Tag: science fiction

Apr 23

Book Review: Ancillary Sword

Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie In many ways this book was easier to get into than the first one. Now the fact that Breq used to be a ship is no longer a mystery, and I know what ancillaries are, and I’m a little more familiar with how the Imperial Radch conduct their affairs. The …

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Apr 17

Book Review – To Your Scattered Bodies Go

To Your Scattered Bodies Go by Philip José Farmer I really wanted to like this book. Before I started listening to it, all I knew was that it was the first in a series by a science fiction “master” whom I hadn’t read before. It starts out a little dry, but the narrator did a …

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Aug 27

Emily’s Fifth Birthday Cover

This was one of my first publications, and you can see I kind of struggled with learning how to use gimp to make the cover.  The ones on the left were much smaller, and I decided I’d scroll through my photos and find something brightly colored and interesting, then make sure that my name and …

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Apr 26

Book Review: Old Man’s War

Old Man’s War by John Scalzi I read this book because it came with a bundle of books by other authors for my kindle. I’d read THE GOD ENGINES and have been to Scalzi’s blog, so I’d heard of this book and decided to give it a try. I liked THE GOD ENGINES very much, …

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Apr 18

Book Review: I Am Legend

I am Legend by Richard Matheson The main problem with reading classic literature of the sort which has influenced an entire genre is that the most groundbreaking and creative aspects seem trite and derivative. I chose this because, as a novella, it consists of fewer hours than a full novel, and because it’s considered a …

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