Category Archives: Science Fiction

In The Courts Of The Crimson Kings by S.M. Stirling

In The Courts Of The Crimson Kings: The Lords Of Creation, Book 2 C+ 372 pages Amazon Book Preview of “In The Courts Of The Crimson Kings“

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The Sky People by S.M. Stirling

The Sky People: The Lords Of Creation, Book 1 B 336 pages Amazon Book Preview of “The Sky People“

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Solar by Ian McEwan

Solar I enjoyed McEwan’s writing. The main character is Michael Beard a Nobel winning physicist slightly past his prime, with a number of personal issues and failings. I think this makes him more realistic. Is he sympathetic, no, not really, … Continue reading

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In Search of Silence by Samuel R. Delany

In Search of Silence: The Journals of Samuel R. Delany, Volume I, 1957-1969; edited by Kenneth R. James. I wasn’t sure how I was going to read this. But I was always going to read it. Delany is one of … Continue reading

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The Drawing Of The Three by Stephen King

I’m glad I listened to author Stephen King’s advice in the introduction to the first book of the Dark Tower series.  He recognized that the first book is a bit of a slog, and begged the reader to give the … Continue reading

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Footfall by Jerry Pournelle

Footfall; co-written by Larry Niven I love a good alien invasion story, and I wanted to read  more books by Jerry Pournelle (who died a year ago). It’s a good story. It was nominated for a Hugo and Locus back … Continue reading

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Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey

From Goodreads: “This is the story of mankind clawing for survival, of mankind on the edge. The world outside has grown unkind, the view of it limited, talk of it forbidden. But there are always those who hope, who dream. These … Continue reading

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