Tag Archives: science fiction

The Man in the High Castle

I’m well aware that Amazon’s online streaming property is doing The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick, and people are coming into the store looking for copies of it. Alas, used copies are now ridiculously expensive because of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Supersymmetry

SUPERSYMMETRY by David Walton, 290 pp., $9.99, pub date Sept. 1, 2015 Following on its prequel, Superposition, this starts 15 years later with some of the original characters, including the family affected by the varcolac in Superposition. The varcolac is … Continue reading

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A review: the new Margaret Atwood

THE HEART GOES LAST, by Margaret Atwood (pub date Sept 29, 2015) As noted in the flap copy for this title, the basic premise for this latest dystopian novel from Atwood revolves around a society that’s undergone some sort of … Continue reading

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The Fire Children by Lauren M. Roy

THE FIRE CHILDREN by Lauren M. Roy (Rebellion, $9.99, pub date June 30, 2015) https://www.netgalley.com/re/1791244?r=f This quest-type YA pulled me in from the start with the unusual setting of a society that must retreat underground to historical tunnels beneath their … Continue reading

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Final Disc-World book announced — pre-order here!

US pub date listed as 9/15/15. Strangely, also listed as a YA book. Whatever. You can pre-order through our store! Send an email to: starcatbooks@starcatbooks.com to pre-order.

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Superposition: a book review

Another review for you: A book that will soon be in the store (next week!): SUPERPOSITION by Dave Walton (Pyr, trade paperback, $17.00) A cross between a whodunit and some of the best quantum physics SF I’ve ever read, this … Continue reading

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The Galaxy Game, by Karen Lord

I just reviewed this on Netgalley, as I read this in ARC (advanced reading copy) form before it was published, but it’s out now, and we have it in the store. I can’t recommend it highly enough: it blew me … Continue reading

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New YA and science fiction books!

MORE BOOKS, this time our YOUNG ADULT & SCIENCE FICTION acquisitions that just came in. STEELHEART, by Brandon Sanderson (trade paperback) From the jacket: “Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men … Continue reading

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Engines of War, by George Mann

Just finished reading Engines of War, the new Doctor Who novel that’s being released on Sept 9, 2014. This is apparently going to be the one and only “War Doctor” novel, and while it has some overblown scenes and descriptions … Continue reading

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Review: H2O by Virginia Bergin (Oct. 2014)

H2O, by Virginia Bergin 978-1-4926-0654-3 $16.99, SourceBooks 336 pages, HC October 2014 Age 14+ Edited to add: The review, which you will find below, was written a few days ago. Days during which I found myself looking at the sky. … Continue reading

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