Science Fiction Book Reviews

“Science fiction is the most important literature in the history of the world, because it’s the history of ideas, the history of our civilization birthing itself. …Science fiction is central to everything we’ve ever done, and people who make fun of science fiction writers don’t know what they’re talking about.”

-Ray Bradbury

Science Fiction Book Reviews

“Here’s a quick rule of thumb: Don’t annoy science fiction writers. These are people who destroy entire planets before lunch.  Think of what they’ll do to you.”

― John Scalzi

Science Fiction Book Reviews

Barbara Walters: “But what would you do if the doctor gave you only six months to live?”

Asimov: “Type faster”

Science Fiction Book Reviews

“ fiction is something that could happen – but usually you wouldn’t want it to. Fantasy is something that couldn’t happen – though often you only wish that it could.”

— Arthur C. Clark

Science Fiction Book Reviews

“It really seems to me that in the midst of great tragedy, there is always the possibility that something terribly funny will happen.”

— Philip K. Dick

Science Fiction Book Reviews

“There are no dangerous weapons; there are only dangerous men.” (Starship Troopers)

— Robert A. Heinlein

Science Fiction Book Reviews

“Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do something.”

— Robert A. Heinlein

Science Fiction Book Reviews

“If you want me to treat your ideas with more respect, get some better ideas.”

— John Scalzi

Science Fiction Book Reviews

“Advertising is legalized lying.”

— H. G. Wells

Science Fiction Book Reviews

“Sometimes I think I must have a Guardian Idiot.  A little invisible spirit just behind my shoulder, looking out for me…only he’s an imbecile.”

― Spider Robinson

Blog Updates

Slow to Load, But New!

Sorry if my site seems slow to load up. I'm not exactly sure why. I do have some working on it for me, so I've asked him to check it out. We'll see if we can do something about that. Well, speaking of this site, I hope you've noticed that it's completely redone and in...

All 5-star Reviews?

You might have noticed that I don't post very many reviews that I rate as 2 or 1. That's because I don't read bad books. If I start a book and it doesn't make sense or just isn't my knid of book, then I stop reading it and move on. Then again, I have read very bad...

Fantastic! A New Web Site!

Well, thanks to the folks at Dreamhost , I have my new and revised website up and running.  I had built this new site using a subdomain and asked them if they could not move this new version into my primary domain.  It took them less than a day and it was done. ...

First of Many and a Status Updates

I plan to use these updates to discuss things about the most current book I've read, but for now, this will just be an update on the progress of my newly revised website. I've been working on this for some time and just got a version I think is better than before, at...

June Is Done Gone!

 I had a good June reading a lot of good books. There were a few new books in some of my favorite series including "Haraken (A Silver Ships Novel) by S. H. Jucha". That's one of the best series around if you want my opinion.There were a couple of books that had...