The Black Company by Glen Cook. Tor Essentials. 274 pages. I first came upon this book when I was looking for the sequel to The Last Watch by J.S. Dewes. As I have mentioned many times here before, I loves me some military science fiction. And the review on Amazon said, well if you like … More Review: “The Black Company” by Glen Cook
The Heretic: A Supernatural Adventure Series (The Templar Chronicles Book 1) by Joseph Nassise. Harbinger Books. 262 pages. I’ll admit that the reason why I initially picked this book up to read it was that I wrote a book myself called The Heretic back a few years ago. And there are a few vague similarities … More Review: “The Heretic” by Joseph Nassise
“The world does not need more Christian literature. What it needs is more Christians writing more good literature.” — C.S. Lewis The city of the future was made of glass and steel, and shone brilliantly in the night. It was surrounded by ribbons of light, a steady stream of vehicles shining in the night as … More It’s About The Fall of Adam and Eve. Or About the Antichrist. Or Maybe Neither of Them.
Last night was the long-awaited season premiere for The Walking Dead that answered the question: Who was Negan going to kill? I won’t include any spoilers here, because I know there are probably some readers out there who haven’t seen the episode yet, and I hate it when that happens to me. But on top … More It’s the Kobayashi Maru All Over Again
The Gunslinger (The Dark Tower #1) by Stephen King. 251 pages. Simon and Schuster. To fully appreciate The Gunslinger (as a fellow writer) you have to read the introduction by the author and realize that this book was originally written when Stephen King was in college. The version I read had been subject to a … More Review: “The Gunslinger” by Stephen King
The Einstein Prophecy by Robert Masello. 338 pages. 47North. It’s always fun to mix a little history, a little military, in with your science fiction and/or horror. In this case, the story is of an art history professor who serves during World War II in Europe and is assigned with another soldier to recover precious … More Review: “The Einstein Prophecy” by Robert Masello
The City of Mirrors: A Novel (Book Three of The Passage Trilogy) by Justin Cronin. Ballantine Books. 624 pages. Back when I was a kid, there was a well-known, very successful author named James Michener. He was known for novels centered around specific geographic locations, with perhaps his most famous being his book, Hawaii. He was also … More Review: “City of Mirrors” by Justin Cronin