Genius Level Sci-Fi! Whether it’s through oral or telepathic communication, the author’s concepts of an alien culture and its ideals are transmitted from one main protagonist to the other more as an interactive dialogue rather than action, making this one read that true Sci-Fi world-building and civilization buffs will enjoy.
Melson’s alien, ScOsh, is rather one-dimensional and reminiscent of Keanu Reeves in the popular Sci-Fi film, The Day the Earth Stood Still, possessing
A Fantasy Filled With Magic, Action, & Adventure! “Aradia’s Secret” is a fantasy filled with magic, action, and adventure. In her tale, Dobbs creates worlds within worlds—places for gods, goddesses, and demons to roam freely about the principalities of elves, humans, and halflings... just to name a few.
The plotline to “Aradia’s Secret” flows well and carries the story forward at a good pace. Dobbs’ characters are well-formed, with a likable leading heroine, and others of va
An Unforgettable All You Can Eat Buffet For Mystery Fans! Nostalgia, longtime celebrities, and the old Vegas strip highlight Toni K. Kief’s smart and humorous story about a savvy septuagenarian’s after-retirement gig as an undercover mole walking the floor of a popular casino.
This well-written and nostalgic jaunt through the titled character’s storied past takes readers back to the days when Tom Jones, Wayne Newton, and Elvis—lit up the stage, drew crowds of idol-worshipers
A Fun, Fascinating, And Thought-Provoking Space Adventure!
All the hallmarks of a luxury space cruise come together in Eric Klein’s “The One: A Cruise Through the Solar System”. Reminiscent of the 1997 Sci-Fi cult classic film, The Fifth Element starring Bruce Willis, “The One” rockets its main character, BJ Armstrong… (Any relation to first-man-on-the-moon Neil? Maybe!) … from one celestial body to another as he’s sent on a grand tour of the solar system in our not-so-dista
Secret Societies, Ciphers, and Shakespeare Come Together To Solve One Spectacular Mystery! When relics are stolen from a museum, a group of teens inadvertently come together for a high school assignment and find a cipher hidden in the writings of Shakespeare, revealing an ancient secret that could pose a significant danger to the here and now. Teen sleuths will enjoy this mystery-thriller filled with astonishing secrets, endearing characters, copious clues, history, philosoph
This Amazing Planetary Adventure Sets A High Bar For Sci-Fi/Fantasy Reads Everywhere! In “Nine Lives”, the second chapter in Stephanie Barr’s Bete Series, despite having found a rudimentary home on their newfound planet, both humans and Betes continue to fight old prejudices and breed in-fighting, even as the group’s leader is hit with a mysterious disease and an old nemesis threatens the newfound colonies with plans to eradicate the newcomers. Barr couldn’t have surprised he
An Enchantingly Dark and Imaginative Fantasy Adventure! Kay MacLeod’s “Heirs of Power (The Constellation Saga Book 1)” is an enchantingly dark and imaginative read, filled with heroes, villains, and strong female leads. Her writing envelops the reader from the very start of the novel as we follow Kitty Fairlow on a mission to save her world from magical beings poised to conquer it. The medieval style settings and characters harken back to our own medieval days of chivalry, bu
A Nail-Biting Dystopian Teen Action Adventure! Teens and young adults, in particular, will enjoy “Traverse Book 1”, a post-apocalyptic tale primarily about an orphan named Max and a few hundred survivors living the urban life in a huge glass-bubble-city that was constructed by their forebears after a global nuclear genocide. A secondary story also introduces Kina, another 15-year-old apocalyptic survivor, whose New Zealand Maori island culture has somehow escaped total annihi
Good And Evil Battle It Out In This Sharp Apocalyptic Story! “The Deceived” is an ultimate good vs. evil saga that blends well-rounded and believable characters in an epic story of love, jealousy, revenge, and redemption. When Lucifer runs amok against the Heavenly order, killing God and placing humanity in the midst of his lust for vengeance, the Archangel Michael is charged by his gravely injured Father with saving both heaven and humanity in this sharp apocalyptic tale by
Heart-Stopping Action That Guarantees A Wild Ride! Heart-stopping action guarantees a wild ride in Stephanie Barr’s Sci-Fi fantasy adventure, “Beast Within (The Bete Book 1). Captivating and action-packed from the very first paragraph, “Beast Within” guides the reader through a seat-of-your-pants journey that will have them flipping page after page just to find out what happens next… and next.. and next. Barr’s writing is pointed and direct, with a clear and driven plot line