Category Archives: Five Stars

Review: “Aurora” by Kim Stanley Robinson

Aurora Kim Stanley Robinson ★★★★★ Orbit, 2015. My God, I loved this book. Kim Stanley Robinson’s latest is a bit of a departure, casting aside the optimism of interplanetary colonization that marked the “Mars” trilogy and the magnificent 2312 for a … Continue reading

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Review: “The Grace of Kings” by Ken Liu

The Grace of Kings Ken Liu ★★★★★ Saga Press, 2015. “Though I am declared victorious today, who knows in ten generations whether your name or mine will be brighter? You died a grace of kings at my hand, but doubt … Continue reading

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Review: “The Just City” by Jo Walton

The Just City Jo Walton ★★★★★ Tor, 2015. Wow, two five star reviews right out of the gate this year. Competition is looking tough. The Just City is the literary equivalent of a stoned college thought experiment set in an … Continue reading

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Review: “Golden Son” by Pierce Brown

Golden Son Pierce Brown ★★★★★ Del Rey, 2015. I try not to give too many five-star reviews. I think they should be earned, and rare. So I’m feeling a little guilty giving my first review of 2015, five stars. Makes … Continue reading

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Review: “We Are All Completely Fine” by Daryl Gregory

We Are All Completely Fine Daryl Gregory ★★★★★ Tachyon Publications, 2014. I wish I would have read this sooner. Because had it been in contention two weeks ago We Are All Completely Fine would have hit my Top Ten easily. … Continue reading

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