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Composite Creatures by  by Caroline Hardaker
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Almost everything that we see daily would feel strange and alien to someone out of time. Show an Ancient Roman a modern carrot and they would ask why it was so large and orange. In Caroline Hardaker’s Composite Creatures the world has changed a lot....

Article by Sam Tyler on 26th April 2021
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Doctor Aphra by  by Sarah Kuhn
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When an intellectual property becomes huge it can go one of two ways, a homogeneous blob of the same stories on repeat, or a vibrant universe full of different adventures. Star Wars was already massive, but recently has branched out even wider. This included a reset of the...

Article by Sam Tyler on 7th April 2021
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The genre of Science Fiction has always been a wide one in terms of ideas. You can set a book on our own Earth with only one or two tweaks to the norm. This Speculative Fiction is Sci Fi, but so are the Space Operas that span eons and are inhabited by alien races. Although the nature of Sci Fi...

Article by Sam Tyler on 1st April 2021
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I've lived through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.
- Mark Twain
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Dark Lullaby by  by Polly Ho-Yen
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They all tell you that having children is not easy, but nothing prepared us for the first six weeks of having a defenceless little tyke in the house. You may have read the books, been to a few classes or asked relatives and friends, but when it comes down to it, this is all on your...

Article by Sam Tyler on 23rd March 2021
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Judge Dredd: America by  by John Wagner
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Growing up my group of friends was obsessed with America and all wanted to move there. They had all been taken in by the glossy American films and TV shows that suggested that even if you were unemployed, you would own a swanky loft apartment. I had relatives who live there and was far...

Article by Sam Tyler on 11th March 2021
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Twilight by  by Markus Heitz
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Over the next three days, three reviews will stand before you. Read them in any order, some elements will be the same, others quite different. If you would like to go straight to the segment unique to this review, please start with paragraph 4.

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Article by Sam Tyler on 6th March 2021
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Field of Blood by  by Markus Heitz
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Over the next three days, three reviews will stand before you. Read them in any order, some elements will be the same, others quite different. If you would like to go straight to the segment unique to this review, please start with paragraph 4. 

Drafting a book must be like standing...

Article by Sam Tyler on 5th March 2021
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Colony by  by Markus Heitz
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Over the next three days, three reviews will stand before you. Read them in any order, some elements will be the same, others quite different. If you would like to go straight to the segment unique to this review, please start with paragraph 4. 

Drafting a...

Article by Sam Tyler on 4th March 2021
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I've lived through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.
- Mark Twain
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The Actuality by  by Paul Braddon
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I sometimes like to think about a singular change to the world and how it would affect the future. It says a lot about me that in most cases my thoughts end up at dystopia. Humans are always going to end at some point, I was just hoping...

Article by Sam Tyler on 25th February 2021
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Inscape by  by Louise Carey
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A lot of the political hustle and bustle in today’s world has its roots in how far you think capitalism should go. Some countries are all for state control, others are far more laissez faire. Do private companies already have too much...

Article by Sam Tyler on 25th January 2021
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Radio Life by  by Derek B Miller
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What do we expect from the future? I consider myself a half glass full type of person, but even my positivity has taken a battering in the past few years. A world buried under a sea of sand sounds like it may be better in some circumstances. If we do find ourselves roaming a desolate...

Article by Sam Tyler on 21st January 2021
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Doors of Sleep by  by Tim Pratt
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Making an author come up with a single science fiction concept is tricky enough, but to ask them to come up with an infinite number of multiverses is just plain mean. Tim Pratt only have themselves to blame as they choice to take Zaxony Delatree on an adventure...

Article by Sam Tyler on 12th January 2021
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Bear Head by  by Adrian Tchaikovsky
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When we colonise the planets will they send out the best and the brightest? I’m not so sure as many of the best and the brightest will be quite happy on Earth leading a successful life. Converting the likes of Mars into a liveable environment will be dirty, cold and...

Article by Sam Tyler on 7th January 2021
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Light of the Jedi by  by Charles Soule
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The Universe of Star Wars is a vast one full of unexplored planets, characters and timelines but the will of The Force always seems to drag it back to the Skywalkers. The brand-new Star Wars: The High Republic is an attempt to write Star Wars free from the restraints of...

Article by Sam Tyler on 5th January 2021
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Science Fiction novels are stories about an imaginary fantastic future, especially space travel. Science Fiction usually refers to technological abilities that are theoretically possible based on current understandings and there have been many cases were past Science Fiction authors have accurately gauged this technology and years later it has come to pass.

Science fiction book reviews are available here from stories that have been written by the great science fictions like Arthur C Clarke, Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury to the new breed of classic writers such as Allen Steele and science fiction book reviews of the independent and self published authors...

There are so many truly outstanding scifi books out there that it can be very difficult to choose them apart. Listed here are some of the more popular or most read worthy novels available, however if you know of one you would like to see added, let us know, or better yet send us your review and we will see it included on the site.