Category Archives: Science Fiction

Top Ten Reads of 2015

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#10 – Breakers by Edward W. Robertson (Review – US – Audible (Omnibus .5-3) – UK) My new favorite scifi/post-apocalyptic franchise keeps packing quality character relationships with a fresh apocalyptic adventure. The first three books are free, and the first 3.5 books are one credit on Audible. The narration is top-of-the-line produced by R.C. Bray and Podium Publishing.  #9 […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “The Time Machine” (Excerpt) by H.G. Wells

Time Traveler's Almanac

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Nov. 26 – H.G. Wells/The Time Machine – page 154 About the author: H.G. Wells was an English writer best known for his science fiction books. “The Chronic Argonauts” […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “Himself in Anachron” by Cordwainer Smith

Time Traveler's Almanac

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Nov. 19 – Cordwainer Smith/ Himself in Anachron – page 148 About the author: Cordwainer Smith was the pseudonym of American writer Paul M.A. Linebarger. As a child, he […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “The Most Important Thing in the World” by Steve Bein

Time Traveler's Almanac

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Nov. 12 – Steve Bein/ The Most Important Thing in the World – 130 About the author: Steve Bein is a philosopher, photographer, professor, translator, traveler, and award-winning author […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “Triceratops” by Michael Swanwick

Time Traveler's Almanac

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Nov. 5 – Michael Swanwick/ Triceratops – page 120 About the author: Michael Swanwick is an American writer of novels and stories who has received the Hugo, Nebula, Theodore […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “The Gernsback Continuum” by William Gibson

Time Traveler's Almanac

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Oct. 22 – William Gibson/ The Gernsback Continuum – page 107 About the author: William Gibson is an American-Canadian novelist most closely associated with the science fiction subgenre cyberpunk. […]

Book Review – CONTACT by Platt and Truant (Alien Invasion, Vol 2)

Contact

After giving Platt and Truant’s first book in the series, Invasion, a rare five star review for its ripping fast plot and engaging characters, Contact, while still good, had some areas that left me a little disappointed. As did the first book, Contact has many surprising twists, but the plot in this one was not as […]

The Time Traveler’s Almanac – “Pale Roses” by Michael Moorcock

Time Traveler's Almanac

Welcome to our Thursday reviews of stories in The Time Traveler’s Almanac, edited by Ann & Jeff Vandermeer. Visit my TTTA main page for all the reviews. Oct. 15 – Michael Moorcock/ Pale Roses – page 81 I’m afraid this week’s review is going to be a short one. I’m busy, but I also found nothing […]

Audiobook Review – TIME SALVAGER by Wesley Chu (Narr. Kevin T. Collins)

Time Salvager

Time Salvager is the first book in the newest series by John W. Campbell Award winner, Wesley Chu, published by Tor. Whereas Chu made a name for himself with his Tao trilogy, an action-packed alien symbiosis war on Earth soil, Time Salvager matches the action on a future earth where chronmen go back in time […]

Audiobook Review – INVASION by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant

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Alien invasion stories seem to be especially popular right now. Ernest Cline just released Armada. Edward W. Robertson is killing it with his Breakers series. James S.A. Corey’s Expanse series is crushing it, and is set to debut the television series on Syfy soon. While the appeal of the fantastic in what may come from […]