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Captain’s Review – A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men I was a fan of Darkship Thieves when it came out, and when I was (fortunately) stranded in a local bookstore (Book People in Austin is great), I saw that the second book in the series – Darkship Renegades was out. I was understandably excited. If you’re a fan of Heinlein’s …Read the Rest

Gu – Book Review

October 23, 2012
Gu – Book Review

We’re always on the lookout for authors whose writing style fits the sort of optimistic mold that might appear in …Read the Rest

Owner’s Share: A Podcast Novel Review

I think we all, at Flying Island Press, look up to Nathan Lowell. And there are many reasons, not the least of which is that he’s a really, really, nice guy. He’s a prolific writer who started out by podcasting all of his stories and has made the “Big Time” getting his stories published on […]

The Amazing Spider-Meh

July 3, 2012
The Amazing Spider-Meh

I have a reputation for being remarkably forgiving of my genre content. I really liked Returner – a Japanese sci-fi …Read the Rest

The Amazing Spider-Meh

July 3, 2012
The Amazing Spider-Meh

I have a reputation for being remarkably forgiving of my genre content. I really liked Returner – a Japanese sci-fi flick so laden with genre cliches, it was every other sci-fi movie for the ten years that preceded it, including elements from The Matrix, Transformers, Independence Day, and even Timestoppers. So, you’d think I’d be […]

Silent Victor – Book Review

Typically I reserve reviews of the books I read outside of the science fiction and fantasy genres for my own …Read the Rest

Mik Murdoch: Boy Superhero – Review

Now that I have kids I find the things on my “To Read” shelf are changing. In part that’s because …Read the Rest

Discount Miracles – Book Review

I picked up a copy of Brand Gamblin’s book Discount Miracles while I was at Batlicon a few weeks ago. …Read the Rest

Never Let the Right One Go, A Duology – Book Review

This “duology’ is easily one of the most interesting concepts for a series I’ve heard of recently. Teel McClanahan has …Read the Rest

The Janus Affair – Review

I had the pleasure of reading The Janus Affair: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel by Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine over the last week. Before I get into the whys and wherefores of that pleasantness, allow me to get a few things out of the way, in case these names or this book series […]

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