The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu

The Dark Forest is amazing. While the first book in the series, The Three-Body Problem, explains the history of how contact was made with the Trisolarians and their intentions, The Dark Forest details how humanity is trying to prepare for an unknowable future and what extent will we go to for survival. Let …

A Bad Day for Sunshine by Darynda Jones

Sunshine Vicram, new sheriff of Del Sol, more than has her hands full. It’s her first day on the job and the cursed muffins arrive, the ones that always come before something majorly bad happens in town. There a few hints of the paranormal, a psychic, some prophetic dreams, but …

Newcomer by Keigo Higashino

I have been a fan of Higashino’s for years, but the order his books are translated into English seems rather haphazard. Thankfully the ones I’ve read have all been able to stand on their own, including Newcomer. The newcomer is Detective Kaga, who has been newly transferred to the district. …