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The Faithful Spy by Alex Berenson
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Started off pretty good. I read about 200 pages on the plane to LA a couple weeks ago. Only got through another 80 on the way back. Now the story's kind of stuck and I'm having a hard time getting back into the book. It's certainly not been as not-pu ...more
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Hammered by Elizabeth Bear
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Complete garbage.

Not a single interesting, engaging or sympathetic character. Multiple plot threads that go nowhere, with the most uninteresting one being the main storyline. No point in setting the book in Toronto as there is nothing referenced to m
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Pandora's Star by Peter F. Hamilton
Pandora's Star
by Peter F. Hamilton (Goodreads Author)
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The Chronoliths by Robert Charles Wilson
The Chronoliths
by Robert Charles Wilson (Goodreads Author)
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Excellent read. This was my first book by Wilson, and it looks like he writes in the same vien as Robert Sawyer--what I call Social Sci-fi. Instead of focusing on science or technology itself, Wilson instead writes about the -impact- that tech and re ...more
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Emissaries from the Dead by Adam-Troy Castro
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Eh. I had high hopes for this book, but it's another story that is more about ideas than actions--I was in the mood for a moody sci-fi thriller. The expositions with the AI were actually the most rewarding parts of the book, but the environment and t ...more
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