Citizens is a new kind of science fiction anthology. The names appearing between its covers are not only veteran authors, among the very best in the field, they are military veterans as well. Among the top writers appearing in Citizens are Robert A. Heinlein, Arthur C. Clarke, David Drake, Joe Haldeman, Keith Laumer, Jerry Pournelle, Gene Wolfe and […]Read more "Citizens- John Ringo & Brian M. Thomsen (Editors)"
The Great Crusade that has taken humanity into the stars continues. The Emperor of mankind has handed the reins of command to his favoured son, the Warmaster Horus. Yet all is not well in the armies of the Imperium. Horus is still battling against the jealousy and resentment of his brother primarchs and, when he […]Read more "False Gods – Graham McNeill"
Recently Milou and I were of for a day and we had a day planned in which we were going to go to Amsterdam. No it was not to go get high, we are not like that… Although we did get a bit spaced out, more on that later… One of our rituals when visiting […]Read more "A new book joins my collection."
Herbridia. A planet populated by five kingdoms of animal-human hybrids, each living in their own zone – land, sea, sky, swamp, and underground. Maxan – a young, agile fox-man – operates in the city of Crosswall as a “shadow,” a kind of spy whose sole duty is to observe, report, and never engage. After being […]Read more "#TheAnimalInMan #Joseph Asphahani #NetGalley (DNF26%)"
As a child, Chris Hooper dreamed of monsters. But in deep space, he found only darkness and isolation. Then on planet LV178, he and his fellow miners discovered a storm-scoured, sand-blasted hell – and trimonite, the hardest material known to man. When a shuttle crashes into the mining ship Marion, the miners learn that there […]Read more "Alien: Out of the Shadows- Tim Lebbon"
I am not sure how many times I have mentioned that this month is Halloween month… Even though it is not really celebrated in South Africa, it has become an October theme world wide due to social media and people coming back from “overseas” trips to tell us of weird traditions “over there”. I have […]Read more "Metal Monday- Rob Zombie- Dragula"
Rick Grimes, Sheriff of a small town in Kentucky awakes in a hospital. Comatose after being shot while on duty, Rick finds the world abandoned of all things living and is faced with walking undead, who attack him on sight. He returns home to find his family, son Carl and wife Lori, gone. He meets […]Read more "The Walking Dead – Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore"