Saga, Volume 2

I'm pulling out the 5 stars. I don't that often. A pleasure from beginning to end. So fresh and stimulating. Why can't I find books that have this eff
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Mar 27, 2013
The Abyss Beyond Dreams (Commonwealth: Chronicle of the Fallers, #1)
Here's the cover, Goodreads Librarian:

Thanks for all the likes everybody for my "review".
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Mar 15, 2014
Great North Road

Screw Americans.

12/30/12 -

Come on B&N, I know you have the book in the back. Just give it to me.

And I know you have it too Audible. I can see it
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Sep 28, 2012
Fortune's Pawn (Paradox, #1)
I liked the sample in the back of Ancillary Justice.

This would make a good book trailer:

pg 48: Hmm, Devi is
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Oct 29, 2013
Ancillary Justice (Imperial Radch, #1)
Io9 likes it, 'the mind blowing space opera you've been needing':

Big Idea:
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Sep 30, 2013
All You Need Is Kill
20.0% "Groundhog day mixed with Starship Troopers. Enjoying it more than I thought I would. I like the Full Metal Bitch. She's not what you think."
Dec 27, 2013
Dec 14, 2013
Up Against It
"But I recently read M.J. Locke’s Up Against It, which is set in space in our future and is wonderful and just the sort of thing to give me faith that ...more
Feb 09, 2014
Jan 05, 2014
Caliban's War (Expanse, #2)
I had fun with this most of the way through. I think of it as George R.R. Martin science fiction. A big emphasis is on the characters, with each equal ...more
Mar 28, 2015
Mar 10, 2015
Jo Walton's take:

12.0% "Liked the kindle sample and picked it up. Seems much more likeable than Einstein Inte
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Jan 16, 2014
Locke & Key, Vol. 6: Alpha & Omega

10 more days!

All done. It's been a good run. I was expecting an even more 'hell on earth' like in the last two episodes of the Berserk anime, but it w
Mar 2014
May 25, 2013
Lemonade Mouth

First 47 pages: Different than the Disney tv movie. Stella the rebel is very tall and cut off most of her hair. Olivia the lead has panic attacks both
May 19, 2012
May 10, 2012
Bowl of Heaven

pg 111/412: Very traditional, Ringworld or Rendezvous with Rama-like sf novel. Should take me only 10 hours to read. Has got plenty of science, space,
Nov 09, 2012
Aug 23, 2012
Broken Harbour (Dublin Murder Squad, #4)

Checked out because of über-reader Karen's review:

A talk the author gave at a library: http://libwww.freelibr
Aug 12, 2012
Aug 04, 2012
Empty Space (Empty Space Trilogy #3)

The perfect formula for the opposite of a best seller in America:

1) it sounds British
2) has a very good vocabulary
3) has some scifi words
4) doesn't sk
Oct 30, 2013
Mar 09, 2013
A quick 30 minute read, but well done. Simple story of a woman thinking about her career. The artist can draw people and scenery just as well, with ju ...more
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Sep 04, 2014
Saga, Volume 1
First impression: this is friggin' weird!

All done. (Don't you love how fast you can read comics?) At first I was a little put off by the sketchy art a
Oct 12, 2012
Aug 13, 2012
Leviathan Wakes (Expanse, #1)
It's in the store.

11/561: Seems like fun space opera. Peter F. Hamilton is smarter, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. 13 hours to read if I sti
Jun 16, 2012
May 13, 2011
from "kar" on io9:

"I already read this one (it has been translated in Dutch a number of years ago) and I can really recommend this one. I would say it
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Nov 05, 2013
The Scorpion Game

Edited by Sffaudio friend Marissa Vu. It sounds pretty cool. Sample chapter:

Can some librarian put the cover a
Feb 14, 2014
Jun 09, 2013
The Martian

Very funny (NSFW), also lots of science. So if you don't mind a lot of MacGyver-like problems, this book is for you. Andy Weir keeps up the excitement
May 04, 2014
Feb 13, 2014
The Mote in God's Eye (Moties, #1)
(Sffaudio is recording a discussion of this book on 10/1 with Julie.)

Got the audio. Hey, this could be exciting. :)

13% - Sounds more 'vintage' and coo
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 20, 2011
The Death of Grass

Shows what happens in an apocalypse when all grass is dead and everyone has to fight for the leftover potatoes. Unfortunately the cattle live on grass
Jul 09, 2013
Sep 30, 2012
The Rosie Project (Don Tillman #1)

"Sheldon Cooper (Big Bang Theory) wants to find a wife."

Discussed on the A Good Story is Hard to Find podcast.

May 18, 2014
May 09, 2014

Audiobook is 24 hrs. About 4&1/2 hours in. There's a zillion (well 124) characters, lots of women and sexual intrigue, and it's set nearly in the
Mar 10, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
A Wanted Man (Jack Reacher, #17)

pg 58/405 - Distracted from Nos4a2 by another smoothly efficient Lee Child thriller. I've already read the one the Tom Cruise movie was based on, and
Jun 03, 2013
May 19, 2013
Trading in Danger, Part 1

A movie in your mind.

About an hour in. This is the Graphicaudio version, so there's full cast, music, and sound effects. It plays well in my car at ni
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Jan 28, 2014
The Einstein Intersection
*shrug* Maybe Jenny would understand this novella.

This guy seems to understand it. http://yellowedandcreased.wordpress.c...
Jan 13, 2014
Dec 26, 2013
via Boingboing:

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Jan 29, 2015
Orbital Resonance (Century Next Door, #1)
Explanation of my desire to read (animated whiteboard review):

Ack. Out of print and no ebook.

Ordered 'new' fro
Nov 27, 2012
Oct 27, 2012
The Sculptor

I've been putting off reviewing this, because I didn't like it as much as I thought I would. I liked it ok, and the creator's intentions are good. It'
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May 17, 2014
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