Book Review: Illegal Alien

Book Review: Illegal Alien

Originally published in 1997, Robert J. Sawyer‘s novel Illegal Alien tells the tale of Earth’s first contact with an alien species. Inspired (at least in part) by the O.J. Simpson trial, Sawyer weaves a story of intrigue, while layering in courtroom drama...
Book Review: Supervolcano: Eruption

Book Review: Supervolcano: Eruption

Yellowstone Park is known as a national treasure, and a wonder to behold, but few know about its deadly potential. The park sits atop a gigantic supervolcano, which has gone off in the past, and is due to erupt again virtually any time. Humanity has never witnessed...
Book Review: 2312

Book Review: 2312

Best known for his work with the Mars trilogy, and The Years of Rice and Salt, Kim Stanley Robinson is a visionary author whose works have challenged readers’ views about nearly every aspect of society, from government, to business, to global warming and...
Book Review: Mockingjay

Book Review: Mockingjay

The third and final novel in the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay wraps up the story of Katniss Everdeen and her struggles against the Capitol and the corrupt government of Panem. Continuing the events set in motion in Catching Fire, Suzanne Collins weaves yet another...
Book Review: Catching Fire

Book Review: Catching Fire

The second book in the Hunger Games trilogy, Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins continues the story first begun in The Hunger Games, in which Katniss Everdeen must fight for her life against 23 others in the 74th Hunger Games. Does Catching Fire maintain the same level...
Book Review: Triggers

Book Review: Triggers

The latest novel by veteran science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer, Triggers is a tale that pits science against emotion. Coming off his highly acclaimed WWW trilogy, Sawyer portrays a world of the not-distant future where terrorism has struck at America several times since 9/11, and how the President is ready to take drastic measures to prevent it from happening again. Is Triggers yet another Sawyer masterpiece? Read on to find out.

Book Review: Apocalypse

Book Review: Apocalypse

The Fate of the Jedi series concludes with Apocalypse, penned by Troy Denning. Wrapping up the nine-novel arc begun by Aaron Allston with Outcast, readers will see the ultimate victory–or defeat–of Luke Skywalker and the Jedi Order. Does Apocalypse live up to it’s name–or even its title?

Book Review: Embassytown

Book Review: Embassytown

China Mieville, author of The City & The City (winner of the 2010 Hugo Award), returns with Embassytown, a novel of a staggering culture who’s incapable of speaking lies. Mieville continues his unique story-telling in a way that only he can with this latest...
Book Review: K-PAX III

Book Review: K-PAX III

K-PAX III: The Worlds of Prot by Gene Brewer completes the trilogy of prot–an alter identity of Robert Porter–who has relapsed after his remarkable recovery in On a Beam of Light. Unfortunately, K-PAX III seems to have been written only to fill out the trilogy. In...