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Pandora's Star by Peter F. Hamilton
Pandora's Star (Commonwealth Saga, #1)
by Peter F. Hamilton (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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Great book plagued by the aforementioned pacing problems. Other than that, this book is an amazing foray into Space Opera who's rich environments and well fleshed out characters hold their own with the best of the genre. Off to the sequel........
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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors by Carl Sagan
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Great book by one of the masters of science writing. This book explores what it means to be human and examines our place in the world from a scientific perspective. Required reading for anyone wishing to discuss creationism and evolution, as well as...more
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Carl Sagan by Keay Davidson
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Old Man's War by John Scalzi
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The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan
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"That spoof was pure gold! "
On Basilisk Station by David Weber

I am very torn regarding how I should rate this book. On the one hand I did quite enjoy the read. The battle scenes were very well done (if too few) and I do really like the character of Honor Harrington. It is important that you like Harrington b..." Read more of this review »
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