Guest Reviewers

We welcome reviews from anyone who cares to write one, provided that they are are not reviewing their own work and that the review follows our guidelines.

Over the years there have been a number of guest reviewers who have taken time out of their busy lives to write a review or three on SFBook.

If you fancy writing a review yourself then why not get in touch - we can often provide review copies.

Cleggy (Arron Clegg)

Arron Clegg or Cleggy as he his affectionately known, is a new guest reviewer, who has started making a regular contribution to the site. He specialises in the horror genre, which is quite apt as he is a bit scary to look at, the word goblin springs to mind.

He started off like the other reviewers on here with the fantasy genre, reading LOTR and the Fighting Fantasy series before discovering the dark delights of horror in the form of King, Hutson and Herbert.

He was hooked and never looked back, mind you, would you? Not knowing what walked in the shadows behind you?

See all reviews by Cleggy

Vanessa (Vanessa Levin-Pompetzki)

Vanessa is a new guest reviewer who's beginning to make regular contributions here. She began her fantasy reading with the Dragon Slayer's Academy series and moved on to Harry Potter, followed by Ender's Game and many other works.

Now, she reads sub genres of science fiction & fantasy (minus horror because she has an over-active imagination). She also writes in her spare time.

See all reviews by Vanessa

DL Denham

D. L. Denham's love for reading began with his first Stephen King novel, The Shining, which his grandma bought for him at Wal-Mart at the age of eleven. Although he has never left his love for a good fright, most of his reading has shifted to Science Fiction, particularly Cyberpunk, Post-Apocalyptic and Alien Invasion. He enjoys reading all sorts of fiction as well as history.

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Aaron Miles

Reviews written by Aaron Miles

A Bag of Bedtime Tales
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Crashing Heaven
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Dark Run
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Tin Men
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Demon Road
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Hunt for Valamon
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The Gospel of Loki
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Traitor's Blade
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Vicious
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Alice Wybrew

Reviews written by Alice Wybrew

Legion
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Legion: Skin Deep
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The Ship
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The Sword of Albion
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Borne
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Daughter of the Burning City
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Blackbird
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The Wolves of Winter
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The Memory Chamber
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Witchsign
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Smoke Eaters
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The Crying Machine
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Alicia Snell

Reviews written by Alicia Snell

Cold Days
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Proven Guilty
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Anonymous

At some time in the distant past an anonymous reviewer was kind enough to write a few reviews for SFBook. We have no idea who they are.

Reviews written by Anonymous

Divine Murder
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Footfall
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Infernal Desire Machines of Dr Hoffman
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Charles Haynes

Charles Haynes was kind enough to review China Meiville's novel Embassytown back in 2011.

Reviews written by Charles Haynes

Embassytown
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Colin

Reviews written by Colin

The Complete Double Dead
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Danny Wadeson

Reviews written by Danny Wadeson

Creation Machine
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The Dark Forest
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The Human Division
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Dragon Hunters
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Firefight
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Ed Prior

Ed Prior guest reviewed two novels for SFBook back in 2012, Ben Aaronovitch's Moon over Soho and Scott Lynch's novel The Lies of Locke Lamora.

Reviews written by Ed Prior

Moon Over Soho
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The Lies of Locke Lamora
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Frank Zafiro

Accomplished author, ex-police officer and all round nice guy Frank Zafiro was kind enough to review a novel for us a few years ago.

Reviews written by Frank Zafiro

The Fire Song
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Gill

Gill Shutt was a gifted author, poet and editor who guest reviewed on SFBook for a period. She was friendly, kind and SFBook were lucky to have known her. Sadly Gill passed away in August 2013 after a long battle with fibromyalgia. You can read a review of her fantasy saga The Legends of Light which was published by Greyhart Press.

Reviews written by Gill

Book of Secrets
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Snuff
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The Bookman
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Walking the Tree
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Hist

Little is known about the guest reviewer Hist other than the fact that he or she took the time to review books on SFBook from the very start of our journey on the world wide web.

Reviews written by Hist

In the Garden of Iden
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Sky Coyote
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Life Expectancy
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John Richardson

Reviews written by John Richardson

The Atlantis Gene
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Jim Mourgos

Another review whom we know very little about, Jim Mourgos reviewed but one novel in 2006.

Reviews written by Jim Mourgos

Odyssey
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Lisa Lancaster

Reviews written by Lisa Lancaster

The Immortals
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Lisa Trott

Reviews written by Lisa Trott

Artificial
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Luis Villazon

Accomplished Freelance Journalist Luis Villazon whose work experience including writing for BBC Focus, PC Format, Mac Format and How it Works was gracious enough to review a few novels for SFBook.

Reviews written by Luis Villazon

Luna for the Lunies
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Snowtear
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Matt Karder

Matt Karder is a science fiction fan who agreed to review Gregory Benfords short story collection "Anomalies" back in 2012.

Reviews written by Matt Karder

Anomalies
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Mozley Hayes

Science fiction and fantasy fan Mozley Hayes was a guest reviewer on SFBook for a time.

Reviews written by Mozley Hayes

Man Against the Future
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Mistification
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Nate Hawthorne

Nate Hawthorne's small children temporarily extinguished then recently rekindled Nate's love of reading. He has taken up book reviewing in order to better appreciate the ways that books have become fun again.

He particularly enjoys apocalyptic science fiction, creative nonfiction, and books he can enjoy with his kids.

Reviews written by Nate Hawthorne

Love Minus Eighty
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Harrison Squared
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We Are All Completely Fine
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number 6

Number 6 reviewed books on SFBook during the earlier years, little is known about this figure other than his love of Jack Vance and KW Jeter novels.

Reviews written by number 6

Dark Seeker
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Infernal Devices
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Son of the Tree
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Star King
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The Augmented Agent
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The Genocides
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The Houses of Iszm
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Philip Graham

Philip Graham was a fan of the site who kindly agreed to review a novel for inclusion on the website.

Reviews written by Philip Graham

The Sirens of Titan
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Rob Knipe

Accomplished author Rob Knipe wrote a few book reviews, for which we are eternally grateful.

Reviews written by Rob Knipe

Dead Harvest
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The Dead of Winter
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Saad Hossain

Reviews written by Saad Hossain

Apocalypse: Diary of a Survivor
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Cronix
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Sam Long

Reviews written by Sam Long

South
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Hearts of Granite
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Dark Sky
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Tracey Holmes

Reviews written by Tracey Holmes

The Damaged
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Dead Ringers
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Mario Guslandi

Reviews written by Mario Guslandi

Sensorama
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Strange Tales V
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Marked to Die: A Tribute to Mark Samuels
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Nightmares Realm: New Tales of The Weird and Fantastic
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The Winter Hunt and Other Stories
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Crow Shine
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Dreaming in the Dark
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The Valancourt Book of Horror Stories: Volume 2
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Phil Sloman

Reviews written by Phil Sloman

Dreams of Chaos
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Abbie

Reviews written by Abbie

Fardwor, Russia
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The White City
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Sean

Reviews written by Sean

A Closed and Common Orbit
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Matt Buscemi

Reviews written by Matt Buscemi

City of the Iron Fish
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Golden State
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Blackfish City
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The Telling
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Vanessa Smyth

Reviews written by Vanessa Smyth

Record of a Spaceborn Few
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