Posts tagged #Book Reviews (page 2)

December 30th, 2020
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The Lathe Of Heaven is a sci-fi novella (or a short novel?) by the great Ursula K. Le Guin. It tells the story of George Orr, a man who believes that his dreams influence reality.

December 24th, 2020
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Devi’s adventures continue. She keeps serving on the Glorious Fool after all her memories involving Rupert and the crew’s secrets have been wiped out. She focuses on her job until the day when everything changes, and she has to fight for her freedom, making unexpected alliances.

December 18th, 2020
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Blossoming of Callisto is a short story, which is not what I normally review, but I was so interested in the author that I had to read something ze wrote. I’m glad I did!

December 12th, 2020
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Fortune’s Pawn is the first book in the Paradox series. It’s a light sci-fi space action-adventure novel that also involves romance.

December 7th, 2020
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So, this is how it ends. The trilogy left me with a heavy feeling, as if it was made of stone itself, and it’s hard to gather my thoughts, but I’ll try.

November 30th, 2020
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Clockwork Stars is a dystopian novel with steampunk elements. The story takes place on New Earth, a world that people have escaped to after devastating their home planet. Something strange has happened here.

November 19th, 2020
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Sinai Unhinged is a cross-genre novel that blends sci-fi with suspense / thriller. Experiments go wrong in a particle accelerator research facility, driving scientists mad. Trying to help her friend who has fallen victim to the mysterious Complex, a therapist attempts to uncover what’s going on there and gets pulled into a strange and dangerous conflict of interests.

November 11th, 2020
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The Obelisk Gate is the second book in ‘The Broken Earth’ trilogy, and a winner of the Hugo award as well. It’s not meant as a standalone, so, if you haven’t read the The Fifth Season yet, check it out first.

November 10th, 2020
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Okay, I have to say right away, I feel like it’s more fantasy than sci-fi, but it was recommended on a podcast as sci-fi, and once I’ve started reading it, I couldn’t stop. I believe it can be classified as science fantasy though — a mixed genre that combines elements of science fiction and fantasy.

November 9th, 2020
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This is definitely one of the classics that has a huge international fandom, but I only discovered it a couple of years ago. Those were the first sci-fi books by a female author, Lois McMaster Bujold, that I’ve read, and they got me completely hooked.