Books

David Tallerman’s Patchwerk Book Review

Note: My copy of Patchwerk was supplied by Tor. The novella releases January 19th, 2016 The first thing you should know about Patchwerk by David Tallerman is that I found it hard to finish on my first attempt. I received a revi...


The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

I love desktop books and I really love Star Wars desktop books so after seeing The Force Awakens I immediately wanted to pick up The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Even though we’re looking at concept art I’m...


Nick Mamatas’ The Last Weekend: Book Review

Self-loathing is just as addictive and pleasurable as any other drug; awful when it’s gone yet comforting in the moment. It lets you admit that life sucks and won’t change because you suck, so there’s really no reason to ...



On Loving Unconditionally (and Dying of Boredom/Verbosity) – We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves Review

Note: There are minor plot spoilers in this review. The Cooke family is the archetypal dysfunctional family: a father, a mother, and three children—one boy, one so-average girl, and one not-so-average girl. The father becomes...


Dark Victory: A Novel of the Alien Resistance Book Review

Note: My copy of Dark Victory was supplied by Edelweiss. The novel releases January 5th, 2016 Historically, I haven’t had the best luck with military scifi. I love the concept, and I know good novels in this genre exist, but ...