The time has come for ‘Best of 2015’ threads and to reflect on all the wonderful books I enjoyed over the year. This piece will address my top 10 reads published in 2015, but is missing some of the amazing older books I read throughout the year. 1,445 more words
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If you recall from my last review I mentioned “half a million word monsters.” I’d now like to introduce you to one. Honestly, I don’t know how many words it’s got but it’s a BIG book with relatively small print. 568 more words
This series by Daniel Abraham consists on four books that come in two omnibus editions: Shadow and Betrayal and Seasons of War. The main characters, two “poets”, are a kind of magician who can capture an idea and give it a human form to control it (this is called an “andat”). 124 more words
Excellent science fiction needs two things: a great story and great ideas. Leviathan Wakes doesn’t offer much of both.
The universe it portrays feels small and not fully fleshed out – the only science that is tackled more or less thoroughly is g-acceleration, and it’s mentioned ad nauseam. 300 more words