Tag Archives: Sci-fi

The Spider Wars #1: The Burning Dark by Adam Christopher – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Milo, aka “Bane of Kings” covers the latest novel by Empire State author Adam Christopher, a dark sci-fi book that is his first for a publisher outside of Angry Robot – Titan Books in the UK and and Tor in the USA. This book is the first in the Spider Wars series, and was released today (25 March) in the UK and the USA.

“An excellent book that reads like a haunted house novel in space. Very cinematic, reading like a thriller – The Burning Dark looks different from Christopher’s previous novels and really works – this is one book that you won’t want to miss. Recommneded.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Legends of the Duskwalker: Three by Jay Posey – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings shares his thoughts on the Angry Robot published Three, written by Jay Posey.

“A fun, action packed read that serves as a solid debut – I’m on board for Book Two for certain.” ~Bane of Kings, The Founding Fields

Sailor of the Skysea by A.C.F. Crawford – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Sailor of the Skysea

Bane of Kings reviews the self-published novel Sailor of the Skysea, by A.C.F. Crawford. 

“An interesting, confident adventure story that makes my experience with self-published novels continue to be successful.” ~The Founding Fields

The Expanse: Abaddon’s Gate by James SA Corey – Book Review [Bane of Kings]

Abaddon's Gate

Bane of Kings reviews James SA Corey’s latest outing for the Expanse series, entitled Abaddon’s Gate, published by Orbit Books, the third in a continuously awesome Space Opera series. 

“There are some series that I wish could go on forever, and The Expanse is one that fulfils that category. James SA Corey delivers another stunning entry with Abaddon’s Gate, and therefore Book Four cannot come fast enough.” ~The Founding Fields

Deathwatch by Steve Parker – Book Review [Bane of Kings]


Bane of Kings returns to the grimdark far future with Steve Parker’s Deathwatch, published by Black Library.

“A book that is great fun to read. Steve Parker crafts an entertaining, action packed read that reminds us why the very idea ofa Deathwatch novel is so awesome.” ~The Founding Fields

Under the Dome by Stephen King – Book Review

djinn24 reviews Stephen King’s Sci-Fi/Thriller book, Under the Dome, the basis for the upcoming CBS television miniseries by Stephen Spielberg’s DreamWorks Television premiering June 24th, 2013.

The master of character development comes at you again, bringing with him a cast of characters you will love, hate, and despise. ~ The Founding Fields

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]

The 5th Wave

Bane of Kings writes an advance review of the upcoming young adult novel  The 5th Wave, written by Rick Yancey and published by Putnam Juvenile on May 7 in the UK.

“This book is not just the next Hunger Games. This is the book that’s going to run circles around the Hunger Games, and come out on top in pretty much every way. Spectacular, and a high contender for not just the best YA novel of 2013, but one of the best novels of 2013 as well. ~The Founding Fields

The Future we Left Behind by Mike A. Lancaster Advance Review [djinn24]


A future we Left Behind by Mike A Lancaster is finally being released in the United States and djinn24 does an advance review on the US edition coming out November 13th.

Has the human race been upgraded, where the Straker tapes real, has all he has known been fake? -The Founding Fields

Notable Sci-Fi / Fantasy Releases June 2012


Bane of Kings continues the Notable Sci-Fi/Fantasy Releases feature on The Founding Fields, by looking back at the novels that you should have been reading in June 2012, with eight novels released by Black Library, Orbit, Angry Robot and Gollancz.

Previous Notable Sci-Fi/Fantasy Releases 2012: January, February, March, April, May.

Notable Sci-Fi/Fantasy Releases – April 2012


Bane of Kings continues the notable Sci-Fi/Fantasy releases feature of The Founding Fields with a look into some of the  novels that you should be looking out for that were released in April 2012.