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Thanksgiving Readathon Wrap-Up

I didn’t get as much reading done as I had hoped during the Thanksgiving Readathon, but I really enjoyed the books I did read. 104 more words

Reading

Doomsday Book

Book Review:  Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

To say I loved this book is a huge understatement. I adored every single thing about it and am sure I will read it again. 972 more words

Books

The more things change, the more time travelers they attract

With the newly darkened evenings upon us, the Beamers looked back in time to the truly dark days of the Black Death (or “blue sickness”) as depicted in Connie Willis’s time travel novel, … 1,482 more words

Science Fiction

#97: Doomsday Book: Connie Willis

Still plowing through my Book Club of One! Reading through the NPR top 100 Fantasy/Sci Fi novel list!

First observation about Doomsday Book: It’s lengthy! 

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Time Travel in Science Fiction

Now that I’ve read an enormous amount of sci-fi I think it’s safe to say my least favorite sub-genre is time travel.

There are, of course, great time travel novels ( 540 more words

Eclectic Theist

Kim, “Heavenly Creature” (again).

The chairman of UR claims that robots are the enemy of humanity. The structure of this statement is Christian political theology.

Godgifu, Lady Godiva

Godgifu, Lady Godiva

Godgifu, or Lady Godiva as she is now known (it isn’t just a candy company) was a 11th century noblewoman married to Leofric, Earl of Mercia, who was her second husband. 409 more words