Book Reviews

I love reading. I also love writing and talking about what I read. Here’s a growing collection of book reviews written by yours truly. There’s a heavy emphasis on climate fiction, though I may review other genres occasionally. Let me know what you think. If you like it, share it!

Book Review: Fragment by Craig Russell

Fragment by Craig Russell is the exciting tale of an enormous fragment of Antarctic ice that breaks off into the ocean, wreaking havoc on the human and non-human world. If you have an interest in climate fiction stories, seafaring adventure stories, communication with whales, or all of the above, be sure to check this one out.

Posted in Book Reviews, Books, Cli-Fi, Climate Fiction (Plot), Global Warming, Political Thriller

Book Review: Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller

Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller is a remarkably creative and compelling story about a floating city in the ocean at the top of the world that survives a global collapse caused by climate change. Colorful characters, a riveting plot, and a surreal-yet-believable setting come together to tell the tale of a strange, alienating, and at times terrifying new world born in the wake of the collapse of society as we know it.

Posted in Book Reviews, Cli-Fi, Climate Fiction (Refugees), Climate Fiction (Setting), Dystopian

Book Review: Voice of the Elders by Greg Ripley

Voice of the Elders is the story of a young woman who attends a UN youth conference on climate change and is visited by aliens offering to help humanity respond to the climate crisis. She soon finds herself on a journey to meet with these aliens and evade the regressive fossil fuel tycoon who will stop at nothing to maintain the status quo and squash any serious action on climate change.

Posted in Book Reviews, Cli-Fi, Climate Fiction (Plot), Global Warming, Politics, sci-fi

Book Review: Exodus by Julie Bertagna

Exodus by Julie Bertagna is a compelling coming-of-age tale in a world ravaged by catastrophic sea level rise. The colorful characters, the contrasting low-tech and high-tech communities of survivors, and the long and interesting heroic journey of a young woman displaced by climate change, come together to make this an entertaining and thought-provoking story.

Posted in Book Reviews, Cli-Fi, Climate Fiction (Plot), Climate Fiction (Refugees), Dystopian, Sea Level Rise, Young Adult
My name is Treesong. I'm a father, author, talk radio host, and Real Life Superhero. I live in Carbondale, Southern Illinois. I write novels, short stories, and poetry, mostly about the climate.

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