Tag Archives: adult science fiction

Sequels: Fated Sky, Exit Strategy, The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy

Sometimes I read the first book in a series and never go on.  Other times I keep up in fits and starts. Here’s me trying to keep up.  All of these deserve longer reviews, but here’s to living with reality. … Continue reading

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Ninefox Gambit

A quick review of some twisty military sci-fi for adults, before Cybils middle grade spec fic takes over the blog as it has already, of course, taken over my reading. (Have you nominated yet?  There are still a couple of … Continue reading

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Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor

The story begun in Binti continues with even more depth… Spoiler alert: if you haven’t yet read Binti, you’ll want to do so before reading this review. Binti: Home by Nnedi Okorafor. Tor, 2017. Binti has achieved the dream she … Continue reading

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The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

This is one I heard about from British bookish folk, and then had to wait a very long time for it to come out in the U.S., where it just came out last year, and a bit longer for it to … Continue reading

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Jaran

I note with some shame that this was the Book Smuggler’s Old School Wednesday Readalong from February, which I did not finish it in time. Jaran. Jaran Book 1. by Kate Elliott. DAW Books, 1992. From the cover copy: The … Continue reading

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The Martian

My brother-in-law recommended this to my love, who then insisted that I listen to it as well. It was also (at least in print) also a Library Reads pick for February. The Martian by Andy Weir. Narrated by R.C. Bray. … Continue reading

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