Science Fiction

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.   []

The Footsteps of Cain by Derek Kohlhagen (Book Review #155)

This review was kindly requested by Derek Kohlhagen. The footsteps of Cain is a post-apocalyptic, science fiction story with substantial metaphysical underpinnings. It revolves around a man seeking his freedom. He is controlled by supernatural forces and is given the task of killing humanity only because he has committed a dreadful crime. The layout is divided into two sections. It explains the backstory of how his fate became this way and then it moves towards the future where he has succeeded killing []

Underneath By M. N. Arzu (Book Review #153)

This review was kindly requested by M. N. Arzu From time to time I receive the odd kind of book that I am not sure if I am going to like. This book brought me to shame for judging it. Underneath is book one of A Merfolk Tale. The story is set in Maine where a merman is found injured on the beach. His wounds are so bad that his tail is cut open and it appears that he has been beaten []

Assassin (Starlight #1) by Dori N. Hoxa (Book Review #148)

This review was kindly requested by Dori Hoxa. Assassin is the first book of the starlight saga which is a science fiction story written about a girl named Star Watson. She is an ordinary teenager with even more ordinary dreams. However, someone places something really important in her mind without her knowing, placing herself and her family in danger while making her “The Keeper.” “I hide in plain sight, do not speak. Do not seek. Do not think of The Unique. You []

Complicated Blue by P J Whittlesea (Book Review #140)

This review was kindly requested by P J Whittlesea Complicated Blue is a fantasy novel based in a world where all witches are not created equal, and the dead roam the streets. It is a witch’s job to help the dead find what their purpose in life was so that they can finally rest and leave the world to the living. Our lead character Anais Blue is a witch who is trapped in the body of a five-year-old girl. As frustrating as []

Rise of the Chosen by Anna Kopp (Book Review #156)

This review was kindly requested by Anna Kopp Rise of the Chosen is a young adult novel written about a girl named Sam. The world setting is in a way that when you die two things may happen. You either come back as The Woken, which have lost all sense of self and are driven by lust to kill, or you return as a The Chosen, gloriously selected with powerful abilities protecting the un-dead. Sam’s father is a hero, so she has []