Are you a fan of sci-fi that never bothers to explain anything, dark settings that make Warhammer: 40K seem cheery, a culture that overvalues the metaphorical creatures they’ve chosen to represent themselves with, and a main character that you really couldn’t care about? Then I have a book for you!
A mixed review on Ann Leckie’s space opera trilogy: Ancillary Justice, Ancillary Sword, and Ancillary Mercy.
Colin review’s John Scalzi’s book Lock In, as the second part of his winter holiday reading marathon. It’s a complex book that deals with a lot of interesting themes but is also a fast paced mystery.
The holidays are over and some good things are planned for the story world this year.
An astronaut finds himself stuck on Mars, alone. Best case, a rescue mission is a year away. How will he ever survive? Colin reviews The Martian, a fascinating novel that’s equal parts science and survival.