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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 […]

Revelation Space Universe

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 […]

The Mars Covers // Gino d'Achille

The Art of Gino D’Achille

Gino D’Achille is an illustrator and commercial artist of international renown, whose work includes many of the most iconic and well-loved book covers and illustrations produced in the last half-century, […]

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 […]

Nostalgia for Infinity

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 […]

Shadows of the Empire

Review: Shadows of the Empire by Steve Perry

In between stints of hard science fiction and golden age classics I decided to rest the brain a bit and feed it with a little fat laden mind candy that’s […]

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