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The Circle
liked it
When Mae arrives on her first day of work at The Circle, the world’s largest internet company, she is immediately engulfed and welcomed on campus, daz ...more
Jan 24, 2014
Jan 26, 2014
it was amazing
This was originally printed as "Story of Your Life and Other Stories," this copy was the movie tie-in for "Arrival" though.

A collection of gorgeous,
Jan 22, 2017
Jan 23, 2017
Mother of Storms
it was amazing
I first read this back in the 90s when it was new and quite speculative, and called it one of my favorites for over a decade.

Massive amounts of metha
Nov 19, 2016
Oct 12, 2016
Earth Abides
really liked it
I started this book without a clear picture of when or where it was written, just knew it was "a classic." It started out with the stereotypical "lone ...more
Jun 2009
May 28, 2009
Wolverine: Old Man Logan
really liked it
I though this was the source material for the movie "Logan" but I was totally wrong.

The X Men have been dead for decades and the bad guys won the cou
Apr 29, 2017
May 02, 2017
All the Birds in the Sky
really liked it
A girl and a boy find their lives intertwined, culminating in an epic fight between science and magic.

I really enjoyed this, the juxtaposition betwee
May 08, 2016
Jan 04, 2016
Blindsight (Firefall, #1)
really liked it
In order to expand my reading, I've been making an effort to put more hard scifi into my rotation, to get out of the "fluff rut" I've been in, riding ...more
Aug 15, 2015
Jun 09, 2015
liked it
Caraval is a light fantastical story of magic and romance, an adventure with gorgeous visuals and big imagination. It's also surprisingly dark at time ...more
May 17, 2017
May 18, 2017
The Vision, Volume 1: Little Worse Than A Man
liked it
The Vision tries to slice off a bit of Americana home life for himself, only things don't go entirely as planned.

Interesting concept, and the last few
Apr 05, 2017
Apr 10, 2017
The Fireman
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In a not-too-distant future, people are becoming infected with a spore that, if not controlled, causes them to burst into flame. Fires are raging acro ...more
Jun 20, 2016
Jun 21, 2016
Rat Queens, Vol. 3: Demons
liked it
I'm so conflicted! I love the Rat Queens so much, I consider their stories one of the best things I found last year. They are vibrant, flawed, complex ...more
Apr 12, 2016
Apr 14, 2016
The Family Plot
liked it
A group of salvagers are given the job of a lifetime, strip down an old mansion in four days. A make-or-break job for the family business, failure is ...more
Jan 02, 2017
Jan 02, 2017
A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic, #3)
really liked it
What a lot of fun these were! The characters sparkled, the world(s) was (were) vibrant and the overarching plot conclusion was satisfying. To the poin ...more
Apr 15, 2017
Apr 20, 2017
The Magician's Land (The Magicians, #3)
really liked it
First read: 2014: Exiled from Fillory, Quentin finds himself searching for purpose.

We see a much more mature Quentin here, one who has definitely com
Feb 17, 2016
Sep 02, 2014
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife (The Road to Nowhere, #1)
really liked it
In the not so distant future a sickness covers the world, killing most and leaving one woman alive for every ten men. But worst of all babies aren't s ...more
Mar 16, 2015
Jan 16, 2015
Fool's Assassin (The Fitz and the Fool, #1)
it was amazing
The first book in what looks to be the final FitzChivalry trilogy. I devoured this one in the space of a day. And again, not much really happened for ...more
Apr 17, 2017
Apr 20, 2017
The Last One
really liked it
"The Last One" starts off in my very favorite type of reality series, where people are forced to improvise and survive in a dramatized scenario. TV sh ...more
Oct 15, 2016
Oct 18, 2016
it was amazing
Starting on page one with the explosion of the moon and travelling through the aftermath and emerging 5000 years in the future, Mr. Stephenson again d ...more
Jul 26, 2015
Jul 27, 2015
The Mercy Journals
liked it
The Mercy Journals are the autobiography of Mercy, a former soldier living in the nebulous time "post die off" where a combination of war, climate cha ...more
Mar 09, 2017
Jan 20, 2017
Red Rising (Red Rising, #1)
it was amazing
Red Rising begins simply, as simply as manipulating tons of steel, working through potentially explosive gas pockets while hovering over a lava field ...more
Feb 03, 2015
May 12, 2014
Sword of Destiny (The Witcher, #2)
really liked it
Oh Geralt, how do I love you? Enough to sneak chapters on my phone whenever I can.

So yeah yeah, I came to the books through the Witcher 3 game. A qui
Apr 24, 2017
Apr 24, 2017
Assassin's Apprentice (Farseer Trilogy, #1)
it was amazing
This book has been sitting on my shelf since the 1990s, always pushed aside for something else, waiting patiently to be read. Yet it wasn't until I re ...more
Jun 18, 2016
Jun 20, 2016
really liked it
A young man goes searching for a lost love and finds far more than he ever expected. Creepy, messed up, never trust those isolated little towns next t ...more
Nov 27, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
Injection, Vol. 1 (Injection, #1)
it was ok
A group of highly intelligent and messed up people, in an effort to avoid catastrophic predicted entropy, kick start the future by releasing "The Inje ...more
Nov 24, 2015
Nov 25, 2015
Morning Star (Red Rising, #3)
it was amazing
I put off reading this book for months, I didn't want the series to be over. I am not ready to say good bye to Darrow's Rising. Since the first book I ...more
Jun 12, 2016
Jun 16, 2016
Gothic Charm School: An Essential Guide for Goths and Those Who Love Them
really liked it
If you've hung around the Seattle scene enough, you've probably seen the author of this book. Dressed in giant swirling dark concoctions of lace and f ...more
Apr 23, 2016
May 10, 2016
Super Extra Grande
really liked it
This book is a new Cuban import, written by Yoss, considered one of the foremost Cuban science fiction authors. He's written over 20 books, many highl ...more
Mar 24, 2017
Jan 20, 2017
Kings of the Wyld (The Band, #1)
it was amazing
This is the tale of a former band of heroes; aged, scattered, complacent in their separate lives. They are called together one more time to help a ban ...more
May 31, 2017
Jun 06, 2017
Sleeping Giants (Themis Files, #1)
liked it
A massive metal hand is found buried, obviously not put there by anyone from earth. What follows is the tale of the robot and the many repercussions o ...more
Jan 18, 2017
Jan 19, 2017
The End Has Come (The Apocalypse Triptych, #3)
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This is the final installment in the Apocalypse Triptych, where authors presented three short stories following the threads of before, during and afte ...more
Nov 27, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
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