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Book Review #11: Cybrosis by P.C. Haring

Title: Cybrosis Author: P.C. Haring Publisher: Off the Deep End Multimedia Release Date: December 16, 2011 Available Formats: Electronic formats including Epub, Kindle/Mobi. Available soon from Amazon, B&N and author’s site. I’ve listened to a lot of works of podcast fiction. Some are nothing more than a way to pass a 20 minute commute. Some […]

Book Review #10: Hearts of Smoke and Steam (Society of Steam #2) by Andrew Mayer

Title: Hearts of Smoke & Steam (Society of Steam Book 2) Author: Andrew Mayer Publisher: Pyr Books Release Date: November 22, 2011 Available: Kindle, trade paper from all major resellers After having reviewed Blackdog by K.V. Johansen, I was eager to check out a couple more books in Pyr’s catalog. For (probably) obvious reasons, I am very […]

Book Review #9: Hellwatch: Pilot Episode by Larime Taylor

Title: Hellwatch Author: Larime Taylor Publisher: Self Published I believe Release Date: Fall 2011 Available: Kindle, Back My Book, Author’s Site (free in return for feedback); Also available in podcast form at When I put out the call for material to be reviewed, one of the takers was Mr. Larime Taylor. He queried me via […]

Book Review #8: Blackdog by K.V. Johansen

Title: Blackdog Author: K.V. Johansen Publisher: Pyr Books Release Date: September 2011 Available: Kindle, Nook, all print from all major resellers Late in September of this year, I had the pleasure to attend FenCon in Dallas, TX. The con itself was a great time. One of the best sessions I attended was an overview of […]

Book Review #7: Smoke Rings by J. Daniel Sawyer

Title: Smoke Rings Author: J. Daniel Sawyer Publisher: Artistic Whispers Release Date: October 2011 Available: Kindle, Nook, all other e-readers J. Daniel Sawyer’s name and books should be familiar to anyone that has spent any amount of time reading reviews on this blog. He is one of the most original and unique of any of […]

Book Review #6: The All Pro by Scott Sigler

Title: The All Pro Author: Scott Sigler Publisher: Dark Øverlord Media Available: Amazon, Barnes and Nobles, Author’s site/Back my book The All Pro is the third book in Mr. Sigler’s GFL series. Having just finished listening to Mr. Sigler’s previous story in the series, The Starter in podcast form, I quickly purchased The All Pro […]

Book Review #5: The Venom of Vipers by K.C. May

Title: Venom of Vipers Author: K.C. May Publisher: Flying Island Press Available: paperback (Amazon) ebook (Amazon, Smashwords) Recently I started following K.C. May on Twitter (@GASciFiAuthor) after I ran across her name in a conversation with Nathan Lowell. I love a good Science Fiction story, and she had several out, so I went aheaded and downloaded […]

Book Review #4: Ginnie Dare: Crimson Sands by Scott Roche

Title: Ginnie Dare: Crimson Sands Author: Scott Roche Publisher: Flying Island Press Available: ebook (Amazon, Smashwords, others) paperback (Barnes and Noble, Amazon) I’ve known Scott Roche for quite a while now. I’ve reviewed his first novel, Archangel, as a podcast novel here on the blog. When he completed this story a while back, he asked […]

Book Review #3: The Fox by Arlene Radasky

Title: The Fox Author: Arlene Radasky Available: paperback, ebook and Podiobook I’ve known Ms. Radasky through Twitter for quite some time now. I don’t know who followed whom first, and truthfully I don’t think it matters. Ms. Radasky had asked me several times if I would be interested in reviewing her Podiobook novel The Fox but […]

Book Review #2: The Metalmark Contract

Title: The Metalmark Contract Author: David Batchelor Publisher: Black Rose Writing Available: paperback and ebook Mr. Batchelor contacted me during the early summer months and asked me if I’d be interested in reviewing his book, The Metalmark Contract. At the time, I hadn’t really entertained opening up this blog to book reviews, though I had […]

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