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Abaddon's Gate (Expanse, #3)
By far the best book of the Expanse series. Reading Abanddon's Gate is like watching a combination of the best episodes from Battlestar Galactica and...more
Jun 13, 2013
Oct 28, 2012
The Adjacent
The dream feeling of this book, the enigmatic characters which are in turn photographers, airplane pilots, illusionists or nurses, the illuminating co...more
Jul 14, 2013
Jun 04, 2013
To Be Read Upon Your Waking
Good novella in the style of Robert Holdstock's Mythago Wood and a homage to Lovecraft that would have infuriated him.
Aug 06, 2012
Aug 08, 2012
Oceanul de la capătul aleii
Pentru mine nu există nici o altă formă de literatură mai potrivită pentru a vorbi despre copilărie, decât cea fantastică. Comparativ cu tot ceea ce d...more
Jun 15, 2013
Jun 17, 2013
Bitter Seeds (The Milkweed Triptych, #1)
It is clear that Ian Tregillis is a very talented writer, but Bitter Seeds offers a very simplistic view on everything related to the 2nd World War.

Oct 10, 2012
Jun 28, 2012
The Long Earth (The Long Earth #1)
Great fun, despite the fact that this book feels like it's only building the setting for the next one. And it gives you so much food for thought regar...more
Jun 25, 2012
Jun 19, 2012
As with all post-apocalyptic books by women, this one has a wonderful gentle tone. Maybe it is because men always cause the destruction of the world....more
Apr 08, 2011
Apr 01, 2011
Among Others
Excellent novel about how books and life, fantasy and reality, faeries and people, are equally important when they meet into completing a human being.
Mar 04, 2011
Mar 04, 2011
I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream: Voice from the Edge 1
Incredible experience! I will never read anything by Ellison again. I will only listen to him reading.
Nov 06, 2012
Nov 03, 2012
The Violent Century
For me, there were only two masterpieces in the superheroes genre: Alan Moore's Watchmen and Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight. The Violent Century is c...more
Nov 05, 2013
Sep 18, 2013
Neverness (A Requiem for Homo Sapiens, #0)
This book is everything that Ridley Scott's Prometheus wanted to be.

An excellent blend of almost every science-fictional sub-genre out there: space-op...more
Sep 23, 2012
Aug 24, 2012
Some Kind of Fairy Tale
Anther excellent book by Graham Joyce about the relationship between fantasy and reality, fairies and humans, myth and history, fairy tales and the hu...more
Aug 27, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire, #5)
Too long, too slow, too unfinished. But still an incredible good novel. How Martin can make this 1000 pages feel like a great ride, joggling 1000 char...more
Jul 31, 2011
Jun 27, 2011
The Echo
What a great sequel to The Explorer. Interesting, dark, well written, mysterious and in the last third absolutely terrifying, The Echo is the first bo...more
Jan 22, 2014
Jan 22, 2014
Evening's Empires
Evening's Empires is very different from the first 2 books of the series (The Quiet War and Gardens of the Sun), especially regarding the setting that...more
Aug 13, 2013
Jul 27, 2013
This novel worked perfectly for me. 11/22/63 is, alongside The Shining, The Stand or It, one of Stephen King's masterpieces and demonstrates once agai...more
Nov 19, 2011
Nov 13, 2011
Drakenfeld (Lucan Drakenfeld, #1)
A surprising and interesting combination of crime-fiction and ancient world history, with a very gentle, almost imperceptible fantasy perfume. I can't...more
Oct 29, 2013
Oct 24, 2013
The Explorer
After the first chapter, this novel could have really gone "where no one has gone before". Unfortunately, even if it's not a bad novel, it's only a da...more
Jan 23, 2013
Jan 19, 2013
I thought that this wonderful novel about our identities in this world will be more like The Man in the High Castle and less like Ubik, but it is the...more
Apr 2012
Mar 31, 2012
Twenty Trillion Leagues Under The Sea
Adam Roberts loves science-fiction as e fan, knows it as a writer and dissects it as a critic. All his novels are like highly accessible critical stud...more
Jan 26, 2014
Jan 23, 2014
Annihilation (Southern Reach Trilogy, #1)
Powerful, interesting, dream like novel that uses a journey to an unknown area, to the exterior of the natural, to explore the interior of the human m...more
Feb 19, 2014
Feb 15, 2014
The Abominable
I didn't care very much about the last fifth of the novel and the whole Abominable thing was unnecessary, silly and racist, but the rest of the novel...more
Feb 10, 2014
Oct 24, 2013
First SF novel that I bought through Gollancz's new SF Gateway. This impossible to find (until now) masterpiece is the perfect example of why SF Gatew...more
Oct 12, 2011
Oct 08, 2011
În momentul în care am început să citesc acest curajos debut românesc în genul epic-fantasy, ştiam că Taxidermie nu poate să o ia decât pe două drumur...more
Nov 09, 2012
Nov 03, 2012
On the Steel Breeze (Poseidon's Children #2)
Although quieter than the Revelation Space books, On the Steel Breeze is still a mind blowing novel. It centers around a fascinating question - it is...more
Oct 26, 2013
Aug 24, 2013
A Darkling Sea
A fun book. Unfortunately, because the aliens are more human than the human beings (both because they are thinking like a human and because the human...more
Feb 22, 2014
Jan 09, 2014
Perhaps, for some readers, Railsea with its huge murderous moles will be to much and for others its emphasis on moles will be to little, but I'm sure...more
May 31, 2012
Dec 15, 2011
The Martian
Very accessible, interesting and delicious hard-science-fiction book. I would teach only this novel for a whole semester in schools. The students will...more
Jan 31, 2014
Jan 09, 2014
The Reality Dysfunction (Night's Dawn, #1)
After the initial shock with the hundreds of consensual sex and rape scenes and with the absurdity of an empty universe where the sinners' souls go, i...more
Aug 04, 2011
Aug 01, 2011
By Light Alone
I thought that after Land of Headless, Adam Roberts had completed his literary evolution. I was wrong, his voice is still evolving into totally new an...more
Sep 19, 2011
Aug 29, 2011
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