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The Golden Era of comic books began around the Second World War and into the 1950s. It was a time of nationalism as the World prepared for war and then a time of hope and optimism for the US in particular. The US was now the main world power and life was...

Article by Sam Tyler on 14th October 2021
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The Cabinet by  by Un-Su Kim
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I love genre fiction that deals with people who have developed superpowers; X-Men, The 4400, The Boys. All of them have ordinary people gaining extraordinary powers. Some become superheroes, other supervillains. However, what about those mutations that are a...

Article by Sam Tyler on 12th October 2021
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Stolen Earth by  by J. T. Nicholas
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Space travel is often painted in a glamourous fashion. Sleek ships sail among the stars as the crew members go on daring adventures, but the reality would be much more cramped. The planet Earth may feel a little crowded at times, but compared to being in a space craft, we can...

Article by Sam Tyler on 28th September 2021
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When asked, "How do you write?" I invariably answer, "one word at a time."
- Stephen King
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Dare to Know by  by James Kennedy
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If you could find out your exact time of death down to the last second, would you take up the option? For some it could be liberating, they will pack their lives until the last moment. For others, their death will become even more of a...

Article by Sam Tyler on 16th September 2021
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The Offset by  by Calder Szewczak
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There is one solution that would benefit our climate massively, but it is a bitter pill to swallow. Less humans. We are the cause of pretty much all the issues that the Earth is currently having and when we are gone, it will happily float around the solar system without us. A...

Article by Sam Tyler on 14th September 2021
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Dune by  by Frank Herbert
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Throughout history many have searched for ways to live longer, from healthy eating and exercise to eliminating illness and seeking an elixir of life. I think it’s fair to say it’s a common goal to extend our lifespan.

What would you say if I told you there was a substance...

Article by Ant on 8th September 2021
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Twenty Five to Life by  by R. W. W. Greene
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Dystopian fiction has been becoming increasingly popular in recent years, probably because many of us can see the tell-tale signs of it coming along the tracks in real life. This is a depressing thought, but one worth exploring. How will humans continue to survive on a planet they are...

Article by Sam Tyler on 3rd September 2021
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Inhibitor Phase by  by Alastair Reynolds
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When I talk to readers who do not like Science Fiction, I have found they say their minds just cannot get around the fantastical nature of the ideas contained within. They cannot understand sentient spaceships or aliens that think...

Article by Sam Tyler on 31st August 2021
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When asked, "How do you write?" I invariably answer, "one word at a time."
- Stephen King
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Sea of Dreams by  by Liu Cixin
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I may be biased, but I think that science fiction is the greatest of genres because you can explore so many avenues. I have read many a future dystopian that have explored human’s obsession with science or lack of care with climate change. What I have never read is a science...

Article by Sam Tyler on 16th August 2021
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The Art of Space Travel by  by Nina Allen
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A multiple Award-winning British author of speculative fiction, Nina Allan returns with a new collection of novelettes much to the joy of her numerous fans.

Having read ( and reviewed) myself  some of her stories in the past I was looking forward to new material by this talented...

Article by Mario Guslandi on 2nd August 2021
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A Strange and Brilliant Light by  by Eli Lee
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Artificial intelligence is an exciting field that could help enrich the lives of most people on the planet from simple things like shopping to making life more inclusive for those with disabilities. AI will also come with a human cost. Many of the jobs that we do today could...

Article by Sam Tyler on 22nd July 2021
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I remember being a young science fiction reader and scouring the shelves of my local library looking for works designed for my age group. The only one I ever remember getting my hands on was Batteries Not Included by Seth McCoy. The...

Article by Sam Tyler on 16th July 2021
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The Somebody People by  by Bob Proehl
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Who are the goodies and who are the baddies? In most media, the baddies are normally some form of massive entity that is squashing the smaller rebels. These rebels become the de facto good guys as they fight against repression. However, what happens when the power shifts? If the rebels take...

Article by Sam Tyler on 13th July 2021
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Obsession can be a powerful emotion and lead you down a dark path. Being stalked causes the victim so much fear, not only because they are having to deal with the reality, but also what might happen. In the case of Madison May, she does not know she is being stalked until it is too...

Article by Sam Tyler on 8th July 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.