Tag Archives: Tor/Forge

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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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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Short Review Roundup – Too Little Time Edition

These books all deserve more attention than I’m giving them.  I want to go on at great length about The Shattered Sigil books and The Dark Forest in particular.  But it has been too long since I read these and … Continue reading

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Review of The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

The Way of Kings is remarkable even for this halcyon age for the doorstopper epic fantasy in which we live.  Sanderson openly pitched it as a 10 volume series.  The hardcover dwarfs the collected first eight volumes of The Walking … Continue reading

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Short Review Roundup – 2014 Hugo Awards Edition

In an effort to clear my backlog of books I’ve read but not reviewed, I’m posting short review roundups.  I already wrote a post on the best of the 2015 books I read that didn’t get Hugo nominations.  Today’s post … Continue reading

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Review of Arkwright by Allen Steele

Arkwright is a compelling family drama married to inventive hard sci fi.  The titular Arkwright is Nathan Arkwright, one of the Big Four early science fiction writers (an additional member to the Big Three of Heinlein, Asimov, and Clarke and … Continue reading

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Review of Something More Than Night by Ian Tregillis

Ian Tregillis made a very big impression on me with his debut trilogy, the Milkweed Triptych.  Something More Than Night is something completely different.  The Milkweed Triptych was a fantasy pseudo-science-ish time-hopping alternative history.  Something More Than Night is a … Continue reading

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