Review Elsa Bloodstone – Cath Lauria

Elsa Bloodstone just can’t catch a break. She’s barely finished shutting down a hive of ratmen when a special ops squad turns up guns blazing – and they’re shooting at her! It’s nothing a good grenade can’t sort out though. When Elsa returns home, she discovers an unexpected guest claiming to be her long-lost sister, seeking…… Continue reading Review Elsa Bloodstone – Cath Lauria

Review The Annual Migration of Clouds – Premee Mohamed

In post-climate disaster Alberta, a woman infected with a mysterious parasite must choose whether to pursue a rare opportunity far from home or stay and help rebuild her community The world is nothing like it once was: climate disasters have wracked the continent, causing food shortages, ending industry, and leaving little behind. Then came Cad,…… Continue reading Review The Annual Migration of Clouds – Premee Mohamed

Review Fugitive Telemetry (The Murderbot Diaries #6) – Martha Wells

No, I didn’t kill the dead human. If I had, I wouldn’t dump the body in the station mall. When Murderbot discovers a dead body on Preservation Station, it knows it is going to have to assist station security to determine who the body is (was), how they were killed (that should be relatively straightforward,…… Continue reading Review Fugitive Telemetry (The Murderbot Diaries #6) – Martha Wells

Middle Grade on Monday: A Glasshouse of Stars – Shirley Marr

Meixing Lim and her family have arrived at the New House in the New Land, inherited from First Uncle who died tragically and unexpectedly while picking oranges in the backyard. Everything is vast and unknown to Meixing and not in a good way, including the house she has dubbed Big Scary. She is embarrassed by…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: A Glasshouse of Stars – Shirley Marr

Review All the Murmuring Bones – A.G. Slatter

Long ago Miren O’Malley’s family prospered due to a deal struck with the Mer: safety for their ships in return for a child of each generation. But for many years the family have been unable to keep their side of the bargain and have fallen into decline. Miren’s grandmother is determined to restore their glory,…… Continue reading Review All the Murmuring Bones – A.G. Slatter

Review The Butcher of Berner Street (Leo Stanhope Cases #3) – Alex Reeve

The headlines scream warnings about the ‘Butcher of Berner Street!’ and the journalist behind them – Leo Stanhope – is secretly thrilled to see the effect his words are having.Leo’s previous work has largely been concentrated on more mundane issues but when an anonymous letter summons him to a club in East London, only for…… Continue reading Review The Butcher of Berner Street (Leo Stanhope Cases #3) – Alex Reeve

Middle Grade on Monday: Jane Austen Investigates – Julia Golding

It’s 1789 and a young Jane Austen turns detective as she seeks to solve the mysterious happenings at Southmoor Abbey. When a carriage accident forces a change of plans, 13-year-old Jane is sent to be a companion to Lady Cromwell for a week as the household prepares to celebrate the eldest son’s coming-of-age party. While…… Continue reading Middle Grade on Monday: Jane Austen Investigates – Julia Golding