Science Fiction

Outland Exile (Book 1) of Old Men and Infidels by W. Clark Boutwell (Book Review #150)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 3 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Outland Exile is a futuristic novel written in a world where society is dominated by a high-tech dictatorship system. In this story, designer drugs and computer generated experiences are a reality. Malila is a seventeen-year-old, second lieutenant, working for the Unity Forces as security. She is given a mission that goes wrong causing her to be kidnapped and her []

The Drowned Tower (Heartstone) By Nicholas Rinth (Book Review #197)

This review was kindly requested by the author, Nicholas Rinth. The drowned tower is the first fantasy novel in the Heartstone Series written about a girl named Sylvie. Sylvie possesses magical powers and works for the Zenith Council by doing their biddings. The Drowned Tower is at the Eastern Branch of the land, which is called, Ferus Terria. The Practitioners Institute of Magic picks one child as the “Chosen” and just like any other institute, it teaches kids to enhance their magical []

Poor Unfortunate Soul by Serena Valentino (Book Review #176)

Ursula is full of hatred and wants revenge. The revenge is on a much higher scale than anyone could fathom. She wants her brother, Triton, dead. She knows that she cannot accomplish this with her powers alone. Although Ursula possesses one of the strongest magical powers of all, she still needs help. Hence, she approaches the three witch sisters. As her luck might have it, they too are looking for the powerful sea witch. Their sister Circe has left them and they []

Recreance by H. G. Chambers (Book Review #198)

This review was kindly requested by H. G. Chambers. Recreance is the first fantasy novel of its series, written about a 17-year-old boy named Oren. His parents are killed by the Ministry Breakers. He flees his home and says goodbye to his best friend, Clementine. Oren’s life is never the same again. Oren befriends a mentor named, Khalil, and learns the truth about the Ministry. He is seeking revenge but above all, his destiny is now in his own hands. As he []

Pnaramakhia by Flavio Verna Santonocito (Book Review #183)

This review was kindly requested by Flavio Verna Santonocito. Pnaramakhia is an action thriller story about two knights tracking down a monster in the City of Masks. The two brothers are on a mission to kill a beast. As the two are separated, things begin to unravel. This dystopian thriller then intrigues you to read the book to the end. The world building and character development are well in depth. I found the literature style and standard to be most spectacular. The []