Category Archives: Science Fiction

Review of The Broken Universe by Paul Melko

The Broken Universe is the sequel to alternate universe novel The Walls of the Universe. In The Walls, Farmboy John’s doppelganger (himself, from an alternate universe; John Prime), gave him a device that would allow him to move from one … Continue reading

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Review of The Walls of the Universe by Paul Melko

Have you ever wondered what your life might be like had you, or someone else, just made a different, possibly even minor, choice?  Just how much would change?  Such speculation provides the grist for alternate (or parallel) universe novel The … Continue reading

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Review of Gauntlet by Holly Jennings

I was a big, big fan of Jennings’ debut, Arena.  Gauntlet is a helluva ride too.  Kali Ling, the Warrior, is back to stab people repeatedly in virtual reality melee.  And this time she’s doing it as team owner and … Continue reading

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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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