Tag Archives: science fiction

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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Snow Stories

You may wonder at my long silence, or you may think that I have been too busy with holiday preparations and a baby to read of late. And while I have indeed been busy, I have yet been diligent in … Continue reading

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Escape

Once again, I try to prove that I can think of things besides babies. So, two alternate reality fiction books, and escape by retail therapy. The Well of Lost Plots by Jasper Fforde This is the third book (of four … Continue reading

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