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Review of Embassytown by China Miéville

I read The Scar when it first came out and couldn’t get through it. But when I saw this offering on the shelves and realised it was a stand-alone book, I scooped it up and decided to give it a go. 774 more words

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Homeless man gives back to his city...

Every homeless person has a story, and John Ross, a 71 year-old man who has lived on the streets of Buffalo, New York for 31 of those years – is no different. 184 more words


June 21, 1947: Plan 10 from Outer Space

In 1947, shortly after noon, Harold A. Dahl, who had spent the day scavenging for drifting logs in Puget Sound, near Tacoma, Washington, saw something. It wasn’t a drifting log.  291 more words

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Review of KINDLE ebook The Trilisk Ruins – Parker Interstellar Travels Book 1 by Michael McCloskey

I was browsing the science fiction selection, when this book caught my eye. It’s a while since I’ve read an alien encounter story and I decided to give it a whirl, especially after reading the sample when I discovered the formatting and editing was of a high standard. 390 more words

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"Beyond the Red Sky" What's it about?

Imagine yourself in a noisy, crowded bus heading to your new assignment at an air base in the southwest mountains only to be dropped off at an abandoned gas station in the middle of nowhere. 167 more words

Gravity, or Worldly Encounters

Let’s say you bumped into someone from another world, other than trying to comprehend why you among seven billion others have been chosen for first contact how would you try to communicate what makes humanity special? 430 more words