Hugo Award Sale on Scavenger: Evolution

Scavenger-Evolution final front

My thriller set in the post-apocalyptic desert of Hugh Howey’s Sand is now on sale for $0.99 (ebook) and $9.99 (signed print). Scavenger: Evolution is a story about sand divers who discover a buried military base and the nanotechnology that unleashed the apocalypse. It’s part Gunslinger, part Dune, part Mad Max: Fury Road, and readers […]

Hugo Nominee – THE THREE BODY PROBLEM by Cixin Liu (Translated by Ken Liu)


Wow. That is the most fascinating picture of science in a story I’ve ever read. I feel ages more intelligent about astronomical physics and had a blast in the process. The Three Body Problem might be the best book I’ve read this year, and will fight for top five of all time—and that after finishing […]

Audiobook Review: Starship Grifters by Robert Kroese (Narr. Kate Rudd)

Starship Grifters

Starship Grifters (Rex Nihilo, Book 1) by Robert Kroese (Narr. Kate Rudd) Brilliance Audio – 7 hours, 30 minutes Description: A space-faring ne’er-do-well with more bravado than brains, Rex Nihilo plies the known universe in a tireless quest for his own personal gain. But when he fleeces a wealthy weapons dealer in a high-stakes poker […]

Announcing The Time Traveler’s Almanac Group Read

Time Traveler's Almanac

Do you have a favorite trope within Science Fiction? I think ever since Quantum Leap, and yes, even Time Cop, my favorite Science Fiction trope has been time travel. Whether the story goes into the past under the presumption that the future can be changed, and we’re hanging on every word or scene waiting to […]

Review – 2015 John W. Campbell Nominee, Kary English


One of the best experiences of this year’s Hugo Awards could be discovering the writing of Kary English. The three short stories she has in her John W. Campbell nomination packet are all incredible. I don’t know that I’ll get to a profile like this for all the nominees, but I have a few I’d […]

Audiobook Review – THE BEAM: SEASON 2 by Platt and Truant (Narr. R.C. Bray and cast)


The Beam Season 1 (Review) left me with multiple reasons to be excited for Season 2, and a couple lingering worries. I was mostly excited to see the story continue to explore the development of the Beam technology. The best thing Platt and Truant are doing in this series is showing a plausible future affected […]

Audiobook Review: TOMORROW WAR by J.L. Bourne (Narr. Kevin T. Collins, Jay Snyder)

Tomorrow War

J.L. Bourne is back with a new novel not set in the zombie universe of Day by Day Armageddon. In this adventure, he tells the story of society’s collapse and one hero’s attempt to fight the tyrants that take over. We don’t have zombies in this one; instead, we have a combination of politics, inflation, […]