Monster Hunter Siege by Larry Correia: Review

review More of the same: Monster Hunter Siege is a largely satisfying new entry in Larry Correia’s popular Monster Hunter series of urban fantasy...

The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins: Review

The Library at Mount Char aches with the potential for greatness. However, its author sadly runs out of steam before the end of the book.

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel: Review

Sleeping Giants is a highly enjoyable and accessible novel built on the impact of alien technology found on Earth. It's not too complex, but that's OK.

Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee: Review

Ninefox Gambit is an enjoyable military sci-fi novel. Its only letdowns are a slightly trite plot and technologies which aren't always explained well.

Son of the Black Sword by Larry Correia: Review

Son of the Black Sword is a fast-moving and gutsy epic fantasy novel. However, in some ways it feels like an also-ran when compared with other books by Larry Correia.

Firefight by Brandon Sanderson: Review

If you liked Steelheart, I recommend you pick up Firefight. It won’t take you long to read it. Don’t expect too much of it and you’ll enjoy the experience.

The Fractal Prince by Hannu Rajaniemi: Review

The Fractal Prince isn’t quite as spellbinding as The Quantum Thief. However, it’s still a worthy follow-up to the initial book in the series.

Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson: Review

Brandon Sanderson’s Steelheart novel is a quality novel that most SFF fans will enjoy. However, it suffers from weak characters and a predictable plot.

The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss: Review

Patrick Rothfuss’s novella The Slow Regard of Silent Things isn’t the next world-shaking novel. But it’s an extremely charming extended vignette.

Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb: Review

Fool's Assassin is a triumphant return to the world and the characters which Robin Hobb commenced two decades ago with Assassins Apprentice.

The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss: Review

With The Wise Man’s Fear, Patrick Rothfuss has produced what his fans have been praying for: A sequel worthy in every way in which we might judge it.

The Player of Games by Iain M. Banks: Review

Trying to find the most logical way into Iain M. Banks' sprawling Culture series? Look no further. The Player of Games is probably the best book for you.

Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks: Review

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 by Hannu Rajaniemi: Review

The Quantum Thief is a first novel by a debut author which is a joy to read and helps take the science fiction genre forward.

Towers of Midnight by Brandon Sanderson and Robert Jordan: Review

Disappointingly, Towers of Midnight will go down in history as one of the poorest books in The Wheel of Time canon.

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson: Review

Take a week off work now and go and buy The Way of Kings. You won’t regret it.

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