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Is Science Fiction ready for Virtual Reality?

A week or so ago,  Facebook acquired Oculus  and potentially changed the direction of personal entertainment. Oculus, in case you didn’t know, is a small virtual reality company in California that has created an affordable  headset (rift) that actually works.   218 more words

Godspeed Book Review [REVIEW] [SCi-Fi]

Genre-wise Godspeed by Charles Sheffield is Young Adult (YA) Science Fiction. To that end, the plot is not exceedingly complex, the writing is unornamented and the characterization is fairly simplistic. 537 more words

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The Heaven Makers by Frank Herbert

Why I Read It: I have never been disappointed by Frank Herbert’s works.

Where I Got It: A review copy from the publisher via Audiobook Jukebox… 719 more words

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THE STARS MY DESTINATION by ALFRED BESTER

I’m trying to include in my science fiction reading some of the classic works by some past authors in the genre.  Science fiction has been with us long enough that it has a history we can follow and chart the progress of the genre incorporating prediction of the future and science fact, observing when fact becomes fact. 225 more words

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THE GREEN BRAIN by FRANK HERBERT

The Green Brain another science fiction novel by one of the giants of the genre.

This novel deals with a subject overly used today, many times in the guise of making a profit.  232 more words

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