“Restoree” by Anne McCaffrey

“The only warning of danger I had was a disgusting wave of dead sea-creature stench.” One day a young librarian named Sara is walking around Central Park, only to be abducted by aliens. A multitude of horrors occur, and Sara loses consciousness. When she starts coming to, she finds herself playing the role of aRead more

“Dying Inside” by Robert Silverberg

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I began reading Robert Silverberg’s Dying Inside for Vintage Sci-Fi Month.  Clearly since it’s midway through February I’m running a bit behind, but such is life. Dying Inside is the story of a telepath named David Selig.  The story is set in our own world in the late 60s/early 70s, contemporary to when the novelRead more

Review and Giveaway: “Forever” by Jacquelyn Frank

I reviewed the first World of the Nightwalkers book, Forbidden, earlier this month, and am following up with a review of Forever, the second book in the series.  This post is part of a blog tour celebrating the release of the third book, entitled Forsaken.  I am giving away a set of all three books inRead more

“The Passage” by Justin Cronin

I had originally intended to read The Passage by Justin Cronin for last year’s R.eaders I.mbibing P.eril Challenge, but took a blogging hiatus around that time and never got around to reading it.  I picked it up last week and realized just how much I’d been missing out on. This is not your ordinary vampire book. ARead more

“Interview With the Vampire” by Anne Rice

  Disclaimer:  Normally, I’m not into vampire novels.  Sometimes they’re okay (if you are Robin McKinley or Elizabeth Kostova).  Sparkly vampires bother me.  This book was really big when I was in high school, but I never got around to reading it because I was too busy reading Nietzsche and various social contract theories.  WhenRead more