Category: Science Fiction

Books that fall into the science fiction genre.

Rob Boffard Interview

Rob Boffard is a South African author who splits his time between London, Vancouver and Johannesburg. He is an award-winning journalist who has written for publications such as The Guardian, Wired and io9. Tracer is his first novel.

Tracer – Rob Boffard

Admittedly, this book was on my shelf, unread, for far too long. Now that I’ve read it, I’m kicking myself for not reading it sooner. If I had, I’d have already read books two and three in the series—in one sitting, if I could clear my schedule.

The Wizard Killer 1 & 2 – Adam Dreece

I’ve never been a fan of books written in first person present tense. I had yet to find a book that did it well enough for me to enjoy reading it. It’s not that I have anything against first person books or books written in present tense, but I find when they’re combined it’s difficult to get across the details and emotions necessary for moving the plot forward without breaking first person.

Collin Piprell Interview

Collin Piprell is a Canadian writer, a former journalist and editor, resident in Thailand. He has also lived in England, where he did graduate work as a Canada Council Doctoral Fellow in politics and...

MOM – Collin Piprell

If you’re looking for a typical guns-in-space kind of science fiction novel, you’re in the wrong place. If, however, you’re looking for a science fiction exploration into the human condition during a time in which humans are becoming extinct, you are in for a mind-blowing treat.

Virtues of War – Bennet R. Coles

I’ll admit it: military sci-fi is not my favourite SF sub-genre. However, this book came highly recommended to me by a local independent bookstore owner. The author is another BC local, so I decided to step out of my comfort zone and give military sci-fi another chance.