Tor Books Archive

  • Book Review: Child of a Mad God

    Birthed from the mind of legendary fantasy author R. A. Salvatore, Child of a Mad God kicks off a brand new series of novels set in the fictional world of Corona, made famous by the DemonWars Saga. Admittedly, my Salvatore experience up to now has […]

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  • Book Review: Steal the Stars

    Adapted from a Tor Labs podcast series of the same name by Mac Rogers, Steal the Stars is a sci-fi love story full of drama and intrigue–a tale of forbidden romance, X-Files-esque extraterrestrial conspiracy, and an ill-advised heist, all wrapped up in a lingering sense […]

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  • Book Review: 24: Trial by Fire

    “Before London… Before CTU… Before the clock started ticking…” That’s the tagline printed in bold lettering on the back of the newest 24 novel, Trial by Fire, and it immediately sets the scene for exactly what to expect before leafing open the first page. Authored […]

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  • VGB Feature: Summer Book Club At The Movies

    Welcome to VGBlogger’s Summer Book Club! All summer long, we will be providing weekly book reviews across a wide range of geek favorite categories, including art, comics/graphic novels, fantasy, gaming, and sci-fi, and welcoming you to join in on book discussions in the comments. So […]

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  • Summer Book Club Review: Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator

    Welcome to VGBlogger’s Summer Book Club! All summer long, we will be providing weekly book reviews across a wide range of geek favorite categories, including art, comics/graphic novels, fantasy, gaming, and sci-fi, and welcoming you to join in on book discussions in the comments. So […]

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  • Summer Book Club Review: 24: Rogue

    Welcome to VGBlogger’s Summer Book Club! All summer long, we will be providing weekly book reviews across a wide range of geek favorite categories, including art, comics/graphic novels, fantasy, gaming, and sci-fi. So whether you’re heading out for a road trip, going on vacation, lounging […]

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  • VGBlogger Gift Guides for Geeks & Gamers: Art Books, Novels, Movie Tie-ins & More

    VGBlogger Gift Guides for Geeks & Gamers: Art Books, Novels, Movie Tie-ins & More

    For our holiday guides this year, we’re not going to do the usual round-up of top video games and flashy new tech gadgets. Instead we’re going to focus our attention on video game and pop culture themed gift ideas that aren’t actual games. For part […]

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  • Book Review: Halo: Glasslands

    Book Review: Halo: Glasslands

    It’s the question every military-industrial complex, from the modern United States to the fictional United Nations Space Command, eventually struggles to answer: What do you do when the fighting finally stops? Several possible answers serve as the murky backdrop to Halo: Glasslands, the latest book […]

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  • Book Review: BioShock: Rapture

    Book Review: BioShock: Rapture

    No video game world in recent memory has captivated me more than that of Rapture. Andrew Ryan’s deep sea refuge from the “parasites” above, a dystopian universe created by Ken Levine and his team at Irrational Games, is an alternate history setting that actually seems […]

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  • Book Review: Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne

    Book Review: Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne

    Dragon Age: Origins’ PC release may have been delayed to coincide with the launch of the console versions later this year, but Tor Books’ prequel novel is on bookstore shelves now to fill expecting gamers in on the lore of the Dragon Age universe while […]

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