Book Reviews

The following is a list of book, anthology and short story reviews done by contributors of Alternate History Weekly Update.  If there are works of alternate history you would like us to review, contact us at ahwupdate at gmail dot com. See more reviews at our Other Reviews page.

Books

11/22/63 by Stephen King - Reviewed by Mitro on 4/11/12

The Adjacent by Christopher Priest - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 5/1/14.

The Afrika Reich by Guy Saville - Reviewed by War Blogger on 9/24/11

After America by John Birmingham - Reviewed by Mitro on 8/5/11

Age of Aether by Mark Jeffrey - Reviewed by Sean Korsgaard on 10/17/12

Age of Shiva by James Lovegrove - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 5/1/14

Alfheim by J.A. Schultz - Reviewed by Sebastian Breit on 8/13/12

All Timelines Lead to Rome by Dale Cozort - Reviewed by Mitro on 8/24/12

An Alternate History of the Netherlands by J.L. Avey - Reviewed by Sean Korsgaard on 2/8/13

American Indian Victories by Dale Cozort - Reviewed by Kieran Colfer on 12/6/12

Amerikan Eagle by Alan Glenn - Reviewed by Mitro on 8/10/11

Angels of Vengeance by John Birmingham - Reviewed by Mitro on 5/24/12

Aztec Century by Christopher Evans - Review by Chris Nuttall on 11/08/12

Boneshaker by Cherie Priest - Reviewed by Mitro on 1/10/12

The Bloody Red Baron by Kim Newman - Reviewed by Mitro on 6/21/12

By Force of Arms by Billy Bennett - Reviewed by AJ Nolte on 12/11/12

By the Blood of Heroes by Joseph Nassise - Reviewed by Mitro on 4/5/12

Clementine by Cherie Priest - Reviewed by Matthew W. Quinn on 10/10/12

Clopton's Short History of the Confederate States of America by Carole Scott - Reviewed by Mitro on 2/16/12

The Company of the Dead by David Kowalski - Reviewed by Mitro on 3/22/12

The Confederate States of America by Roger L. Ransom - Reviewed by Mitro on 8/3/12

Corrupted Classics by the Corrupted Classics Team - Reviewed by Kieran Colfer on 9/14/12

Dark Mirror by Diane Duane - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 10/3/12

The Division of the Damned by Richard Rhys Jones - Reviewed by Sebastian Breit on 5/14/12

Dominion by C.J. Sansom - Reviewed by Alison Morton on 1/8/13

Dracula Cha Cha Cha by Kim Newman - Reviewed by Mitro on 10/19/12

East Wind Returns by William Peter Grasso - Reviewed by War Blogger on 9/5/11

The Enceladus Crisis by Michael J. Martinez - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 4/15/14

The End of Texas by Juan Batista - Reviewed by Mitro on 2/24/12

The Eurasian War by Bobby Hardenbrook - Reviewed by Mitro on 5/2/12

Explaining the Iraq War by Frank P. Harvey - Reviewed by Mitro on 1/12/14

The First Exchange Sampler & Companion by Dale Cozort - Reviewed by Kieran Colfer on 7/10/13

The Exile's Violin by R. S. Hunter - Reviewed by Matthew W. Quinn on 9/28/12

Fatherland by Robert Harris - Reviewed by Evelyn Robinson on 11/20/12

A Feast Unknown by Philip José Farmer - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 11/16/12

Final Impact by John Birmingham - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 5/25/12

Gideon Smith and the Mechanical Girl by David Barnett - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 3/18/13

The Guns of the South by Harry Turtledove - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 5/16/12

Himmler's War by Robert Conroy - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 3/9/12

Hitler Has Won by Frederic Mullally - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 8/22/12

Hitler Invades England by George Crall - Reviewed by Mitro on 1/31/12

Hitler's War by Harry Turtledove - Reviewed by War Blogger on 10/13/11 and Chris Nuttall on 3/16/12

The Houdini Specter by Daniel Stashower - Reviewed by Mitro on 7/11/12

I, Putin by Jennifer Ciotta - Reviewed by Mitro on 4/25/12

In the Country of the Blind by Michael Flynn - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 3/23/12

Invasion by Mercedes Lackey - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 8/16/12

Island 731 by Jeremy Robinson - Reviewed by Kieran Colfer on 4/25/13

Japanese Military Strategy in the Pacific War: Was Defeat Inevitable by James B. Wood - Reviewed by War Blogger on 12/29/11

Kaiserfront by Heinrich von Stahl - Reviewed by War Blogger on 9/29/11

The Kildaran by Adam Gaffen and Richard Evans - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 12/8/12

A Kill in the Morning by Graeme Shimmin - Review by Matt Mitrovich on 6/1/14

The Kronos Interference by Edward Miller and J.B. Manas - Reviewed by Mitro on 8/17/12

Land of Hope and Glory by Geoffrey Wilson - Reviewed by Mitro on 5/31/12

Lone Star Rising: The Voyage of the Wasp by Jason Vail - Reviewed by Fxgentleman.

