Category Archives: Book Reviews

Refusing the Veil

Veiled Feminism? I saw a video the other day, in the form of a gifset on Tumblr. The phrase that resonates most with people is, “the liberation lies in the choice.” It’s a noble sentiment. People should be free to … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Silk Over Razor Blades

★★★★★ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Ileandra Young’s website Ileandra Young’s Silk Over Razor Blades, published 2015, is the first in the vampire trilogy Saar’s Legacy. There are two stories being told here, one set in present day Britain, and one in … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Vampires | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Elusive Radiance

★★★★★ Pride Publishing Aidee Ladnier’s blog Goodreads Amazon Kobo iBooks Barnes and Noble Aidee Ladnier had a lovely guest post on this blog last month (Why I Love Science Fiction Romance) and I was curious enough to pick up her … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Physics from the Edge

★★★★★ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Michael Edward McCulloch’s blog It’s not often I pick up a non-fiction book and devour it cover to cover, but the writing here is accessible, and the theory and equations well explained and helped by illustrations. … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Open Skies

★★★★☆ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Yolande Kleinn’s blog Yolande Kleinn’s Open Skies, published March 2016, is an enjoyable space novella giving us a glimpse of a galactic civilisation in which many spacefaring species coexist, for the most part peacefully but echoes … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Codename: Night Witch (The Girls From Alcyone)

★★★★★ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Cary Caffrey’s blog Cary Caffrey’s Codename: Night Witch, published 2015, continues the very enjoyable space opera that started with The Girls From Alcyone and continued with The Machines of Bellatrix. Arguably, Codename: Night Witch, is the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Deadly is the Female

★★★☆☆ Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk goodreads Laura Huntley’s blog LT3 Deadly is the female vampire, and especially so the lesbian vampire. Think about it. Straight female vampires always end up adoring a vastly superior alpha male vampire. Bisexual female vampires are generally … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Vampires | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments