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Convergence (The Ordinals) by Joseph Gellene

A good first novel! I enjoyed it. It reminded me of the Robert Heinlein short story “By His Bootstraps” and the novel “The Man Who Folded Himself” by David Gerrold. I found the characters interesting enough and the plot very … Continue reading

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Twilight (The Twilight Saga, Book 1) by Stephenie Meyer

I just love reading books that cross cut my normal reading tendencies and Stephenie Meyer’s “Twilight” was a very enjoyable reading in this vain. The story started slow, but I soon became very taken with the characters of Bella and … Continue reading

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Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1) by Cherie Priest

Boneshaker by Cherie Priest My rating: 3 of 5 stars The thing I liked the most from Cherie Priest’s Boneshaker are her wonderful detailed descriptions of this alternate world. She brings to life this interesting and strange alternate steam punk … Continue reading

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Weapons of Choice by John Birmingham

A fun reading and fascinating concept.  John Birmingham hasn’t disappointed again in this my second book under his authorship. The battle descriptions while enjoyable (read like a Clancy Novel) were a little long in some areas (like the first 100 … Continue reading

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The Movie Inception — Great Movie, But The Idea is Not a New One

I recently viewed the movie Inception and enjoyed it much.  With out reveling too much of the plot it involves the uncertainty of reality as it relates to dreams.  The plot is intricate and well written and I was surprised … Continue reading

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The Zeppelin Conductors’ Society Annual Gentlemen’s Ball by Genevieve Valentine

Enjoyed a recent story by Genevieve Valentine in the online SF Mag Light Speed . The story features civilization’s reaction to a technological development (Airships) from the eyes of an individual.  This type of story has always fascinated me. It … Continue reading

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1945: A Novel by Robert Conroy

Excellent alternate history novel!  Robert Conroy created a (IMO) very plausible story of what events might have been if the Japanese had not surrendered after the dropping of the atomic bombs.  I also like the fact that he uses major … Continue reading

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