Book Review: 22 Dutch Road by T. C. Schueler

Author: T.C. Schueler Release Date: 13th January 2020 Genre: Speculative Fiction Fantasy, Psychological Thriller, Horror, Urban Fantasy, Supernatural, Paranormal Series:  Format: E-book Pages: 492 Publisher:  Blurb: An estranged son drives twelve hours to collect badly needed money from his father’s estate. The same ugly McMansion still sits behind a security wall, but there are new features: a…

Book Review: Transference by B.T. Keaton

Author: B.T. Keaton Release Date: 13th January 2020 Genre: New Adult Fiction Series:  Format: E-book Pages: 394 Publisher: Ingleside Avenue Press Blurb: When everything you believe about civilization is a lie, the ultimate power is truth. Eighty years from now mankind has discovered the secret of eternal life. Human souls can be moved from one body to another…

Book Review: Dust & Lightning by Rebecca Crunden

Author: Rebecca Crunden Release Date: 5th February 2020 Genre: Sci-Fi, Suspense, Speculative Fiction Series:  Format: E-book Pages: 121 Publisher: Self-Published Blurb: In the near future, humans have gone beyond simple space travel. By the year 4054, multiple solar systems are inhabited, and taking a spaceship is as commonplace as taking an aeroplane. Unfortunately, not everything about the future is…

Book Review: Dreamsphere: The Day We Stopped Dreaming by Samson Tonauac

Author: Samson Tonauac Release Date: 23rd September 2019 Genre: Cyberpunk, Sci-fi, Dark Humour Series:  Format: E-book Pages: 143 Publisher: Moonshine Cove Publishing Blurb: Dreamsphere is a profoundly philosophic, chaotic, nihilistic story without heroes, plot, climax, or purpose; but with cats, flying pigs and meaning. An epic cyberpunk/science fiction tale about nothing. Life has meaning ... does it not? REVIEW ★★★…

Audiobook Review: Recursion by Blake Crouch

Author: Blake Crouch Narrator(s): Jon Lindstrom and Abby Craden Date Of Publication: 11th June 2019 Genre: Science-Fiction, Thriller Series: Duration: 11 hours Publisher: Random House Audio Blurb: A mind-bending new thriller from the New York Times bestselling author of Dark Matter and The Wayward Pines trilogy. Barry Sutton is driving home from another long shift as an…

Book Review: Probability’s Edge by Alistair Potter

Author: Alistair Potter Release Date: 27th September 2018 Genre: Science-Fiction Series:  Edition: E-book Pages: 269 Publisher:  Blurb: After crash landing on a technologically backward planet the crew of the Eagle face a tough decision: save themselves, or save the planet.   REVIEW ★★★★+1/2 Probability's Edge by Alistair Potter is an entertaining and quick action-packed read. It had a unique…

Book Review: A History Of Madness (The Outlands Pentalogy #2) by Rebecca Crunden

Author: Rebecca Crunden Release Date: 14th July 2017 Genre: Dystopian, Science-Fiction-Fantasy Series: The Outlands Pentalogy – Book #2 Edition: E-book Pages: 258 Publisher: – Blurb: The four remaining fugitives are now spread across the Kingdom. And with the fate of the others unknown to him, Nate Anteros prays for a fast execution. Yet execution does not come. After a…

Book Review: The Slant Six by Christopher Cobb

Author: Christopher Cobb Release Date: 18th July 2017 Genre: Science-Fiction Series:  Edition: E-book (mobi) Pages: 260 Publisher: Darkwater Syndicate, Inc. Blurb: The year is 2252 and Loman Phin is in trouble. A washed-up channelship racer turned freelancer, he hits pay dirt with his latest mission: a fortune is on the line if he can transport forty-three…

Author Interview: Hunter Trammell

Welcome to TRB Lounge. Today, I’d like to welcome Hunter Trammell, author of Bitterhold, for an author Interview. [scroll-box]ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Hunter Trammell is an independent novelist and owner of Outland Publishing. He primarily writes science fiction but enjoys reading and writing other genre’s. When he is not behind a keyboard Hunter can typically found behind his…

Book Review: For The Glory Of The Motherboard: Rise Of The Robotariat by Jule Pattison-Gordon

Author: Jule Pattison-Gordon Release Date: December 2017 Genre: Science-Fiction Series:  Edition: e-book Pages: 96 Publisher: - Blurb: Society is due for an upgrade. Robot A1-5 is growing tired of toiling in the scrap yard every day while her human owner lounges. She begins to question whether the human is necessary at all. A1-5 is the first…

