Book Review: Atlas Alone

Atlas AloneAtlas Alone by Emma Newman
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is the fourth of Emma Newman’s Planetfall series, and as far as I’m concerned they just keep getting better. Narratively speaking, it seems to follow on more-or-less directly from the end of After Atlas, and while you don’t necessarily have to have read that or any of the other previous books to enjoy this one, I would strongly recommend reading at least After Atlas and Before Mars before this one.

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Book Review: Ghosts of Gotham

Ghosts of GothamGhosts of Gotham by Craig Schaefer
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

WARNING – This review may contain spoilers

Lionel Page is a professional debunker, a Chicago-based journalist who has made it is life’s work to hunt down fake psychics and charlatan spiritualists, and reveal them for the frauds that they are. But when he’s hired by a rich recluse for what initially appears to be a simple job he gets far more than he expected, including his first taste of real magic.

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Book Review: The Malice

The Malice (The Vagrant Trilogy)The Malice by Peter Newman
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is the second in Peter Newman’s Vagrant trilogy, and as with the first it’s a damn fine read. Whereas the first novel followed the titular character, the Vagrant, here we journey with his adopted daughter, Vesper, as she unwittingly gets herself dragged into an epic quest to defeat the largest and most powerful infernal to ever crawl out of the Breach.

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Book Review: Exit Strategy

Exit Strategy (The Murderbot Diaries, #4)Exit Strategy by Martha Wells
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Murderbot is back in their last (for now) adventure and damn, is it a good one. In this novella Murderbot heads home to help rescue Dr. Mensah, their companion and friend from book one. On the way they run up against their old enemy GreyCris Corporation and all sorts of fun and games ensue.

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Book Review: Lost Boy

Lost BoyLost Boy by Christina Henry
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Warning – this review may contain spoilers

This is the story of Jamie, Peter Pan’s first and most loved Lost Boy, Peter’s best friend and eternal playmate. It’s also a story about how love can turn to hatred, and how the best of friends can end up as the worst of enemies, and fair warning, it’s not a tale for the faint-hearted.

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