Monthly Archives: May 2013

An Officer’s Duty by Jean Johnson – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

An Officer's Duty

Shadowhawk reviews the second novel in the Theirs Not To Reason Why hard military SF series from Ace/Roc Books.

“I expected this book to be better than the first one, sure. I didn’t expect it to be so damn amazing.” ~Shadowhawk

Out Now: Any Other Name by Emma Newman (Angry Robot)


Shadowhawk takes a look at the just-released Split Worlds sequel, published by Angry Robot Books.

“The fairy-tale vibe from the cover of the first novel in the series, Between Two Thorns, is well and truly alive in the cover to sequel and is in fact much stronger. Another superb cover from Angry Robot Books.” ~Shadowhawk

Halo: Glasslands by Karen Traviss – Paperback Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius takes a look at the latest product of Karen Traviss’ mind,  Halo: Glasslands.

“Fit for kindling” – The Founding Fields

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Fist of Demetrius by William King – Review [Lord of the Night]

At least the cover is unquestionably great. Look closely enough and you can see the main cast.

Lord of the Night reviews the second book in the Macharius Crusade trilogy, Fist of Demetrius by veteran Black Library author William King.

“A book that starts off strongly but sadly reveals a fair few flaws along the way that let it down quite a bit.” – The Founding Fields

Neverland’s Library Anthology – An Indiegogo Crowd-funding Project

Neverland's Library

Shadowhawk briefly talks about the Neverland’s Library Anthology crowd-funding project.

“A fantastic anthology, featuring several big-name authors, and helping to raise money for an educational charity in the process.” ~Shadowhawk

The Age Atomic by Adam Christopher – Book Review [Shadowhawk]

The Age Atomic

Shadowhawk reviews the sequel to the excellent 2012 debut Empire State by Adam Christopher.

“Quite simply, this was disappointing in the extreme.” ~The Founding Fields

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The Top 20 Comics That You Should Be Looking Out For On Wednesday 29 May 2013

X-Men #1

Bane of Kings gives a rundown on the Top 20 Comics that you should be looking out for this week.

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Halo: The Cole Protocol by Tobias S. Buckell – Book Review [Bellarius]


Bellarius takes a look into the Halo universe with the The Cole Protocol by Tobias S. Buckell.

“Expanding upon the universe with every page” – The Founding Fields

Playing Tyler by TL Costa – Advance Review [Bane of Kings]

Playing Tyler

Bane of Kings writes an Advance Review of TL Costa’s first Strange Chemistry (Angry Robot Imprint) novel, Playing Tyler, that asks the question: when is a game not a game? It’s released on 2 July 2013.

“Realistic and entertaining, Playing Tyler is a strong debut, reccommended for the right audience.” ~The Founding Fields

Fade To Black by Francis Knight – Book Review [Shadowhawk]


Shadowhawk reviews one of Orbit’s latest debut novels.

“Edgy, fast-paced, innovative magic system, wonderfully realised dystopia and interesting gender dynamics help establish the debut as a decent one, but there is still ample room for development that should not be ignored.” ~Shadowhawk

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