Category Archives: Science Fiction

Book Review: READY PLAYER ONE by Ernist Cline

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline My rating: 4 of 5 stars Took a friend’s advice to make this my Audible pick this month because of Wil Wheaton’s narration and am very happy with the outcome. Even though I am … Continue reading

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Book Review: vN by Madeline Ashby

vN by Madeline Ashby My Rating: 4.5/5 Stars A more formal review will go up on SF Signal soon, but for now, here are my thoughts. I’m very impressed with this debut novel from Madeline Ashby. She excels at making … Continue reading

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Book Review: NO RETURN by Zachary Jernigan

No Return by Zachary Jernigan My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is my review fresh off of finishing today. A more polished review will appear on SF Signal sometime in the future. NO RETURN displays the kind of prose, … Continue reading

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SF Signal Book Review: Shift Omnibus by Hugh Howey

Here’s a sneak preview of my review of Shift Omnibus at SF Signal. It contains spoilers for Wool, but only minor plot summaries for Shift, which may or may not be considered spoilers. If you are new to this series, check … Continue reading

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Book Review: Second Shift – Order by Hugh Howey

In my review of First Shift, I debated the reading order between Wool 1 and First Shift, but Second Shift makes it clear that Wool Omnibus should be read before Second Shift. For this reason, I’m assuming that anyone looking … Continue reading

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Book Review: First Shift – Legacy by Hugh Howey

Frequenters to my site know Hugh Howey is one of my favorite authors, ever since I came across his novelette, “The Plagiarist,” and quickly thereafter, Wool Omnibus Edition (Wool 1 – 5) (Silo Saga). If you haven’t read Hugh yet, … Continue reading

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SF Signal Book Review: HELLHOLE by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson

In case you haven’t seen, my review of Hellhole is now up at SF Signal. This tag-team writing duo wrote some of my favorite books in their Dune prequels, and it surprises me to see such adamant haters of their … Continue reading

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Book Review: Chimera by T.C. McCarthy

Chimera by T.C. McCarthy My rating: 4 of 5 stars I finished this book a few months ago, but have been sitting on this review because I have such mixed feelings about it. I settled on 4 stars because it … Continue reading

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Review: “The Walk Up Nameless Ridge” (Kindle Single) by Hugh Howey

The Walk Up Nameless Ridge by Hugh Howey Listen to Hugh read this story live from ChiCon 7! My rating: 5 of 5 stars Hugh again displays his gift of understanding people, the extremes we’ll endure to find happiness, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nexus by Ramez Naam

Nexus by Ramez Naam (AudioTim 41: Ramez Interview) My rating: 4 of 5 stars Nexus is the most in depth I’ve read about how to utilize nanotechnology in linking minds. As an author who is exploring this futuristic technology in … Continue reading

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