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On Her Majesty's Secret Service by Ian Fleming
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Jim Mcclanahan voted on a poll in the group Beyond Reality
APRIL SCIENCE FICTION: This poll decides which two books will go on to the run off poll for April 2015's Science Fiction BOTM.

He voted for: The Empress of Mars by Kage Baker
The Empress of Mars by Kage Baker
"This is a glorious book, Baker at the top of her form. It is indeed a "rollicking" adventure, full of high-jinx and one-upmanship, but more than that it is an ode to the pioneering spirit in general and the Old West in particular. It is what Joss..." Read more of this review »
Dark Universe by Daniel F. Galouye
Dark Universe
by Daniel F. Galouye
read in January, 2015
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Written at the height of the cold war, this short novel explores the possibility of post-apocalyptic humans having survived a nuclear holocaust by living in an underground world in which light is totally absent and primitive sonar is the only means o ...more
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The Empress of Mars by Kage Baker
The Empress of Mars
by Kage Baker
read in January, 2015
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Another stellar Kage Baker story. Her characters and scenarios are uniformly excellent and imaginative. In this case, the palace intrigue and human interactions of the varied and diverse people involved in this tale of Martian colonization and erstwh ...more
Physics of the Impossible by Michio Kaku
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Nothing is off limits to physicist Kaku. He is fine with speculating on the possibility (now or in the future) of various SF tropes, e.g., FTL travel, invisibility, time travel, etc. But he also gets into speculating on the possibility of such things ...more
The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
The Windup Girl
by Paolo Bacigalupi
read in December, 2014
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Something of a slog initially, but finally got up to speed and is quite compelling. That's if you are interested in a future world in which Asia is in the ascendency due to disasters associated with food supplies and harvests in the rest of the world ...more
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