Tuesday, September 1, 2015

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SFR News & Links For September 2015



For those of you for whom September means the kids are back in school and you have more time to read, here's a selection of sci-fi romances for you! For everyone else, please help yourself to this selection of sci-fi romances, whatever the occasion!

New releases

EDEN (Aurora #5) - Amanda Bridgeman


In the wake of the tragic events in Centralis, Captain Saul Harris stands with the weight of the world on his shoulders. With the truth of UNFASP revealed, he realizes that he must embrace his ancestry if he is to survive the coming onslaught. But how far will Harris go to protect the future? Will he sacrifice life as he knows it and become a Jumbo? Or can he face the future as a common man?

Meanwhile Sergeant Carrie Welles has been left devastated by what has happened. Uncertain of the future ahead, and with her nemesis, Sharley, on the brink of control, she struggles to pick herself up. But she is left surprised when help comes from the unlikeliest of places.

As her life veers off in a direction she never expected, Carrie soon understands that she is running a course with a destiny that lies far beyond her control. A destiny that is strangely aligned with her Captain's.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

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20 Reasons To Sign The Scarlet and Herb Overkill Movie Petition


Scarlet and Herb Overkill (Universal Pictures)

For optimal context, I recommend you read my previous post on the topic of Scarlet Overkill (spoiler alert for MINIONS and DESPICABLE ME): Scarlet Overkill Deserves Her Own Movie—So Here's The Script. However, this post can stand alone if need be.
 
Please note: mild spoilers from MINIONS (2015).

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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Rivka Spicer's Diverse Books Month

Author Rivka Spicer is hosting Diverse Books Month, a great event featuring a variety of posts for the month of August. Here is the schedule of posts.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

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Scarlet Overkill Deserves Her Own Movie—So Here's The Script

WARNING: Massive Spoiler Alert for the DESPICABLE ME and MINIONS movies. Reading this post is not advised if you intend to watch them. Do, however, come back and enjoy my epic post after you've seen them!

Universal Pictures

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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The Social Justice Fantasy of Rae Lori's CITY OF SIMPLICITY


Sometimes a bite-sized sci-fi romance can deliver big taste in terms of themes and/or social commentary. Rae Lori's CITY OF SIMPLICITY accomplished that for me, and I'd like to share a bit about why.

I'll endeavor to avoid specific spoilers, which means how I word parts of this post will reflect that. To catch you up to speed, here are the cover and blurb: