Tag Archives: science fiction

Dave Hutchinson – Europe at Midnight (2015) Review

Genre: science fiction Pages: 303 My rating: 8.5/10 Much like its predecessor, Europe at Midnight is a fragmented novel. Dave Hutchinson’s remarkable science fiction series is about the fragmentation and fragile unity of the continent Europe. Our own version of … Continue reading

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Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) Review

So I just saw Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and the only reason that I went to see this movie was to see special effects. And boy, was that a good decision, because while the visuals are … Continue reading

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David D. Levine – Arabella of Mars (2016) Review

Genre: Science Fantasy Series: The Adventures of Arabella Ashby 1 Pages: 382 The year 1812. England and France are at war. Arabella Ashby has a pleasant life running through canyons on Mars. She lives there as a young lady with … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Discovery & The Orville?

So, in September there is a new Sci Fi show coming out named The Orville, and it provides us with an intriguing look into what is going on with the legacy of Star Trek. Successful and/or notorious producer Seth MacFarlane … Continue reading

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T.J. Bass – The Godwhale (1974) Review

T.J. Bass only ever wrote two books and this is his second and last one. Both of them are extraordinarily weird. So, Half Past Human (1971) and The Godwhale (1974) play out in a future earth where a few trillion … Continue reading

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Jeff VanderMeer – Borne (2017) Review

Genre: New Weird/Science Fiction/Biopunk Pages: 336 My rating: 8.5/10 Jeff Vandermeer’s new creation, or concoction, requires so much explaining that I don’t know where to start. I will try to give a brief description of what is only the setup: … Continue reading

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Dan Simmons – Olympos (2005) Review

Genre: science fiction Pages: 912 My rating: 8/10 [Some spoilers for Ilium] Ilium was great, but now it is time to get some answers. Ilium attempted to combine high science fiction concepts with both Greek mythology and Shakespeare’s The Tempest. … Continue reading

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