If you like classic, procedural-style sci-fi with complex characters and worldbuilding, this is the book for you.
A post-Civil War apocalypse then - Two lukewarm sci-fi mysteries - A post-climate disaster revolution
"In many ways, Head On and its predecessor feel closer to the Scalzi of internet lore than his space operas do."
"...an ingeniously manufactured art object, directing the reader’s attention with a concatenation of smoky-eyed dreamlike imagery punctured by the Pavlovian responses of its actors..."
An all science fictional novel reading revue for this month's caps.
An attention-getting debut novel: "Like the best genre fiction, Quietus has a premise and plot that juggles some familiar elements with fresh ideas."
In this month's caps: The Expanse slows things down a bit - Jeff Vandermeer wants us to know the unknowable - South Africa's gods (and people and robots) go through an identity crisis in Nicky Drayden's debut - and Mira Grant says mermaids want to eat your face!
David Pedreira's debut novel Gunpowder Moon is a sci-fi murder mystery/milSF thriller that doesn't quite get off the ground.
A sequel that delivers! "Blood Binds the Pack does not follow Hunger Makes the Wolf so much as challenge it to a wrestling match and show up with a game plan for victory."