Category Archives: science fiction

Sleeping Giants – Sylvain Neuvel (audio)

I read this book (via Netgalley) last year, and seized on the audiobook as soon as possible. And listening to it after November 8 was a very different experience from reading it in early 2016. Ah, I thought, that’s why … Continue reading

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Boarding the Enterprise

September 8, 2016 is the fiftieth anniversary of the first airing of Star Trek. It’s also close enough to the thirtieth anniversary of the indeterminate date I first saw Trek. Hold on a moment, would you – I need to … Continue reading

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The Legendarium – Kevin G. Summers, Michael Bunker – Robert Rossman

Oh…kay. First off, I sincerely hope the authors are (or, you know, were) VERY good friends with “NYTbestsellingauthorHughHowey”. Actually, I would harbor a strong suspicion that one (or both) of the authors IS Hugh Howey … except … I loved … Continue reading

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Just One Damned Thing After Another – Jodi Taylor – Zara Ramm

I. Loved. This. So much. The early part of 2015 was just crammed with time travel audiobooks. I didn’t mean to do that; it just happened. I didn’t even know a couple of them were time travel till I started … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: Heart of Stone – Trevor Baxendale

Out of the few Doctor Who novels I’ve read in the past few years, this one did the best job of capturing the feel of the show. The Doctor (#11) felt like pretty much like the Doctor; Amy and Rory … Continue reading

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Living in Threes – Judith Tarr

This was a book received through LibraryThing’s Early Reviewers (thank you!). I’ve been trying to cut back on the books I put my name in for on LibraryThing, because while I’ve had pretty good luck there have been a number … Continue reading

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Journey to the Center of the Earth – Jules Verne, Tim Curry

I have had a ridiculous amount of fun this year listening to classic novels as audiobooks. When Audible offered a freebie (I think it was a freebie) of Journey to the Center of the Earth read by Tim Curry, I … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

I’m not sure what to say about The Hunger Games. I didn’t really want to read it. Wasn’t interested, and had no plans to look into it further: just because I don’t much like children doesn’t mean I want to … Continue reading

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Ready Player One – Ernest Cline / Wil Wheaton

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline My rating: 3 of 5 stars Probably two and a half stars, with a dash of generosity. I might change my mind. Review following shortly. Never been so glad to finish a recreational book. … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Ishmael – Barbara Hambly

It feels almost silly to be reviewing another Star Trek novel.  As a body they’re not exactly worth reading, much less reviewing – with a few exceptions. When I was 16, I discovered Star Trek, and wanting more than the … Continue reading

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