Category Archives: sci-fi

Book Review: Only Superhuman by Christopher L. Bennett

I’ve reviewed Only Superhuman, Christopher L. Bennett’s first original novel, over at Escape Pod. I liked it, for the most part.

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Book Review: “Ghosts of Engines Past” by Sean McMullen

Read my latest book review here. Book Review: Ghosts of Engines Past by Sean McMullen

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Book Review: “Ready Player One” by Ernest Cline

Every now and then, a book comes along with a great premise and solid execution that a lot of people like and recommend with great gusto. Ready Player One by Ernest Kline is such a book. And it is good … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Tyrant Strategy: Revenant Man” by Jonathan C. Gillespie

I’m not a huge fan of military SF. But I am a fan of post-apocalyptic SF. I’m not a huge fan of augmented-humanity SF. But I am a fan of humans-aren’t-the-most-powerful-people-in-the-universe SF. So when author Jonathan C. Gillespie put out … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Apollo’s Outcasts” by Allen Steele

On the whole, Apollo’s Outcasts is a good book, a fast read, and a story that is accessible not only to the YA audience but to an adult one as well. Allen Steele has been writing for a long time, … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Long Earth” by Terry Pratchett and Stephen Baxter

The main bulk of the story is Lobsang and Joshua traveling westward and discovering the various life-forms that have developed in the Long Earth. As they go, they discover that something is upsetting the higher-order creatures, forcing them eastward (toward … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Ink” by Sabrina Vourvoulias

I do think that Ink and stories like it — such as the film A Day Without A Mexican — do need to be told. Without getting political, I feel confident in saying that the US is getting more and … Continue reading

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