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Deliverance

Review: Deliverance by James Dickey


You aren’t hallucinating.  This is not a science fiction book review.  This is indeed a review of the novel Deliverance.  Yep, THAT Deliverance.  The one with white water canoeing, banjo playin’, […]

Review: Halting State by Charles Stross


Halting State by Charles Stross was not the book I was expecting.  As a gamer and MMORPG player the book piqued my interest based on the description.  Instead of getting […]

Consider Phelbas by Iain M. Banks

Review: Consider Phlebas by Iain M. Banks


IV. DEATH BY WATER Phlebas the Phoenician, a fortnight dead, Forgot the cry of gulls, and the deep seas swell And the profit and loss.           […]

Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds

Review: Absolution Gap by Alastair Reynolds


Before delving in to the Revelation Space universe I first suggest perusing the chronology and consider reading the books in order. This is Part 7 in my series of reviews focusing on […]

The Forever War

Review: The Forever War by Joe Haldeman


Note:  This is a guest review by Michael. The Forever War is an entertaining novel with an interesting mix of science fiction, war and social issues.  In this classic science […]

Slow River

Review: Slow River by Nicola Griffith


Let’s get this right out of the way.  Slow River is not a science fiction novel.  It’s categorize and pigeon-holed as such, but at best it’s speculative fiction, a category […]

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Review: Transcendental by James Gunn


James Gunn was never in my wheelhouse.  To be honest I’d never heard of him until sometime within the last year.  Which is odd since he is a SFWA Grand Master, […]

Exploding Sun

Review: The Gods Themselves by Isaac Asimov


“Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain.” ~Friedrich Schiller, The Maid of Orleans, 1801 Even the gods cannot fix stupidity.  So contends Isaac Asimov in his Hugo and Nebula […]

Review: Marsbound Trilogy by Joe Haldeman


Joe Haldeman is one of my favorite and most read authors.  The first book of his that I read was There Is No Darkness, a coming of age military SF […]

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