Category Archives: Science Fiction

Audiobook Review of Tom Stranger by Larry Correia

Believe it or not, up until a couple weeks ago I had never listened to an audio book.  I think.  Maybe back when we called them books on tape.  I would like to, but a 5-minute commute doesn’t provide much … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Martians Abroad by Carrie Vaughn

Two weeks ago I reviewed Have Space Suit—Will Travel, my first Heinlein juvenile.  I bought, picked it, and read it a bit ago.  The review wound up being very well timed.  A YA book imitating the Heinlein juveniles was released … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Have Space Suit—Will Travel by Robert Heinlein

I don’t read a whole lot of YA fiction these days (or ever, really).  Even less middle school fiction.  And I suppose Have Space Suit—Will Travel, like The Hobbit, would be marketed as middle school fiction were it to be … Continue reading

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Review of Death’s End by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu

With its completion with Death’s End, I can now say that the Remembrance of Earth’s Past is my all-time favorite science fiction series (says the noob of a sci fi fan).  It opens just like you would expect the final … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester

Tension, apprehension, and dissension have begun . . . Alfred Bester may have had a touch of psionic ability himself.  The Demolished Man reads like equal parts hardboiled noir and cyberpunk.  It’s tense and taut throughout, if it never quite … Continue reading

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Review of APB

I have a review of Death’s End coming, honest!  But I have a LOT to say about it.  In the interim, reading The Forever War and The Demolished Man have my mind turned to science fictional crime fighting.  How well-timed, … Continue reading

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Vintage Science Fiction Month: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman

Vintage SF Month is hosted by the Little Red Reviewer. The year is 1997.  Otherwise known as the “far future” for people living in 1974.  William Mandella is a bright, young physics student.  Or he was, before he got drafted … Continue reading

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