Posts Tagged: Control Point

2012 Juice Box Award: Debut of the Year

Of the one-hundred books I read in 2012, nearly one quarter of them were first time authors. I read slightly more last year (28), which makes some sense considering that 2011 was a far better year for debuts than 2012. Regardless, I would happily stack up this year’s Juice Box short list against last year’s…. Read more »

Myke Cole theorizes undiscovered magic talents. . . (Guest Post & Giveaway)

I recently detailed the intricacies of the Shadow Ops magic system over at Fantasy Faction. In that post, I hinted that there was more to magic than the basic authorized and Probe school system I laid out in Control Point. In this article, I’ve decided to gives a glimpse into the more esoteric, one might even say singular,… Read more »

Fortress Frontier by Myke Cole

I hear two main complaints among those who read Myke Cole’s debut novel, Control Point. First, the novel’s protagonist Oscar Britton was an indecisive and unlikable whiner. Second, that the writing and dialogue lacked polish. Personally, I didn’t find either of those items to be true, but I can say without a shadow of doubt that both… Read more »