Tag Archives: science fiction

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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Redshirts

While I’m reading as much Cybils stuff as I can, there came a point when I needed a new audiobook and gave up on finding a Cybils-nominated one after 10 or 15 minutes of looking. I asked the youth librarian … Continue reading

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Saga

Saga. Volume 1. by Brian K. Vaughan. Art by Fiona Staples. Brian K. Vaughan is such a popular author that of course I had to buy his latest book, even if I never quite got into Y: the Last Man … Continue reading

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Ready Player One

Actually I started listening to it, and realized that there was no way I could finish it before the audio book was due back at the library. So I ripped the part I hadn’t yet listened to (to make sure … Continue reading

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The Finder Library

The Finder Library. Volume 1. by Carla Speed McNeil I’ve had friends from quite different circles recommend this to me before, but I just couldn’t quite get into it. This time I tried the new super-big version, and found that … Continue reading

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The Lost Fleet: Dauntless

In which your faithful Library Mama learns, once again, that battle scenes are not quite her thing. This audio series is on loan from my dear brother-in-law. My love and he both listened happily to the whole series. But, since … Continue reading

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Among Others

Among Others by Jo Walton Our heroine – who doesn’t share her name with us until well into the book – is a Welsh teen who ran away from her mother and is now (now being 1979) being sent to … Continue reading

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Return of the Dapper Men

Return of the Dapper Men by Jim McCann and Janet Lee Once upon a time there was a world where time stopped, and all that was left were children and machines. The machines lived above ground and the children below, … Continue reading

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Pirate Freedom

Pirate Freedom by Gene Wolfe A young but worldly-wise priest is writing his memoirs. It started when Chris was put in a monastery school in Cuba and decided he didn’t want to take orders. When he left the monastery, the … Continue reading

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Two Books and a CD

I’m just writing down my list of things to review. There are six, which is a lot. I’m sure not all of them will make it up at once. Hadn’t realized I was so far behind, but I guess that’s … Continue reading

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