Mockingbird by Walter Tevis is Science Fiction You Must Read

October 30, 2015 | Posted in SCIENCE FICTION | By

"Mockingbird" by Walter Tevis.

In the 25th century, a robot wanders through the streets of a decaying New York City as mankind grows ever nearer to extinction. Those humans still alive exist in a state of near constant numbness and isolation, trained from youth to favor self-interests and internal thoughts over interpersonal relationships and all but the most trivial conversation…

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The Silo Saga by Hugh Howey

October 9, 2015 | Posted in SCIENCE FICTION | By

The Silo Saga by Hugh Howey.

I only recently discovered author Hugh Howey and his incredibly popular “Silo Saga” books, thanks to a recommendation from someone who knows my taste in science fiction. I downloaded the first title, Wool, based on the intriguing description—and the fact that it was a book with over 10,000 customer reviews, most of them extremely positive…

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“Chinese Cooking for Diamond Thieves” is a Sparkling Debut Novel

June 17, 2015 | Posted in MYSTERY/THRILLER | By

Chinese Cooking for Diamond Thieves by Dave Lowry.

Generally I am not a huge fan of the mystery genre of fiction. The only mystery novels I tend to really get into are those which are less “whodunnit” and more about exploring a different culture, field of knowledge, or occupation I’d know very little about otherwise…

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