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In Fury Born has everything a fan of action science fiction could ask for. A sprawling space opera. Strong and personable characters. Intense combat with set pieces that jump straight from the pages. Emotionally charged aftermath that may be difficult … Continue reading
Taylor’s books are a more mature version of John Scalzi’s space operas. The characters are a little more believable, the plot and story slightly more plausible. On the other hand, the writing style and language are just as pedestrian. The … Continue reading
Stop me if you heard this before: a gruff, alcoholic detective is roped into a routine homicide investigation, where he is pressured to come to a clean, politically expedient but ultimately wrong conclusion and frame an innocent man. Instead, his … Continue reading
In a sense, Fall is a typical Stephenson novel. It has all the hallmarks of an author who is constantly evolving, refining his style and endlessly polishing his prose, so that not a single word or comma is out of … Continue reading
It’s very rare to find a sequel to an already superb book, which maintains the quality in some respects and actually increases it in others. The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet was an excellent, endearing book with great … Continue reading
The Bobiverse trilogy is an excellent blend of high concepts, believable future, adventure and action. It is both entertaining and introspective, with deep moral dilemmas. The prose is easy flowing, and the characters relatable. However, is misses its mark by … Continue reading
From time to time a low budget movie gets released that doesn’t feel like low budget at all. Upgrade is one such movie. Featuring innovative camera work, good action sequences and a believable future, this movie was surprisingly entertaining. A … Continue reading