Tag Archives: science fiction

Book Review: Agent to the Stars by John Scalzi

What if I told you that that which makes you fundamentally human is something that you share with another people, a people so different from you that they might appear strange or frightening at first glance. A people who might terrify you from appearance alone. Could you make the jump, and understand that inside, they…

Book Review: Sphere by Michael Crichton

“We are, in reality, terribly frail animals. And we don’t like to be reminded of how frail we are–how delicate the balances are inside our own bodies, how short our stay on Earth, and how easily it is ended.” Book Rating 4/5 Book Review Well, Michael Crichton is starting to become one of my favorite…

Book Review: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

“What is reality except for the things that people universally experience the same way?” Book Rating 4.25/5 Book Review An Absolutely Remarkable Thing had a strikingly original idea, or maybe I just haven’t read enough science fiction! I loved the narrator, April May, although sometimes she infuriated me. But at least she knew it. The…

Book Review: House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds

You are a bookworm who has tunneled through the pages of history. Is that not so? Book Rating 4.5/5 Book Review House of Suns is classified as a “space opera”. While I have definitely been on a science fiction kick, this one was completely different than any of my recent reads. Reynolds builds a completely…

Book Review: Children of Eden by Joey Graceffa

Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review I listened to Children of Eden on Audible. Full disclosure, I have no idea who Joey Graceffa is and have never watched a video by him, I only knew he was a YouTuber after I rated the book on Goodreads and read a couple reviews to see what other people…

Book Review: The Naturalist by Andrew Mayne

Book Rating 3.5/5 Book Review The Naturalist was another book I listened to on tape, as you can see at my attempt of a bookstagram-worthy photo. There were a lot of great things about this book. First, the story was amazing. It kept me up at night. I listened to it while I was moving…

Book Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

For a bunch of hairless apes, we’ve actually managed to invent some pretty incredible things. Computers. Medicine. Lasers. Microwave ovens. Artificial hearts. Atomic bombs.  Book Rating 4/5 Book Review As you all know, Ready Player One has recently come out in theaters, so obviously I needed to get the book read as soon as possible.…