Book Reviews

Review: Slammin’ by Marcus Paul Cootsona

Slammin' Review

At fifty-three years old, lifetime tennis pro Wally Wilson has shelved his ambition for a comfortable and happy life as a tennis instructor for the rich and richer of Silicon Valley, under the watch of the questionable benefactor 17-year-old Ashley Margincall. With the support of his loving though quirky family and the bankrolls of his eccentric clients, the slow and ... Read More »

Review: EXTENDEDCOMPANION by William Krasinski


Captain Wilek and other ABC captains have been around for quite some time and they know more than most that breakthrough technology is fantastic. That is until the technology becomes dated. Wilek and the others have survived other attempts to “retire” them. However, Earth is making a comeback and wants to conquer the Off Worlds. Can Captain Wilek survive this ... Read More »

Review: Lights of Valencia by Michael Pilcher

Lights in Valencia Review

Oliver, a twenty-something American ex-pat, escapes into Valencian culture while he prepares for the local celebrations of Fallas with his Spanish girlfriend Maria. But bad memories of his childhood back in the US are harder to escape than he thought. Read More »

Review: Killing Paradise by Andrew Esposito

Killing Paradise Review

This debut novel by Andrew Esposito is the fictionalized story of historical events of the late nineteenth century Hawaii. Loss of habitat due to a proliferation of coffee and sugar plantations, as well as the introduction of non-native species, are speeding the extinction of many of the birds native to the Hawaiian islands. Two rival museums are completing with astonishing ... Read More »

Review: Future Prometheus II by J.M. Erickson

future prometheus II

“Nothing is more painful to the human mind than, after the feelings have been worked up by a quick succession of events, the dead calmness of inaction and certainty which follows and deprives the soul both of hope and fear.” Mary Shelley, Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus, says the epigraph for J.M. Erickson’s novel Future Prometheus II, explaining J.M. Erickson’s ... Read More »