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Slaughterhouse-Five
4.03
I never read Vonnegut in high school or in college, and this book was the second Vonnegut work I've read. I'm finding reviewing this book to be rather ...more
Aug 29, 2011
Aug 28, 2011
 
The Long War (The Long Earth, #2)
3.53
Terry Pratchett loves cat but I'm not sure how he feels about dogs considering the dogs in this book. But that's okay, he loves cats. His cat apparent ...more
Sep 20, 2013
Sep 17, 2013
 
Santa Olivia (Santa Olivia, #1)
3.83
Despite the description that surrounds this novel, it isn't a superhero/werewolf novel, so don't think you're going to read about werewolves.

It's bett
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not set
Jun 07, 2009
 
Footsteps in the Sky
3.45
2.5

Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley.

I should point before starting this review that Keyes and I don’t really get along. It’s strange because we have nev
...more
Feb 05, 2015
Feb 05, 2015
 
The Island of Doctor Moreau
3.71

Disclaimer: I was given a free copy by the publisher in exchange for a fair and honest review.

I am not a huge H.G. Wells fan. I’m just not. I know I
...more
Mar 26, 2015
Mar 26, 2015
 
The Science-Fiction & Fantasy Quiz Book
4.50
Disclaimer: ARC via Netgalley and Osprey publishing in exchange for an honest review.

Okay, I don’t usually review quiz books because, well, you don’t
...more
Aug 08, 2015
Aug 08, 2015
 
The Speed of Dark
4.02
The first book I ever ready by Elizabeth Moon was Sheepfarmer's Daughter. I'm more of a fantasy reader than a science fiction reader. I liked the book ...more
not set
Oct 19, 2008
 
Grace Immaculate
2.87
This is a short story (one of the Tor.com series). It details human and alien interaction in terms of religion. There isn’t action but straight forwar ...more
Jun 12, 2014
Jun 12, 2014
 
Abducted by the Star Prince: A Sci-Fi Alien Romance (Lords of Astria)
3.33
Well . . . Nadia meets an alien and decides to be little more than a womb; apparently this is something all women do according to multiple books and H ...more
Jun 19, 2015
Jun 19, 2015
 
Sister Emily's Lightship and Other Stories
3.97
Full Review at Booklikes.

This collection presents a couple new tales with previously published work. The stories are geared, as you have no doubt disc
...more
Jan 15, 2014
Jan 15, 2014
 
Hammered (Jenny Casey, #1)
3.66
**spoiler alert** Honestly, why can't there be a warning label on books that have loose ends or straight cliff hanger endings?

But outside of that, th
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not set
Apr 18, 2009
 
Sister of the Hedge & Other Stories
4.05
Another stunning collection from Hines. Readers of his series will pay particular attention "Sister of the Hedge" as well as "Heart of Ash" for both e ...more
Oct 17, 2012
Oct 17, 2012
 
Two to Conquer (Darkover, #7)
3.70
This is one of my favorite Darkover novels because Bradley is taking a risk. The two male leads are not "good men" in the beginning of the book. The b ...more
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Dec 21, 2008
 
Darkover Landfall (Darkover, #1)
3.85
There has been some debate about how good of writer MZB was. If I am being totally honest, I would have to say that she is not the best writer in the ...more
not set
Dec 21, 2008
 
Evil Machines
3.27
Full review at Booklikes

Have you ever yelled abusive language at your computer when it wipes out what you have just been typing?

Have you ever been f
...more
Nov 08, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
 
Some of the Best from Tor.com: 2011 Edition
3.60
I enjoyed, in particular two of the stories in this collection. "The Dala Horse" by Michael Swanwick and "Hello Moto" by Nnedi Okoraforand Harry Turtl ...more
Jul 16, 2013
Jul 16, 2013
 
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1)
3.76
Dear Mr. Del Toro,

Please stop writing and just stick to movies. They are very good movies. Pretty please with a cherry on top, just make good movies.
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Oct 16, 2010
 
Journey to the Center of the Earth: A Signature Performance by Tim Curry
3.81
Nothing is sexier then Curry reading Icelandic place names.



Verne’s description of Copenhagen is absolutely enchanting and beautiful.



Nice adventure
...more
Jan 12, 2014
Jan 12, 2014
 
Hunters of the Red Moon
3.79
I found the idea of this book to be interesting even thought the central character makes you want to kill him. He isn’t quite as annoying as Anita Bla ...more
not set
Nov 25, 2008
 
Into the Abyss (Rogue Hunter: Gaia, #1)
3.01
**spoiler alert** So really 1.5 stars. I guess.

The reason why I say I guess is because if you see this as a YA book, or a book for someone who has nev
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May 12, 2011
May 12, 2011
 
The Street that Wasn't There
3.57
Don't read this if you are debating the nature of reality. Just don't.
Jan 30, 2012
Jan 30, 2012
 
Weird Tales from Shakespeare
3.74
Presents an interesting look at Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet.
not set
Nov 07, 2008
 
Snows of Darkover (Darkover Anthology Series)
3.80
Some of the later stories in this collection are weak and have the characteristics of a fanzine and fan fiction from which this collection is based. H ...more
not set
Dec 26, 2008
 
Hokas Pokas!
3.66
The premise of this book is good. A bunch of teddy bear like aliens read the literature of Earth and then take it too extremes by becoming the charact ...more
not set
Jun 13, 2009
 
Kingdom of Cages
3.64
I'll admit it; I'm more of a fantasy geek than a Sci-Fi geek.

I like the end behind this story, but, man it could be shorter. The characters are flat
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not set
Sep 20, 2010
 
What Fluffy Knew
3.81
If you have a cat, you have to read this short story. It is avaible as an ebook, but also appears in Alien Pets.

Fluffy the cat has a problem. Her litt
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not set
Jan 07, 2011
 
Free Amazons of Darkover (Darkover Series)
3.93
The collection gives some background on the Amazons of Darkover, including an explanation of the oath. Bradley’s story “The Legend of Lady Bruna” has ...more
not set
Dec 26, 2008
 
After a Lean Winter
3.69
Kindle Freebie

Farland does a good job of capturing the voice of Jack London, which makes up for the predictable elements.
Feb 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
Gibbon's Decline and Fall
3.88
If you liked The Handmaid's Tale, read this book. If you liked "The Lady or the Tiger", read this book.
Apr 23, 2011
Apr 20, 2011
 
Channeling Cleopatra
3.32
**spoiler alert** I picked this book up for two reasons. I like Scarborough's writing; she has a good sense of humor. I also like Cleopatra, so it see ...more
not set
Oct 19, 2008
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