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The protagonist in Weir's newest witty science fiction suspense is a brazen, profane woman named Jazz. She's known for hustling in ways only one can do inside the exclusive city on the moon, which is accomplished under the guise of her job as an on-demand delivery person. This front fools no one, however, and her … Continue reading Book Review: Artemis by Andy Weir
Read on for a thoroughly terrifying, albiet brief, sci-fi story.
In the end, it's funny how little we need to get by. Snow, moose, potatoes, carrots, the company of a few good people. It's amazing how little we need to survive. And not just survive, but live. Following an attack on the Pentagon by way of hacked drones, America is thrown into a tailspin and … Continue reading Book Review: The Wolves of Winter by Tyrell Johnson
It was already plain to me that Mr. Shue was the spitting image of trouble, and that my girl would likely come to regret becoming wife number three. Expertly researched and richly crafted, The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb imagines the story behind The Greenbriar Ghost—one of the American South's most chilling and perplexing murder … Continue reading Book Review: The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb
It was more that I was sick with knowing too much. On the day of his death, I'd waited for the police to turn up at my flat or at the bookshop. It was the same on the morning of the postmortem. And now at the funeral, it seemed certain that police officers were waiting … Continue reading Book Review: White Bodies by Jane Robins
"And ain't nobody done a damn thing about that black man got killed up the road just last week," Huxley said. "They ain't thinking about that man," Tim said, tossing a grease-stained napkin on his plate. "Not white a white girl come up dead." "Mark my words," Huxley said, looking gravely at each and every … Continue reading Book Review: Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke