The Peripheral
3.94
it was amazing
An Unsettling, But Brilliant, Look at the Future Courtesy of William Gibson

In a year that has seen an ample abundance of more or less routine dystopia
...more
Oct 20, 2014
Aug 11, 2014
 
Ready Player One
4.31
did not like it
Ernest Cline needs to take a writing course from the likes of Frank McCourt, Rick Moody and Gary Shteyngart (Well, alas, he can't from McCourt, but Cl ...more
not set
Jan 07, 2012
 
Seveneves
3.98
it was amazing
The Finest Apocalyptic Speculative Fiction Novel of Our Time

A few weeks ago, a noted New York, NY independent bookstore held a panel on the future of
...more
May 11, 2015
Mar 06, 2015
 
Dancing with Bears
3.65
it was amazing
A Fine Post Utopian Dystopian Steampunk Romp Courtesy of Darger and Surplus

Vampire novels to the left of us, zombie novels to our right, with dystopia
...more
Sep 24, 2011
Jan 11, 2012
 
Join
3.36
really liked it
A Memorable Futuristic Exploration of the Nature of Identity and Technology

Quite possibly one of the best debut novels of 2016, "Join" is the best deb
...more
May 11, 2016
May 19, 2016
 
Fairyland
3.58
it was amazing
A Memorable Post-Cyberpunk Novel Set in a Wasted, Near Future Europe

“Fairyland” remains one of the most impressive works in post-cyberpunk fiction, co
...more
Jul 26, 2012
Jul 12, 2012
 
The Word Exchange
3.34
it was ok
An Exchange Best Ignored - A Pale Reflection of Gibson and Shteyngart

For those who think speculative fiction can be written well by those who have deg
...more
Mar 05, 2014
Mar 05, 2014
 
A Song Called Youth
4.20
it was amazing
The Definitive Cyberpunk Trilogy from One of Its Greatest Practitioners: John Shirley

What was cyberpunk? Compelling near future high tech science fict
...more
May 06, 2012
Mar 01, 2012
 
Sewer, Gas and Electric
3.93
it was amazing
Matt Ruff has written three novels in a literary career spanning nearly two decades; all three are rooted somehow in fantasy and should be regarded as ...more
Aug 24, 2004
Jan 07, 2012
 
Moxyland
3.63
it was amazing
A Superb Debut Novel worthy of comparison with William Gibson, Pat Cadigan and John Shirley's exceptional early Cyberpunk

Not since early cyberpunk fro
...more
Sep 19, 2014
Sep 02, 2014
 
Kalifornia
3.33
it was amazing
A Dizzying Fast-Paced Satirical Cyberpunk Novel from one of the Literary Movement's Masters

"Kalifornia" is a dizzy, fast-paced, fictional deconstructi
...more
Jun 25, 2016
Jun 26, 2016
 
Evensong
3.06
it was amazing
A Fast-Paced Near Future Post-Cyberpunk Thriller About Faith and Humanity's Future

"Evensong" is a remarkable work of near future post-cyberpunk specul
...more
Mar 04, 2015
Mar 06, 2015
 
Chasing the Phoenix (Darger and Surplus #2)
3.89
it was amazing
A Delightful Darger and Surplus Romp Through a Post-Utopian China

Demonstrating once more why he is one of the premier literary stylists and storytelle
...more
Aug 28, 2015
Jul 21, 2015
 
Infomocracy (The Centenal Cycle, #1)
3.54
it was amazing
A Superb Fast-Paced Post-Cyberpunk Political Thriller

Social scientist Malka Older’s “Infomocracy” is a spectacular example of political world-building
...more
Sep 11, 2016
Sep 12, 2016
 
Super Sad True Love Story
3.44
it was amazing
Had Neal Stephenson written "Snow Crash" as a dystopian love story, I'm not sure whether he could have equaled Gary Shteyngart's latest, greatest, nov ...more
not set
Jan 07, 2012
 
