Category Archives: Science Fiction

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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To Say Nothing Of The Dog by Connie Willis

Ned Henry and Verity Kindle both work for the Oxford Time Travel Research Center, and have been charged with going back in time to recover the Bishop’s Bird Stump, last seen in Coventry Cathedral the night it was bombed by … Continue reading

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King Of The Murgos by David Eddings

From Goodreads: “In this second book of The Malloreon, Garion and Ce’nedra continue the quest begun in Guardians of the West. In their party travel the immortal Belgarath the Sorcerer, his daughter Polgara the Sorceress, and the little Drasnian, Silk. Garion … Continue reading

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Guardians Of The West by David Eddings

From Goodreads:  “Garion has slain the evil God Torak and been crowned King of Riva. The Prophecy was fulfilled—or so it seemed. While the strange child Errand was growing up in the Vale of Aldur with Polgara and Durnik, showing only … Continue reading

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