Hullo, lovely people! It’s time to do something I really mean to make a habit of – have meant to, for an entire year! It’s not gone well. Anyway: Trope Check returns for Eyes of the Void, following a year-long hiatus after the first book in The Final Architecture was released. I’ll do a list... Continue Reading →
Hi, everyone! In this week's book video, I'm looking at the third installment of Martha Wells's Murderbot Diaries, Rogue Protocol! https://youtu.be/OjHraoiVvd8 As always, I'd appreciate it if you like the video, subscribe to my channel and let me know what you think in the comments!
Hullo everyone, and welcome back to Saturday Star Wars! It has been a while, hasn't it? Rest assured, I'm riding high on a Star Wars wave which'll keep me pumping out regular editions of this column for a few weeks, at least! Today, I'll share with you an excerpt of my Chaos Rising review, which... Continue Reading →
Some spoilers ahead. This is the most conflicted I've been when it comes to poor, tortured Chelli Aphra. On one hand, some of the dialogue in the second and third issues of this volume make for a downright gag-inducing reaction. Some of the jokes are bad, owed to the kind of self-referential humour you'd get... Continue Reading →
This review was originally posted over at booknest.eu! Skyward was an explosive whirlwind of action, quick dialogue and quirky characters that went immensely deep by the time I reached its closing chapter. Little surprise here, as this is Brandon Sanderson we’re talking about. Starsight, meanwhile, is a different beast altogether, delving into the complexities of... Continue Reading →
Ah, Asimov's. Doubtless, one of the best known science fiction magazines in America, perhaps the world. I've been subscribed to the e-mag for exactly one year now, and it's been nothing short of a delight every issue I've read. I rarely read all of the magazine before the next one comes out, but I make... Continue Reading →
To take some liberty with a quote by the great Philip K. Dick, fantasy is about things that are conceivably impossible, whereas science fictions is all about the conceivably possible. Both genres are about writing, discovering and experiencing new things, but science fiction takes on these three objectives with a different toolset; it is ideas... Continue Reading →