Accelerando (Singularity)
3.87
really liked it
Accelerando" will surely please many fans of William Gibson, Neal Stephenson and Bruce Sterling despite its flaws of which some are quite noteworthy. ...more
Aug 10, 2011
Jan 18, 2012
 
Zero History (Blue Ant, #3)
3.93
it was amazing
William Gibson's Best Novel in a Long, Long Time

"Zero History" is more than a satisfying conclusion to the "Hubertus Bigend" trilogy which started wit
...more
Sep 19, 2010
Jan 07, 2012
 
Archangel
3.88
it was amazing
Superb Debut Speculative Fiction Novel About A Courageous Woman's Defense of Her Adopted Colony World

Marguerite Reed's debut novel "Archangel" feature
...more
Apr 12, 2015
May 12, 2015
 
Cyberpunk: Stories of Hardware, Software, Wetware, Evolution, and Revolution
3.77
really liked it
A Mixed Bag of Cyberpunk and Cyberpunkish Speculative Fiction Tales

Victoria Blake’s “Cyberpunk: Stories of Hardware, Software, Wetware, Revolution and
...more
Oct 02, 2013
Oct 05, 2013
 
Blades of Winter (Shadowstorm, #1)
3.54
it was amazing
Relentless, Exciting Post-Cyberpunk Alternate History Novel Debut from G. T. Almasi

Relentless, exciting and utterly engrossing in its plot and pacing,
...more
Oct 12, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
 
Spin Control (Spin Trilogy, #2)
3.77
it was amazing
Not since mid to late 1980s William Gibson and Bruce Sterling have I read a book that's nearly as well written and as grandiose in scope with regards ...more
not set
Jan 11, 2012
 
The Peshawar Lancers
3.83
really liked it
Delightful Steampunk Romp In An Alternate Future of India

S. M. Sterling evokes Rudyard Kipling, William Gibson, Neal Stephenson and Bruce Sterling in
...more
Jan 22, 2004
Feb 10, 2012
 
Whole Wide World
3.48
it was amazing
Stylish, Gripping Near Future Crime Cyberpunk Fiction

Raymond Chandler meets William Gibson in one of the finest science fiction novels of recent years
...more
Mar 24, 2004
Feb 10, 2012
 
Altered Carbon (Takeshi Kovacs, #1)
4.10
really liked it
Fine Debut By Morgan, But Recycled Gibson....

Richard K. Morgan's "Altered Carbon", is a stylish, well-written tale which easily draws comparisons to
...more
Oct 12, 2004
Jan 27, 2012
 
The Dog Said Bow-Wow
3.81
it was amazing
Yet Another Great Collection of Short Stories from Michael Swanwick

One of our great masters of short fiction in any genre, Michael Swanwick demonstrat
...more
Dec 06, 2011
Jan 18, 2012
 
The Demi-Monde: Winter (The Demi-Monde Saga, #)
3.55
it was amazing
Enter at your own peril, the virtual reality world of the Demi-Monde, a steampunk fantasy conjured by early 21st Century American military planners in ...more
not set
Jan 11, 2012
 
Pattern Recognition (Blue Ant, #1)
3.86
it was amazing
William Gibson's Satisfying, Lyrical Look at the Present

"Pattern Recognition" is William Gibson's best novel since "Virtual Light" and the first set i
...more
Feb 16, 2003
Jan 07, 2012
 
Spook Country (Blue Ant, #2)
3.66
it was amazing
Intriguing, But Less Kinetic, Fictional Exploration Of Our Time From William Gibson

There's probably no one else I can think of who can write so vividl
...more
Aug 14, 2007
Jan 07, 2012
 
Rule 34
3.74
really liked it
Fine Near Future Post-Cyberpunk Thriller from Stross

Imagine a near future Scotland, now largely independent of England, where the Edinburgh Police Dep
...more
Jan 22, 2012
Jan 11, 2012
 
Reamde
3.96
really liked it
A Decent Cyberspace-Tinged Thriller Courtesy Of Stephenson, But Far From His Best

“Reamde”, Neal Stephenson’s latest novel, is a poor echo of such earl
...more
Feb 06, 2012
Jan 24, 2012
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