Science Fiction

The Sword to Unite by Peter Hopkins (Book Review #196)

This review was kindly requested by the author, Peter Hopkins. The Sword to Unite is a fantasy novel written about a man named Cedric. He is the Lord of Orford and he suffers from dark visions and omens. When a tome is stolen he makes all efforts to find it and on the way, uncovers some truth behind his own past and reason. There is an ancient prophecy and Azrael, the wraith of corruption has returned. Just like any fantasy book, you []

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 []

Echo Effect by Robert D. Armstrong (Book Review #171)

This review was kindly requested by Robert Armstrong. Echo Effect is a science fiction futuristic book written about a U.S. Army Ranger Michael Keller and his fiancée, Vala. The world is set 60 years in the future and the technology is well advanced creating these super soldiers called the E.C.H.O. Michael goes missing and does not return home. Vala pursues to find out where he is and by doing so, she enters this world full of violence, life-threatening situations and risks everything []

Into Autumn: A Story of Survival by Larry Landgraf (Book Review #192)

This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” Into Autumn is a science fiction story written about a man named Lars Lindgren. An apocalypse has happened ending any electricity, water, services, and gasoline. Life is hard for everyone, and Lars is able to somehow survive by planting vegetables on his 40-acre land and eating off the fish and animals he traps. A woman named []

In the Depths of Darnkess by Sean N Fletcher (Book Review #152)

This review was kindly requested by Sean Fletcher. In the Depths of Darkness is the first of its series. It’s a science fiction, space fantasy novel written about Alex Starburn. He gets arrested for stealing and is then given a choice to either rot in backwater or to become a soldier and serve the Earth Alliance. The story is set in the year 2119. Alex begins training only to realize that he and a few others have been chosen for a trial testing. []

The Prophecy (Saga of the Chosen Book 1) by Petra Landon (Book review #152)

This review was kindly requested by Petra Landon. The Prophecy is the first of the Saga of the Chosen series. It is an urban fantasy book written with full of mysteries, action, and adventure. There is a hint of romance embedded within the story giving it an edge. The world is set in a contemporary style, containing Wizards, Vampires, and Shapeshifters. The heroine of this story is from San Francisco. Her name is Tasia, and she is on a mission to investigate []

The Perihelion by David Wozniak (Book Review #154)

This review was kindly requested by David Wozniak. The Perihelion is a science fiction story set in the future. The year is 2069, and the perihelion is about to happen. Chicago is now called Bluecore 1C. There are six protagonists, each with their own story and path striving towards salvation. Humans are hybrids of 99% human DNA and 1% animal (99ers). The world is set in a high-tech form of drones, cabs driven by computers, embedded IDs, futuristic weapons and more.   []