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posted "An ambitious big idea SF novel that doesn't quite reach the limits of its grasp" about Embassytown.   May 28, 2011
An ambitious big idea SF novel that does
   Avice Benner Cho thought she was off and away from the strange, distant colony of Embassytown forever. After a difficult upbringing, she
posted "Reynolds takes his space opera skills to a new universe" about Pushing Ice.   April 07, 2011
Reynolds takes his space opera skills to
Unlike most of his space opera novels, Pushing Ice is set in a different universe than the one of the Inhibitors. This gives Reynolds the freedom of
posted "A debut Post Singularity novel that has a few first time author flaws" about The Quantum Thief.   March 19, 2011
A debut Post Singularity novel that has
The Quantum Thief by Hannu Rajaniemi "Time is what we make of it; relative, absolute, finite, infinite. I choose to let this moment last forever
posted "I draw with the strength of my arms, but release as the Will allows" about The Unremembered.   March 06, 2011
I draw with the strength of my arms, but
   "I draw with the strength of my arms, but release as the Will allows"      Choice and consequences lie heav
posted a comment on list, "Top Scifi / Fantasy Movie Soundtracks".   March 05, 2011
posted "A frustrating non-Culture novel from Iain Banks" about Transition.   March 04, 2011
A frustrating non-Culture novel from Iai
And now, my second attempt to "get" Iain Banks... Transition is a frustrating book.   This is my second attempt at reading Iain
posted "A moderately entertaining Vampire movie that has both clever ideas and some missteps" about Daybreakers.   February 28, 2011
A moderately entertaining Vampire movie
Daybreakers is a movie with Ethan Hawke, Sam Neill and Willem Defoe      It's the near future. A rapidly dwindling resource is
posted "A promising idea by Ringo ruined by the execution and the political preaching." about Into the Looking Glass.   February 28, 2011
A promising idea by Ringo ruined by the
   Next up...another try at reading John Ringo. Glutton for Punishment, me. Never let it be said that I don't give people second chanc
posted "A short sharp shock of a Hard SF novel from Greg Bear" about Hull Zero Three.   February 28, 2011
A short sharp shock of a Hard SF novel f
   After an extended period where Greg Bear, once known for Hard "Big Idea" SF such as Eon and the Forge of God, took a detour in
commented on review of Template, "The truth is a double edged sword".   February 25, 2011
unlocked the Sci-Fi Fanatic badge   February 24, 2011
posted "I was once told by a friend "I don't read SF...but I like the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy"" about The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy: A Trilogy in Five Parts.   February 24, 2011
I was once told by a friend "I don't rea
"I don't read SF...but I like the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy"      That was what a friend once told me. She did
commented on QuickTip of Neuromancer, " a cyberpunk tour de force, though not really my cup of tea".   February 22, 2011
posted "Solid start to the Jump 225 Trilogy" about Infoquake: Book One of the Jump 225 Trilogy.   February 22, 2011
Solid start to the Jump 225 Trilogy
My next novel is a first novel, from author David Louis Edelman and the first in the "Jump 225" Trilogy: Infoquake. Bursting with ideas, s
took a poll "Which is your favorite Genre Show?"   February 22, 2011
posted a comment on list, "Top SciFi Movies".   February 22, 2011
posted "A difficult but rewarding novel from Elizabeth Bear." about All the Windwracked Stars.   February 21, 2011
A difficult but rewarding novel from Eli
All the Windwracked Stars is a novel by Elizabeth Bear. Elizabeth Bear is an audacious, difficult, and ultimately rewarding author. There are good r
posted "A very different book from the Creatrix of Terre D'Ange" about Santa Olivia.   February 21, 2011
A very different book from the Creatrix
Santa Olivia is a book by Jacqueline Carey, who is better known for, and much better known for the Sundering Duology, and much much better known for
posted "A poor, didactic SF novel" about What Happened to the Indians.   February 21, 2011
A poor, didactic SF novel
Note: This book was provided to me by the author.Please note I have heavily spoiled the plot. What Happened to the Indians is a science fiction nove
posted "Dan Simmons takes on Charles Dickens in a dark, psychological phantasmagoria" about Drood: A Novel.   February 21, 2011
Dan Simmons takes on Charles Dickens in
Simmons is an extremely literate author whose literacy has influenced more than a few of his works. The Hyperion novels owe a lot to the Romantic Poe
posted "Disappointing Time Travel Novel from Haldeman" about The Accidental Time Machine.   February 21, 2011
Disappointing Time Travel Novel from Hal
The Accidental Time Machine, by Joe Haldeman. Coincidentally, I was recently thinking about a Poul Anderson short story, "Flight to Forever", w
posted "The dark start to Stirling's "The Change" series" about Dies the Fire: A Novel of the Change.   February 21, 2011
The dark start to Stirling's "The Change
Dies the Fire (Roc Science Fiction) I've been reading Stirling for quite some time, starting with the accidental picking up of the first Drake n
posted "A disappointing novel from a Grand Master of SF" about The Stonehenge Gate.   February 21, 2011
A disappointing novel from a Grand Maste
The Stonehenge Gate      by Jack Williamson I was disappointed. The book revolves around four poker loving friends who discover
posted the Quick Tip, "Deservedly, one of the touchstone books in the genre.", on the topic A Canticle for Leibowitz.   February 21, 2011
posted "A classic book of contact with a two dimensional world" about The Planiverse.   February 21, 2011
A classic book of contact with a two dim
   The Planiverse: Computer Contact with a Two Dimensional World by AK Dewdney      The setting is a graduate program in
posted "Turtledove mixes some of his tropes into a new configuration" about After the Downfall.   February 20, 2011
Turtledove mixes some of his tropes into
   It's been a little while, too long I think, since I've read one of Dr. Harry Turtledove's novels. With After the Downfall, I
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