The Man With the Iron Heart by Harry Turtledove - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 5/11/12

The Martian War by Kevin J. Anderson - Reviewed by Mitro on 10/12/12

The Mirage by Matt Ruff - Reviewed by Brian Daugherty on 3/2/11

Ms Holmes of Baker Street: The Truth About Sherlock by Alan C. Bradley - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 4/27/12

Napoleon in America by Shannon Selin - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 4/4/14

A New Birth of Freedom: The Visitor by Robert G. Pielke - Reviewed by Mitro on 6/14/12

New Frontier by Cliff Ball - Reviewed by Mitro on 2/9/12

Outrageous Fortunes by Steven W. White - Reviewed by Mitro on 8/30/11

The Phoenix Gambit by Douglas McDonough - Reviewed by Henry Martin on 2/6/12

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen - Reviewed by Mitro on 10/19/11

Prologue by Greg Ahlgren - Reviewed by Mitro on 11/22/11

Red Inferno 1945 by Robert Conroy - Reviewed by War Blogger on 10/20/11

Rising Sun by Robert Conroy - Reviewed by AJ Nolte on 12/4/12

The Royal Sorceress by Chris Nuttall - Reviewed by John Trofimuk on 10/25/12

SecondWorld by Jeremy Robinson - Reviewed by Mitro on 7/26/12

Seelöwe Nord by Andy Johnson - Reviewed by War Blogger on 11/10/11

The Story of Martha by Dan Abnett - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 10/4/12

The Tears of the Sun by S. M. Stirling - Reviewed by Mitro on 9/13/11

Then Everything Changed by Jeff Greenfield - Reviewed by Mitro on 10/27/11

Time Travel Adventures of the 1800 Club: Book 1 by Robert P. McAuley - Reviewed by Henry Martin on 11/1/12

Timewreck Titanic by Rhys Davies - Reviewed by War Blogger on 4/26/12

Tom Horn vs. The Warlords of Krupp by Glen Robinson - Reviewed by Mitro on 7/20/12

Unintended Consequences by John Ross - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 5/4/12

Visions of Victory by Gerhard L. Weinberg - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 6/22/12

Wake Up and Dream by Ian R. MacLeod - Reviewed by Kieran Colfer on 10/18/12

The War of the Grail by Geoffrey Wilson - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 4/10/14

W.H.A.M! Walking Heavily-Armed Machines by Shane D. Smith - Reviewed by Kieran Colfer on 11/13/13

When Angels Wept by Eric G. Swedin - Reviewed by Mitro on 9/6/2011

Without Warning by John Birmingham - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 3/30/12

Wolf Hunt by Sebastian Breit - Reviewed by AJ Nolte on 9/27/12

Young Adolf  by Frank P. Daversa and Joseph V. Franciosa, Jr. - Reviewed by War Blogger on 2/17/12

Franchises/Series

Crimson Skies by various - Reviewed by Korsgaard on 3/1/12

The Darkness series by Harry Turtledove - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 4/20/12

The Draka series by S.M. Stirling - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 3/26/12

Stars and Stripes Trilogy by Harry Harrison - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 4/12/12

The Tales of Alvin Maker by Orson Scott Card - Reviewed by Korsgaard on 2/26/12

WorldWar series by Harry Turtledove - Reviewed by Chris Nuttall on 4/6/12

Anthologies/Magazines

Alt Hist Issue 5 edited by Mark Lord - Reviewed by Matt Mtirovich on 9/25/13

Flashing Steel, Flashing Fire by Matthew Quinn - Reviewed by Kieran Colfer.

The Other Teddy Roosevelts by Mike Resnick - Reviewed by Mitro on 8/19/11

Substitution Cipher edited by Kaye Chazan - Reviewed by Mitro on 10/16/12

What If? series edited by Robert Cowley - Reviewed by Korsgaard on 9/15/2011

Zombie Jesus and Other True Stories edited by Max Booth III - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 4/16/13 (at Amazing Stories)

Novellas/Short Stories

43* by Jeff Greenfield - Reviewed by Andrew Schneider on 11/2/12 and Kieran Colfer on 1/30/13

"Adrift on the Sea of Rains" by Ian Sales - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 7/11/13

"The Beast of the Bosporus" by Matthew Quinn - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 11/30/12

Broken Souls: Volume I by Alex Davidson - Reviewed by Mitro on 6/29/12

"Coil Gun" by Matthew Quinn - Reviewed by Korsgaard on 9/20/11

The Confederation: Part 1 by Devin Nuhfer - Reviewed by Mitro on 9/26/12

"The End" by J. L. Avey - Reviewed by Mitro on 6/21/12

"The Eye with Which the Universe Beholds Itself" by Ian Sales - Reviewed by Matt Mitrovich on 7/16/13.

"Picking up Plans in Palma" by Matthew Quinn - Reviewed by Sean Korsgaard on 8/22/13.

"Vampire Romance" by Kim Newman - Reviewed by Mitro on 6/28/12

Reference

No Bulls**t Guide to Self-Publishing by Jennifer Ciotta - Reviewed by Mitro on 11/9/12

1 comment:

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