Review – Provenance

Provenance By Ann Leckie Published September 2017 (Orbit) Score: 9.5/10   I love the Imperial Radch trilogy. I love it so much, that when I heard that Ann Leckie was writing a new book set in the same universe I added it to my Goodreads shelf before I learnt anything else. Then back in June …

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Review – Cycle of Fire

Cycle of Fire By Hal Clement Published 1957 Score: 7/10   I have in the past labelled some science fiction stories as ‘hard’, without fully explaining what that means. To quote Wikipedia; “Hard Science Fiction is a category of science fiction categorised by an emphasis on scientific accuracy.” Originally terms like ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ differentiated …

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Double Review – The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden and Frost by M. P. Kozlowsky. Also, I Love Audiobooks.

No real reason to review these two stories together to be honest. I’ve just been falling behind with my reviews, as my followers may have noticed. I enjoyed both novels, but don’t feel like they were anything super special. I did listen to both these books on Audible, making them my first non-Ada Palmer audiobooks. …

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Hugo Award Novelette Finalists 2017

This was a really fun group of novelettes. Three fantasy stories, and three science fiction stories. Well, kinda three science fiction stories. Touring With the Alien and You'll Surely Drown Here if you Stay were both on my ballot, and I feel they've come up against worthy competition for the most part. I think it's interesting …

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