Book Review: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Title: The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Author: Douglas Adams Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Humor, Science Fiction, Fiction, Adventure Publisher: Del Ray Publishing Published: September 27, 1995 Page Amount: 21 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect,…

Book Review: The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

Title: The Eyre Affair Author: Jasper Fforde Genre: Mystery, Fantasy, Humor, Science Fiction, Books About Books, Fiction Publisher: Penguin Books Published: February 25, 2003 Page Amount: 374 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Welcome to a surreal version of Great Britain, circa 1985, where time travel is routine, cloning is a reality (dodos are the resurrected pet of choice), and literature is taken…

Three Books of the Week

In case it hasn’t sunk in yet, I’ve been an absolute menace lately when it comes to getting my reading in. It’s probably the weather, or sudden abundance of friends – but as I pointed out last week – I have not been *ahem* up to my normal reading standards. I have been trying to…

Book Review: Armada by Ernest Cline

Title: Armada Author: Ernest Cline Genre: Science Fiction, Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, War Publisher: Crown Publishing Published: July 14, 2015 Page Amount: 349 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Zack Lightman has spent his life dreaming. Dreaming that the real world could be a little more like the countless science-fiction books, movies, and videogames he’s spent his life consuming. Dreaming…

Book Review: The Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauman

Title: The Teleportation Accident Author: Ned Beauman Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Historical, Contemporary, Humor, Literary Fiction Publisher: Sceptre Published: July 19, 2012 Page Amount: 357 pages Blurb From Goodreads: When you haven’t had sex in a long time, it feels like the worst thing that is happening to anyone anywhere. If you’re living in…

Book Review: Ink by Sabrina Vourvoulias

Title: Ink Author: Sabrina Vourvoulias Genre: Fiction, Science Fiction, Speculative Fiction, Dystopia, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, Urban Fantasy Publisher: Crossed Genres Publications Published: October 15, 2012 Page Amount: 230 pages Blurb From Goodreads: What happens when rhetoric about immigrants escalates to an institutionalized population control system? The near-future, dark speculative novel INK opens as a biometric tattoo is approved for…

Book Review: North American Lake Monsters: Stories by Nathan Ballingrud

Title: North American Lake Monsters: Stories Author: Nathan Ballingrud Genre: Short Stories, Horror, Fiction, Fantasy, Weird Fiction, Magical Realism, Anthologies, Supernatural, Literary Fiction Publisher: Small Beer Press Published: July 16, 2013 Page Amount: 300 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Nathan Ballingrud’s Shirley Jackson Award winning debut collection is a shattering and luminous experience not to be missed…

Book Review: Flex by Ferrett Steinmetz

Title: Flex Author: Ferrett Steinmetz Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Fiction, Magic, Science Fiction, Paranormal, Supernatural, Alternate History Publisher: Angry Robot Published: March 3, 2015 Page Amount: 429 pages Blurb From Goodreads: FLEX: Distilled magic in crystal form. The most dangerous drug in the world. Snort it, and you can create incredible coincidences to live the life of your dreams. FLUX: The…

Book Review: Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips

Title: Gods Behaving Badly Author: Marie Phillips Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Mythology, Humor, Romance Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Published: December 10, 2007 Page Amount: 293 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Being a Greek god is not all it once was. Yes, the twelve gods of Olympus are alive and well in the twenty-first century, but they are crammed together in…

Book Review: Superposition by David Walton

Title: Superposition Author: David Walton Genre: Science Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Fantasy, Detective Publisher: Pyr Published: April 7, 2015 Page Amount: 303 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Jacob Kelley’s family is turned upside down when an old friend turns up, waving a gun and babbling about an alien quantum intelligence. The mystery deepens when the friend is found dead in…

Book Review: Of Things Gone Astray by Janina Matthewson

Title: Of Things Gone Astray Author: Janina Matthewson Genre: Fiction, Magical Realism, Fantasy, Adult Fiction, Contemporary Publisher: The Friday Project Published: August 28, 2014 Page Amount: 278 pages Blurb From Goodreads: On a seemingly normal morning in London, a group of people all lose something dear to them, something dear but peculiar: the front of their house,…

Book Review: Magic for Beginners by Kelly Link

Title: Magic for Beginners Author: Kelly Link, Shelley Jackson (Illustration) Genre: Short Stories, Fantasy, Fiction, Magical Realism Publisher: Mariner Books Published: September 5, 2006 Page Amount: 297 pages Blurb From Goodreads: The nine stories in Link’s second collection are the spitting image of those in her acclaimed debut, Stranger Things Happen: effervescent blends of quirky humor and pathos that…