Giveaway: “All the Birds in the Sky” by Charlie Jane Anders

Today I’m offering a giveaway of All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders.  All the Birds in the Sky is a blend of sci-fi and fantasy about a pair of childhood friends who meet again in a pre-apocalyptic world.  Here’s the description from Goodreads: Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn’t expect toRead more

“Aberrant Vectors” by JM Guillen

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Aberrant Vectors is the latest release in JM Guillen’s series The Dossiers of Asset 108, a sci-fi espionage series about a cybernetically enhanced sleeper agent attempting to save the world from extradimensional tentacle monsters.  I’ve been intrigued by Guillen’s writing for a while now, because each of his stories is connected in the larger multiverse of The PaeanRead more

“The Primary Protocol” by JM Guillen

The Primary Protocol is the second book in The Dossiers of Asset 108, a series of espionage novels about a cybernetically enhanced secret agent trying to save Earth from an invasion of Lovecraftian monsters.  Once again, JM Guillen takes readers on a wild ride through multiple worlds and dimensions our bold heroes struggle to stay alive, findRead more

“Annihilation” by Jeff Vandermeer

Annihilation, the first book in Jeff Vandermeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy, is a horror/survival story in which mankind explores the site of a world-changing catastrophe. The premise reminds me a bit of Roadside Picnic in that there’s this zone where something seriously weird happened, and it changes the people who interact with it in mysterious ways. Read more

“Black Feathers” by Joseph D’Lacey

Black Feathers is the first book in The Black Dawn, a series by Joseph D’Lacey that is set in the aftermath of an environmental apocalypse in a world not unlike our own.  When I saw this book at Barnes & Noble, I was immediately sucked in by the opening lines of the prologue, and knewRead more

“The Day of the Triffids” by John Wyndham

The Day of the Triffids, originally published in 1951, is a science fiction classic about an apocalyptic world caused by carnivorous plants.  The story opens as the narrator, Bill Masen, wakes up in his hospital bed.  Most of humanity was outside the previous night and saw green meteors flashing across the sky.  The next morning,Read more