The Institute by Stephen King

Readers familiar with Stephen King’s work will not be disappointed by the delightfully plodding, character driven narrative given to us in his newest book.

Posted by on October 22, 2019

Bird Box by Josh Malerman

Malorie is overwhelmed. Having recently discovered she is pregnant, and with the father of her child disappearing from her life, she only has her sister, Shannon, to rely on. Malorie Read more...

Posted by on September 3, 2019

Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Humanity lives underground on an alien world, under threat of annihilation by a race called the Krell, who they know nothing about. Spensa is a seventeen year old girl with Read more...

Posted by on August 20, 2019

Johnny Mnemonic by Robert Longo

Johnny Mnemonic is a camp masterpiece, though it’s somewhat unclear if the makers were in on the joke. The year is 2021 and things are bad.  The opening text crawl Read more...

Posted by on June 22, 2019

Into the Drowning Deep by Mira Grant

Seven years ago the Atargatis was lost at sea with all hands. Their original mission was to film a mockumentary on mermaids for Imagine Entertainment. The shaky footage that was Read more...

Posted by on March 27, 2019

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Breq is the only surviving part of Justice of Toren, the sentient AI within a ship of the Radchaai empire. As an ancillary—a human body remodeled, reprogrammed, and then connected Read more...

Posted by on March 14, 2019

Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton

“Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful” examines the definition of ‘human’ and how technological advancements in our world can change it.

Posted by on March 11, 2019

Last Pick by Jason Walz

In the not so distant past (3 years ago), aliens invaded Earth and took as many 16 to 65-year-olds as they could collect, so long as they seemed useful. The Read more...

Posted by on February 27, 2019

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Neuromancer is the cyberpunk novel.  Published in 1984, it both popularized the genre and is the genre’s most essential work.  It tells the story of a cyberspace cowboy named Case, Read more...

Posted by on August 21, 2018

Beep and Bob: Too Much Space by Jonathan Roth

After failing to fail his entrance exam, Bob has started school at Astro Elementary, the only school located in the orbit of an outer planet, but there’s just one problem: Read more...

Posted by on August 6, 2018

The Postmortal by Drew Magary

The Postmortal is set in an America not too far in the future,where a man has discovered the cure for aging. While at first this is outlawed, and is only Read more...

Posted by on July 21, 2018

Echo (Vol. 1): Moon Lake by Terry Moore

An explosion over Moon Lake catches photographer Julie Martin by surprise. Liquid metal rains from the sky, sticking to her skin and her truck. The metal seems… alive. The pellets Read more...

Posted by on April 13, 2018

Insurgent by Robert Schwentke

The “simulations” that were so important to the first movie retain their relevance here, offering opportunities for approximately three additional and extra-trippy action scenes.  If action is what you want, Read more...

Posted by on March 2, 2018

One Trick Pony by Nathan Hale

It’s Earth, and it’s the future: aliens are hunting humans to harvest electricity, and destroying civilization in the process. At the accidental center of the conflict is Strata, a girl Read more...

Posted by on January 25, 2018

Clara Barton: Angel of the Battlefield by Ann Hood

When their parents go through a divorce, 12 year old twins Maisie and Felix Robbins are forced to move from NYC to Rhode Island, and their lives feel bleak. To Read more...

Posted by on November 14, 2017

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