Monthly Archives: October 2014

Review: Ancillary Sword by Ann Leckie

Ann Leckie ★★★★ Orbit, 2014. Last year Ann Leckie wowed critics and audiences alike with her stunning debut novel Ancillary Justice. The story followed Breq, a humanoid ancillary possessing the AI of the starship Justice of Toren, as she sought … Continue reading

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Retro Review: The Door Into Summer by Robert Heinlein

Robert Heinlein ★★★ Originally published 1957. I’ve had an intimate and often uneasy relationship with Robert Heinlein’s work for almost 40 years.My dad introduced me to his novels when I was seven or eight. We were going on a cross-country … Continue reading

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Review: The Cold Commands by Richard K. Morgan

Richard K. Morgan ★★★★ Del Rey, 2011. I really don’t know what to make of this series. I’m enjoying them,  a lot in the case of The Cold Commands. But I feel like I’m missing something. Richard K. Morgan’s “Land Fit for … Continue reading

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