Science Fiction

Coping With Death & Destruction by Arrison Kirby (Book Review #150)

This review was kindly requested by Arrison Kirby.  Coping with death and destruction is a collection of fictional stories written with the intent to make you smile, cry, and ponder as you read. This twelve-chapter book, blends in with the deaths that occurred in 2016 losing people like David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Prince, Carries Fisher and more. The stories are written to bring out the sense of endlessness and to provide comfort. Each story is a standalone short segment of what surpasses to []

The Alienation of Courtney Hoffman: A Novel by Brady Stefani (Book Review #123)

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.” The Alienation of Courtney Hoffman is a young adult novel written about a 15-year-old girl named Courtney. The story begins on the night of her birthday. Courtney has an imaginary friend called Astra that she confines in. More interestingly, she has dreams and visions of alien-like people that scare her. She remembers a few things from []

An Empire in Runes by Jeffrey L Kohanek (Book Review #136)

This review was kindly requested by Jeffrey L Kohanek An Empire in Runes is part three of a fantasy series continuing the story of Brock and his compatriots in their journey to confront a horde of monsters that destroy anything in their path. We continue with Brock after they have taken over the prison which is holding on to people that are Unchosen, (without a rune). These are humans that have no standing in society but possess the power of Chaos within []

The Magician’s Workshop by Christopher Hansen (Book Review #132)

This review was kindly requested by the author, Christopher Hansen This is the first book of its series. It is a young adult fantasy novel situated in the land of O’Ceea where everyone has the ability to create magic. However, some have stronger projections than others. Projections have the power to alter reality for good or for evil. The ones that have more substantial projections also have the possibility of having “color” within them. These are people that are able to join []