Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Book Review: The Consuming Fire by John Scalzi

Last year’s book, The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi, was a riotous, no-holds-barred imperial space opera that was a lot of fun and introduced us to the intriguing setting of the Interdependancy. The sequel is The Consuming Fire, which follows on with the same set of characters as they face up to the imminent collapse of the inter-dimensional flows that link the worlds of the Interdependancy together.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Magazine Review: Brick Journal #53

A review copy of Brick Journal # 53 arrived in good time to coincide with the return to TV of ‘Lego Masters’, which I enjoyed watching last year. ‘Brick Journal’ is packed with articles about and interviews with Lego model designers, instructions for various models and other Lego-related articles of interest to AFOLs (Adult Fans of Lego).

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Book Review: Legion: The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds by Brandon Sanderson

“That was fantastically, amazingly brilliant,” I said as he closed the cover on ‘Legion: The Many Lives Of Stephen Leeds’ by Brandon Sanderson.
“Really?” Bartholomew sneered from his position by the window. Bartholomew wasn’t real – none of the other people in the room were – but that didn’t stop him having an opinion. “That’s your considered opinion is it?”

Read the rest of my review, written in the style of Legion: The Many Lives Of Stephen Leeds’ by Brandon Sanderson on SF Crowsnest.

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Book Review: The Moons of Barsk by Lawrence M. Schoen

I thoroughly enjoyed Lawrence M. Schoen’s debut novel Barsk: The Elephant’s Graveyard a couple of years back and became enchanted with his tale of arboreal elephants on the planet Barsk and their limited relationship with the multi-special Alliance of Worlds.

Read the rest of my review at SF Crowsnest.