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Author: Ernest Cline Release Date: 5th June 2012 Genre: Science-Fiction, Science-Fantasy, Dystopian, Young Adult Edition: Paperback Pages: 374 Publisher: Broadway Books Blurb: In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place. The only time teenage Wade Watts really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia known as the OASIS. Wade's devoted his life…

Book Review: The Night Parade by Ronald Malfi

Author: Ronald Malfi Release Date: 26th July 2016 Genre: Science-Fiction, Dystopian, Apocalyptic, Supernatural Edition: Ebook Pages: 384 Publisher: Kensington Press Blurb: First the birds disappeared. Then the insects took over. Then the madness began . . . They call it Wanderer's Folly--a disease of delusions, of daydreams and nightmares. A plague threatening to wipe out the human race.…

Graphic Novel Review: Siberia 56 (Volume #1-3) by Christophe Beck & Alexis Sentenac

Author: Christophe Bec Illustrator: Alexis Sentenac Release Date: 14th March 2017 Series: Serbia 56 (Volumes 1-3) Genre: Science-Fiction, Space Exploration, Graphic Novel, Sequential Art Edition: Ebook Pages: 156 Publisher: Insight Comics Rating: ★★★ Blurb: Trapped on a planet millions of light years away from Earth, five scientists must survive sub-zero temperatures and horrific alien creatures as they make their way across the dead, frozen…

Novella Review: The Unfortunate and Odd Life of Bennett Monroe by S.M. Baker

Author: S.M. Baker Release Date: 15th November, 2016 Series: The Wayfarers Chronicles Genre: Science-Fiction - TIme Travel, Edition: Ebook (EPUB) Pages:  Publisher: Self Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb: Time, such a fickle and immovable thing. Everyone is bound to it will and pull; unless you happen to be Bennett Monroe, time traveler by consequence, not by choice. For as long as he cares…

Book Review: Mercer Street by John A. Heldt

Author: John A. Heldt Release Date: October 21, 2015 Series: American Journey Genre: Science-Fiction>Time Travel, Historical Fiction Edition: Ebook (Kindle) Pages: 431 Publisher: Self-Published Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb: Weeks after her husband dies in the midst of an affair in 2016, Chicago writer Susan Peterson, 48, seeks solace on a California vacation with her mother Elizabeth and daughter Amanda. The novelist, however, finds…

Book Review: Sixth Prime (The Prime Saga #1) by Dan O’Brien

Author: Dan O'Brien Release Date: July 22, 2016 Series: The Prime Saga Genre: Science-Fiction Edition: ebook (kindle) Pages: 240 Publisher: - Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb: 2.3.5.7.11.13. A war brews as a galaxy struggles to maintain a peace treaty signed in haste. The Commonwealth boasts sprawling cities built upon slums. The Sovereignty has placed the yoke of industry upon its citizens. Sixteen men and…

Book Review: Sleeping Giants (Themis Files #1)

Author:  Sylvain Neuvel Release Date: April 26th, 2016 Series: Themis Files Genre: Science-Fiction Fantasy > Robots | Speculative Fiction | Thriller Edition: Ebook (mobi) Pages: 320 Publisher: Del Ray Source: NetGalley Buy it here: Amazon Rating: ★★★★★ Blurb:  World War Z meets The Martian. This inventive first novel will please devoted fans of sci-fi as well as literary readers hoping a smart thriller will…

Book Review: September Sky (American Journey #1)

      Author: John A. Heldt Release Date: January 1, 2015 Series: American Journey Genre: Science-Fiction- Time Travel | Romance | History Edition: Ebook (mobi) Pages: 412 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Author Buy it here: Amazon Blurb When unemployed San Francisco reporter Chuck Townsend and his college-dropout son, Justin, take a cruise to Mexico in 2016, each hopes to rebuild a…

Book Review: From A Distant Star

When Lucas Walker inexplicably recovers from a terminal illness, everyone is astonished --except for his girlfriend Emma, who never gave up hope. However, as friends and family celebrate the miracle, Emma becomes alarmed: Lucas has changed. He speaks haltingly, can't recall past events, and even his own dog doesn't recognize him. Emma begins to suspect something is terribly wrong.

Book Review: Googolplex

If you could have anything but the one thing you really wanted, what would you do? Jack is part of a group of colonists traveling to the distant planet Shylock to build themselves a new home. But Jack has trouble letting go of his past and the world he left behind.

Book Review: Smokescreen

It starts in Washington when a lone gunman enters a busy burger chain and opens fire killing twenty-five people. It continues in Paris, London, Sydney and Beijing. Authorities, including FBI agent Jack Rossi find no motive or any connection between the shootings causing fear and panic in the world’s major cities.