Quirk Classics/ Sci Fi & Fantasy Reviews
Reviews of Science Fiction and Fantasy books
Android Karenina - a Review
Quirk Classics has come out with yet another great literary parody. This time author Ben H. Winters teams up with literary great Leo Tolstoy for the science fiction masterpiece Android Karenina.
Arcan's Revenge - a Review
Arcan's Revenge, written by Nelani A. Nettrour, is the exciting sequel to Soaring Free.
Bad Glass - a Review
Bad Glass, written by Richard E. Gropp, is a dark fantasy that will haunt you. Full of bizarre images described in spectacular detail, this book will invade your dreams.
Blood Faerie - a Review
Blood Faerie is an urban fantasy novel written by author India Drummond. It is the first novel in the Caledonia Fae series.
Countdown City – a Review
In The Last Policeman, it is discovered that there is an asteroid hurtling towards Earth. This asteroid cannot be stopped. In Countdown City: The Last Policeman Book II, there are only seventy-seven days left before Earth is hit by this deadly asteroid, and all life, such as it is, will end.
Dawn of the Dreadfuls - Review
The book opens during a funeral. The corpse just doesn’t behave as a corpse should. Instead of staying in the coffin, waiting to be put in the ground and decay, he rises up out of it, emitting an unearthly howl. Needless to say, the funeral comes to a dead halt. This is just the beginning.
Dreadfully Ever After - a Review
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dreadfully Ever After", by Steve Hockensmith, is the third book in the Pride and Prejudice and Zombie series from Quirk Classics. It is a thrilling, action-packed, hilarious conclusion to the Pride and Prejudice and Zombie series.
Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire Lithograph
This collectible lithograph would be an awesome gift for any fan of the Harry Potter series. A picture of the dark and imposing Hogwarts castle, surrounded by mountains, graces the front of the cover. On the back is the Hogwarts crest with the mountains in the background.
Information Cloud – a Review
This science fiction story, full of futuristic machinery and weapons, was written by Peter J. West. Something is rotten in Cinnamon City. Nick and Rachel are determined to find out who is at the root of all the corruption and stop it.
Mack Dunstan's Inferno - a Review
I'm sure you remember my review on Mr. Collins' last book, "Mystery of Everyman's Way". He asked me to review this book for him, and since it wasn't published by eTreasures publishing,I agreed to do so.
Miss Peregrine's Home for. . .Review
The vivid descriptions and unique similes in "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" filled the mind of this reader with vivid images. Some brought laughter, while others brought shivers of suspense. Ransom Riggs has successfully combined vintage photographs with an electrifying story.
Mystery of Everyman's Way - a Review
"Mystery of Everyman’s Way" sounded as though it would be exciting. It was supposed to be full of twists and turns that would keep me on the edge of my seat. My excitement about reading this particular book soon withered away to boredom when I found the story impossible to follow or understand.
Never Ever After - a Review
Do you remember being read fairy tales when you were a child? The monsters were always defeated, the beautiful lady was always rescued by Prince Charming, and everyone lived happily ever after. What happened after the end of the stories that we read? Did everyone really live happily ever after?
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies - a Review
"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies", a classic much improved by the addition of zombies, was written by Jane Austen and co-authored by Seth Grahame-Smith. I tried to read the original by Ms. Austen, but never could make it very far.
Professor Gargoyle - a Review
Professor Gargoyle: Tales from Lovecraft Middle School #1, written by Charles Gilman, is the first volume in a new series of novels for young people, ages ten and up. The black-and-white illustrations throughout the book help bring the characters to life right in front of your eyes.
Sheol - a Review
Gehenna. Tartarus. Sheol. The moaners, or zombies, made their unexpected appearance in the Old West town of Gehenna and chased the survivors all the way to the Tartarus River. The few who survived that made it to the town of Sheol.
Soaring Free - a Review
Soaring Free by Nelani A. Nettrour is a fantasy, a story of love, a story of faithfulness, and a story of betrayal.
Taft 2012 - a Review
"Taft 2012", by Jason Heller, is a thoroughly enjoyable book that has appropriately been released just before our next Presidential election. This book puts forth the idea that accountability needs to be returned to Washington, D.C. and its political inhabitants.
The Adventures of the Beat 5 Boys - a Review
At one time or another, every red-blooded boy dreams of being able to overcome any situation, no matter how dire it seems. Has there ever been a boy who wouldn't love to wrestle a crocodile and emerge victorious with the crocodile under his control?
The Children of Hamelin - a Review
Fairy tales are just make-believe stories, right? But what if the Pied Piper really existed? What if instead of leading the children out of Hamelin, that is where he took them?
The City's Son - a Review
The City's Son is an urban fantasy debut novel by Tom Pollock. Urban fantasy is a sub-genre of fantasy. Most are set in contemporary times. This story takes place during modern times in the busy, crowded British city of London, England.
The Last Enchantment - a Review
"The Last Enchantment", by Mary Stewart, is the third book in the Arthurian saga. These books just keep getting better and better. Not able to stop at the second book in the series, I purchased a copy of "The Last Enchantment" myself.
The Last Policeman - a Review
The book opens at the scene of a supposed suicide by hanging. Hank Palace feels that something is wrong, that his insurance salesman did not commit suicide. No one else really cares. But if this has been a murder then he wants to solve it, even if everyone is going to die soon.
The Meowmorphosis - a Review
Quirk Classics, famous for giving new life to older, superior works of fiction, has done it again. "The Metamorphosis", by Franz Kafka, has now been transformed into "The Meowmorphosis".
The Slither Sisters - a Review
We return to Lovecraft Middle Schools for another creepy adventure in The Slither Sisters. At the end of the first book in the series, twin sisters Sarah and Sylvia Price had returned to the school after their mysterious disappearance. But there is something different about them.
The Wicked Day - a Review
"The Wicked Day", by Mary Stewart, is the fourth and final book in the Arthurian saga. This book fills in what happened in Mordred's life until the time Morgause, upon command of King Arthur, brought him and his step-brothers to Camelot.
Tomoe Gozen - a Review
Tomoe Gozen, written by fantasy author Jessica Amanda Salmonson, takes one on a journey to Naipon, a world that is very similar to medieval Japan.
Velveteen - a Review
Have you ever wanted to exact revenge upon someone? What if you were dead? Would you still want revenge? Velveteen, by Daniel Marks, is a dark revenge fantasy written for those twelve years and older.
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Douglas E. Richards, the author of Wired, has succeeded in writing a book that I simply could not put down. It is a thriller. But it is also a mystery with science fiction and a bit of romance thrown in.
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