I enjoyed Sentenced to Troll so I was happy to check out these two books. While I enjoyed this book the similarities to Ready Player One in plot and characters and even environments are really hard to miss. I'm showing this book came out six years later so which influenced which seems obvious.
Category Archives: Scott Asher
Enhancer by Kane
A loser every-guy works as a janitor and tech at a local club and has no hope for the future. Then two superpowered men fight to the death right in front of him, one of them with his dying words telling the lower to take a device from him and run. Ty does and joins … Continue Reading ››
8-Bit Bastards Level 2 by Mason
I've never zoned out so much during a book as I did with this.
8-bit Bastards Level 2
By Joshua Mason
The idea of a retirement in virtual reality where you can do anything you want forever that gradually gets old is fascinating. The 8-bit Easter eggs and gaming mechanics is fun. But the characters were … Continue Reading ››
Divine Dungeon 1-4 by Krout
I first picked up the first book in the Divine Dungeon series, Dungeon Born, by Dakota Krout over a year ago. After struggling through it I gave up on the series and returned it. I never expected to go back.
Divine Dungeon, 1-4
By Dakota Krout
The problem I had was in understanding a cultivation story. I … Continue Reading ››
Everybody, Always by Goff
I'd heard so much good stuff about Goff's Love Does (2012) with 3000+ reviews on Amazon with a 5 star rating! I was excited to get my hands on his follow-up book, Everybody, Always (2018), which also has a 5 star rating with over 1200 reviews on Amazon. With so many people loving these books, … Continue Reading ››
Thor: Goddess of Thunder, Vol. 1
After hearing about Thor 4, I figured I had to read the origin of the Female Thor. After finishing this In not sure it makes much sense.
Thor: Goddess of Thunder, Vol. 1
Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Jorge Molina
Thor is his name, not a title. Seeing a female character get his power through the … Continue Reading ››
Dead Six by Correia & Kupari
I didn't know what to expect here. This book was recommended to me and I actually thought it was scifi. I thought it would be all the way to the half way punt when I realized that "Dead Six" wasn't some kind of matrix style VR thing. This is straight up warfare, like a Call … Continue Reading ››
It Can’t Happen Here by Lewis
I'm a fan of cautionary stories like Fahrenheit 451, Animal Farm and 1984 so I thought I would enjoy this book, but I was wrong.
It Can't Happen Here
by Sinclair Lewis
Unlike the messages of those other books - control of information, totalitarianism, surveillance state, thought control, dangers of socialism/communism due to human nature - the … Continue Reading ››
Jennifer Blood, Vol. 1 by Ennis and Batista
With the release of Garth Ennis' The Boys on Amazon, I've been checking out some of his previous work. Jennifer Blood is one such work.
Jennifer Blood, Volume 1
A Woman's Work is Never Done
written by Garth Ennis
art by Adriano Batista
From the publisher: "Jennifer Blood is a suburban wife and mom by day - … Continue Reading ››
Solaris by Lem
I had no idea what to expect here. the description seems to imply a love story and Very Serious Deep Thoughts. Man was I disappointed.
Solaris: The Definitive Edition
By Stanislaw Lem
I'm going to tell you what I wish someone had told me [SPOILERS]: this is boring as heck. Not the charming slow moving classic SciFi … Continue Reading ››