Tag: fiction

  • Book Review: Armada by Ernest Cline

    Book Review: Armada by Ernest Cline

    Do not expect the book to be serious or high brow. It’s silly, predictable and satisfying. Very satisfying if you are a geek that enjoys pop sci fi and fantasy culture. If you enjoyed that aspect of Ready Player One, then you are likely to enjoy Armada too. If that’s you, go ahead and read […]

  • Book Review: My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

    Book Review: My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell

    This is the most British thing I ever read. It’s quite funny but in my usual fashion, I have lots of questions about the reality of these people. ★★★☆☆ Buy My Family and Other Animals in USA Buy My Family and Other Animals in UK Buy My Family and Other Animals in Canada

  • Book Review: Pandora’s Star by Peter F. Hamilton

    Book Review: Pandora’s Star by Peter F. Hamilton

    Getting though this long book felt like a chore but I dont want to give it a bad review because I think it was me and not the book. I’m having trouble connecting with fiction lately. Trying to be objective, it’s a rich story both in terms of settings, characters and development. Aside from some […]

  • Science fiction fans: would you put your money where your mouth is?

    The SciFi channels changes its name to Syfy to be able to attract people that don’t like science fiction, pissing off scifi fans. Then they cancel good shows and keep crappy ones. Recently they’ve cancelled Stargate Universe and people is all pissed about it. Meanwhile Star Trek, once a magnificent series, is rebooted into a […]