Category Archives: Sci Fi

Armada

Armada by Ernest Cline 3/7 stars [mild spoilers] On the whole, I found this book under-whelming. I will fully admit that I had high expectations of Cline after Ready Player One. Cline’s first novel was well thought out, written, and … Continue reading

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Abaddon’s Gate

Abaddon’s Gate (The Expanse #3) By James S. A. Corey 6/7 stars [mild spoilers, because third book] In general, I am much more of a fantasy than sci-fi fan. I enjoy both but gravitate more towards magic systems, dragons and … Continue reading

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The Carpet Makers

The Carpet Makers By Andreas Eschbach, translated by Doryl Jensen 4.5/7 stars Reading this book confounded me a little. I very much enjoyed the read and I was interested to see where the book was headed. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Gun with Occasional Music

Gun with Occasional Music By Jonathan Lethem 3/7 stars This book was pretty thoroughly “meh” for me. It spanned a couple of genres and didn’t do any of them particularly well. First and foremost, this was a murder mystery. I … Continue reading

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The Spirit Room

The Spirit Room by Michael Cairns 5/7 stars Here is another book whose author asked me to read and review it. If you would like your book reviewed, let me know! I had a lot of fun reading this book. … Continue reading

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The Sparrow

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell 5/7 stars The Sparrow is an interesting book. I’ve been describing it to my friends as “Jesuits in space”, which, while accurate, implies far more levity to the subject matter than in the writing. … Continue reading

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2312

2312 by Kim Stanley Robinson 6/7 stars I loved this book. I felt that the pacing, writing, world creation and characters were all well done (to a greater or lesser degree). Robinson chose to have a mix of mystery, romance, … Continue reading

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