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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, […]

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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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Review: Redemption Ark 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 6 in my series of reviews focusing on […]

Review: The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury


The Martian Chronicles has been a book long in the reading for me.  I’ve known about it since I was a kid.  I watched the terrible, terrible 1980 mini-series (video […]

Galactic North by Alastair Reynolds

Review: Galactic North by Alastair Reynolds


Galactic North represents a collection of novellas and short stories that take place in the Revelation Space universe.   Great Wall of Mars If you are interested in how the Conjoiners came in […]

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Review: Revelation Space 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 5 in my series of reviews focusing on […]

The Songs of Distant Earth by Arthur C. Clarke

Review: The Songs of Distant Earth by Arthur C. Clarke


I was expecting a story about starships, adventure, and far-flung planets.  Instead, I was rewarded with a haunting and touching tale about love, loss, and survival during the last days of humanity.

Review: Chasm City 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 4 in my series of reviews focusing on […]

Revelation Space Universe

Revelation Space Universe Chronology


After years of putting it off I’ve finally decided to delve in to Alastair Reynolds’ Revelation Space future histories. I don’t partake on these extended literary journeys lightly. I first read Revelation Space when […]

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