Synopsis “A fearless novel that probes ideas of surveillance, misogyny and class. . . . Tsamaase brilliantly tackles ideas of motherhood and autonomy.” —New York Times Book Review This genre-bending Afrofuturist horror novel blends The Handmaid’s Tale and The School for Good Mothers with Get Out in an adrenaline-packed, cyberpunk body-hopping ghost story exploring motherhood, memory, and a woman’s right to […]
G’day / Kia Ora. Today I have the honour of hosting the eighth author showcases focusing on the awesome talent originating from Australia and New Zealand. The idea came to me whilst seeing so many of the book community gathering at recent conventions in the US and UK. And once my FOMO had subsided, I […]
Synopsis If you fall deep enough down the rabbit hole, how will you even know when you’ve made it out? When teenage runaway Wren Silver’s little sister gets lost in the DreamScape, a virtual world so addictive its use has been outlawed, the prognosis is bad. Nobody who’s fallen into a coma while using the […]
This book is everything I want from cyberpunk. I want morally grey characters. I want a dystopian world. I want mind-bending tech. I want to question what is real. I want the story to ask the difficult questions. I want everything that 36 Streets delivered – a challenging and rewarding story.
Synopsis If you could live your life over again, what would you ask to change? Something big? Something small? A single moment? Have you decided on your question? Zoe has. Tired of feeling alone and lost, Zoe seeks out an experimental virtual therapy experience from Alternative Reality Tech, which offers patients the opportunity to explore […]
Summary: One young woman faces down an all-powerful corporation in this “profound…resonant” (NPR), all-too-near future science fiction debut that reads like a refreshing take on Ready Player One, with a heavy dose of Black Mirror. New Liberty City, 2134. Two corporations have replaced the US, splitting the country’s remaining forty-five states (five have been submerged under the […]
Synopsis Vakov Fukasawa is a Reaper. An elite soldier injected with a dangerous drug called Stormtech: the DNA of a genocidal alien race, the Shenoi. It makes him stronger, faster, more aggressive. At a price. A price that, if the House of Suns cult isn’t stopped, all of humanity will have to pay. Vakov saved […]
Summary Welcome to Apex City, formerly Bangalore, where everything is decided by the mathematically perfect Bell Curve. With the right image, values and opinions, you can ascent to the glittering heights of the Twenty Percent — the Virtual elite — and have the world at your feet. Without, you risk falling to the precious Ten […]
Synopsis Vakov Fukusawa used to be a Reaper: an elite soldier fighting for Harmony against the brutal, invading Harvester empire. Harmony made him elite by injecting him, and thousands of other Reapers, with the DNA of an extinct alien race to make him stronger, faster, and more aggressive. And it worked. At a cost . […]
Welcome back to Fanfiaddict. In this post I’ll be spotlighting Archimedes by Brian Sigmon! Below you will find information on the book as well as a section to get to know a little bit about the author. Enjoy! Book Blurb Archimedes is a fast-paced adventure set in our solar system a thousand years in the […]
When author Matthew Samuels asked me if I wanted to read and review Dusk, I jumped at the opportunity. I had read and reviewed Parasites – the first book in The Navigators series – a couple of years ago, and I really enjoyed it. I thought the story was light and fun with interesting characters and settings. And, mostly, I liked Dusk for the exact same reasons.
The City Inside is a tricky novel to review. On one hand, I enjoyed it a lot—its characters, world, technology and atmosphere. On the other, the narrative structure is strange, and the real story takes a while to coalesce and impress. That said, it’s also a short book, and author Samit Basu manages to pack in a ton of great ideas, character development and worldbuilding. It’s also a book that contains a heaping pile of heart, humor and positivity, offering up some much-needed levity in these strange times we are in.