This is the first book by Gavin Smith that I’ve read, and I’m so happy to say that The Bastard Legion lived up to my hopes and expectations. It has so many things that I absolutely love: a dark and gritty world, cool and complex technology, morally grey characters, and a butt-kicking leading lady. This is a tough one to review because I feel like you should really dive in and discover for yourself, but I’ll do my best.
So I’ve done a video review for Electric Dreams already, but I wanted to get one up here too. I know there has been some good reaction to my Beginner’s Guide to Science Fiction (part one and part two), and Electric Dreams is the perfect book for anyone looking to get started with sci-fi.
Happy Friday, everyone! If you remember last week’s post, I was in a little bit of a slump. I’m pleased to say that I’m slowly clawing my way out of that slump now! I didn’t read a huge amount this week, but it’s better than last week’s whole lot of nothing.
Happy Monday, you guys! As I mentioned last Friday, I have been in a little reading slump, so I don’t have a review prepared for you today. So instead, I thought I’d bring back one of my favourite posts. It’s time for Part Two of the Beginner’s Guide to Science Fiction!
Happy Friday, you guys! We have a bank holiday weekend here in the UK, and I’m gearing up for a nice long weekend in London with my family. It was a pretty dismal week for reading – I blame the fact that I reactivated my Eve Online subscription and rediscovered my love of knitting/crocheting. … Continue reading Weekly Wrap-Up #19
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Sea of Rust first drew my eye because it has one of the most stunning covers I've seen this year, and we've established here before that I am incredibly shallow when it comes to my books. I was delighted by the description -- it sounded so incredibly Asimovian and old-school sci-fi that I had to take a chance.