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REVIEW: Deep Inside by Polly Frost

REVIEW SUMMARY: A collection of well-written erotic science fiction short stories. MY RATING: See the text below. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: 10 erotic science fiction short stories [...]

February 26, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Jim Baen’s Universe #11

MY RATING: The February 2008 issue of Jim Baen’s Universe (Issue #11, also known as Volume 2, Number 5) contains 12 pieces of short fiction and 6 non-fiction articles. [...]

February 18, 2008 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Matter by Iain M. Banks

MY RATING: After a very long dry spell, the Culture is back in Iain M. Banks’ new novel, Matter. I’ll state upfront that I absolutely love Banks’ Culture [...]

February 12, 2008 // 6 Comments

REVIEW: The Wannoshay Cycle by Michael Jasper

REVIEW SUMMARY: Surprising effort by newcomer Michael Jasper, the book brings together a very mature story, good characterization, and aliens that are alien. MY RATING: BRIEF [...]

February 5, 2008 // 5 Comments

REVIEW: Rollback by Robert J. Sawyer

REVIEW SUMMARY: Thoroughly entertaining (and accessible) science fiction. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The SETI scientist who decoded and responded to the first-ever alien [...]

February 4, 2008 // 8 Comments

REVIEW: Soldier of Sidon by Gene Wolfe

REVIEW SUMMARY: Excellent Wolfe book for the uninitiated, Latro is personal and adventurous in this third installment of the Soldier of… series. MY RATING: BRIEF [...]

January 21, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Three Shadows by Cyril Pedrosa

REVIEW SUMMARY: An engrossing story about life, love and family. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A family tries to outrun three harbingers of death. MY REVIEW: PROS: Quick moving, [...]

January 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Debatable Space by Philip Palmer

REVIEW SUMMARY: Despite some flaws, I’m anxious to see where this series is headed. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A band of space pirates kidnaps the daughter of the Evil [...]

January 14, 2008 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Killswitch by Joel Shephard

MY RATING: Killswitch is the final volume, at this time, in the Cassandra Kresnov series and it wraps things up with a bang. Where the previous novel, Breakaway, was mired [...]

January 4, 2008 // 2 Comments

REVIEW: Keeping it Real by Justina Robson

REVIEW SUMMARY: Not your typical fantasy novel that is extremely imaginative, this book falls a little short for me. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Following a rift in Texas the [...]

December 25, 2007 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Jim Baen’s Universe #10

MY RATING: The December 2007 issue of Jim Baen’s Universe (Issue #10, also known as Volume 2, Number 4) contains 13 pieces of short fiction and 7 non-fiction articles. [...]

December 20, 2007 // 4 Comments

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