I’ve posted a review of the CG art book Exotique from Ballistic Publishing over on the Forbidden Planet blog and a review of the new Yen Press manga work With the Light by Keiko Tobe, which follows the parents of a new child who has autism.


Arthur C Clarke Awards 2007

John M Harrison’s Nova Swing, a sequel to his extraordinary novel Light, has won this year’s prestigious Arthur C Clarke award for Science Fiction writing.


Welcome to Joe’s Reviews

Welcome to my reviews links list; I’ve been writing reviews of books, comics, graphic novels and movies as well as some features and author interviews and decided to list some of the online ones by category here – Science Fiction, Fantasy, Graphic Novels, Horror, Younger Readers books, non-Fiction, movies and an Interviews and Features section to cover general articles and interviews with authors and artists I’ve posted.

Science Fiction reviews

The Salmon of Doubt, Douglas Adams

The Algebraist, Iain M Banks

Jennifer Government (double review), Max Barry

Evolution, Stephen Baxter

The Wooden Sea, Jonathan Carroll

The Light of Other Days, Arthur C Clarke and Stephen Baxter

The Image of the Beast/Blown, Philip Jose Farmer

Light, M John Harrison

Newton’s Wake, Ken MacLeod

Engine City, Ken MacLeod

Dark Light, Ken MacLeod

Broken Angels (joint review with Ariel), Richard Morgan

Looking for Mr Nobody, Sue Rann

Down the Bright Way, Robert Reed

Sister Alice, Robert Reed

Gradisil, Adam Roberts

Grass, Sheri S Tepper

The Praxis, Walter Jon Williams

Fantasy Fiction review

Prince of Ayodhya, Ashok Banker

Abarat, Clive Barker

Celtika: Book One of the Merlin Codex, Robert Holdstock

The Years of Rice and Salt, Kim Stanley Robinson

Horror Fiction reviews

Living Dead in Dallas, Charlaine Harris

Dead Until Dark, Charlaine Harris

Sunshine, Robin McKinley

Watchers – the Coming of the King, Willie Meikle

362 Belisle Street, Susie Moloney

Blood Canticle, Anne Rice

Blackwood Farm, Anne Rice

Younger Readers Fiction reviews

Exodus, Julie Bertagna

Coraline, Neil Gaiman

The Wolves in the Walls

Wolf Brother, Michelle Paver

Shadowmancer, G P Taylor