Category Archives: Science Fiction

SEVENEVES by Neal Stephenson

Neal Stephenson intrigues me. When I read Cryptonomicon I was totally hooked by both the subject of cryptography and the thriller/suspense plot. But then the Baroque Cycle came out- a three part series about the history of science and philosophy. … Continue reading

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Artemis by Andy Weir

The Martian was one of my favorite books in 2015, so when I saw Andy Weir had written a new book called Artemis, I was intrigued and a bit uncertain whether it could possibly measure up to his first book. … Continue reading

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The Outsider by Stephen King

Stephen King is both prolific and eclectic. From 11/22/63 which explores the assassination of John F. Kennedy to some of his classic horror stories like The Shining to the The Dark Tower series which is set in a post apocalyptic world, … Continue reading

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The Power by Naomi Alderman

Just this week Oprah made a speech at the Golden Globes Award Ceremony that grabbed headlines all over the world. In it she envisioned a different kind of world for women and   said: So I want all the girls watching … Continue reading

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Speak: A novel by Louisa Hall

What makes us human? What is memory? What is the difference between the human mind and Artificial Intelligence? Interesting questions to raise as we be come more and more dependent on Siri (and the like) to manage our lives or … Continue reading

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Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Have you ever wondered about the road not taken? I do! I wonder what would have happened if I had taken my speech professor’s advice and joined my college debate team. Would I have ended up where I am today … Continue reading

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The Liveship Traders Trilogy by Robin Hobb

After reading the new FitzChivilary Farseer novels which I enjoyed tremendously, I decided to read more of Hobb and picked up a new trilogy set in the same world as the Farseer novels. These books (Ship of Magic, Mad Ship, … Continue reading

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