Cast Under an Alien Sun by Olan Thorensen

A modern chemistry PhD student is dumped in a less-technically-developed human society on another planet, and gets busy re-inventing. From my brief glance at the book description before I started reading, I was expecting a story of a lone human surviving on an alien planet. In fact the alien plant is occupied by a thriving

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Arm Of The Sphinx (Books of Babel ) By Josiah Bancroft (Review)

Sent to me by Orbit in exchange for an honest review. Release Date: 15/03/18 Publisher: Orbit ISBN: 978-0356510835 Format: Paperback, 448pp Genre: Science-Fiction/Adventure/Fantasy Rating: 5/5 Summed up in a word: Exploration First Impressions This Books of Babel series is seriously addictive and it is a shame I have to wait so long for The Hod……

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Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft (Review)

I bought this as I was desperate to read it. This is still an honest review though! Release Date: 27/08/17 Publisher: Orbit (Little, Brown) ISBN: 978-0356510804 Format: Paperback, 432pp Genre: Science-Fiction/Adventure/Fantasy Rating: 5/5 Summed up in a word: Escalating First Impressions I saw plenty of great reviews for Senlin Ascends within the book community and……

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Battle Mage by Peter Flannery

A sickly young man fights demons and scheming wizards to become a powerful dragon-riding battle mage. This book wouldn’t win any prizes: the writing is sloppy, the characters one dimensional, and humanity is threatened by pure evil demons for no obvious reason. But it’s also highly engaging, very readable, and great fun. If you like

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