about where Web 2.0 technologies could lead humanity.