Category Archives: Published in 2012

Red Hot & Green

Here it is (finally), a legitimate science fiction novel with a substantial superhero component. Shout hooray. And because of the hybrid nature of the book, the superheroes have been reimagined and don’t fit neatly into any sort of Silver Surfer/Green … Continue reading

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Son of a Bitch

As a fourth generation member of the Cloak Society, 12-year-old Alex Knight has worked hard to achieve his super evil potential. “You don’t just fall into supervillainy,” he says, “it’s a way of life.” Alex knows that “supervillain” is a … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After

Over the years, Jo “Surf” Tanis has had a lot of jobs. She was a bookstore clerk for a while, a popular pinup model, a reality TV star, and a fake superhero. After she saved the planet from space invaders … Continue reading

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Wayne Manner

According to his grandfather, Bruce Wayne was the descendant of knights who fought in the holy wars during the middle ages. More recently, “Waynes have participated in every battle fought in or about America.” They were, for an extended period … Continue reading

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Wonder Twines

It’s hard to fault Adam Christopher for his vigorous imagination. His first novel (Empire State) was a bountiful debut, filled with a seemingly non-ending string of delightful things. It was a pleasure to read and deserved all the praise it … Continue reading

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Blue Boy

The first half of Michael Carroll’s latest novel is great fun. In fact, the initial 200+ pages represent the most incredible and awesome Hulk novel ever written. After that, for better or worse, the author bows down and submits to … Continue reading

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Off They Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder

A Once Crowded Sky is a smart, well-written novel that contains a pinch of poetry. Knotty, existential, and somewhat clever, it succeeds at being brainy and nerdy at the same time. If you’re looking for a quick sound bite (or … Continue reading

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