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Watch

Reading Watch, Rob Sawyer’s 2nd in the WWW trilogy, was awesome and worth the wait since last year’s Wake. Caitlin Decter is getting physically older but I expect she’s far too smart to be ‘growing up’ just yet. That is … Continue reading

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Coyote

Allen Steele‘s novel Coyote is an excellent, hard science fiction novel about the colonization of a new world. It combines politics, adventure and science into a pleasant reading experience. There are some minor discrepancies in the writing (like the river … Continue reading

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The Diamond Age

This has been the first Neal Stephenson novel I finished but it won’t be the last. I tried to read Stephenson’s Snow Crash previously but I wasn’t able to get into it before I had to return it.  Now that … Continue reading

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Ender’s Game

I have finally read Orson Scott Card‘s brilliant novel Ender’s Game which is the first book in the Ender’s series.  This was originally a shorter novelette but was reworked into a full length novel by Card.  It is about a … Continue reading

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The Night Wanderer

Drew Hayden Taylor‘s 2007 novel, The night wanderer (Annick Press Ltd.), is about a 350 year old Anishinaabeg (Ojibway) Vampire meeting a modern Ojibway (Anishinaabeg) teenage girl. It has the subtitle ‘A Native Gothic Novel’ but I beg to differ … Continue reading

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Seed to Harvest

Anything written by Octavia E. Butler is science fiction gold IMHO. I just finished the quadrology entitled Seed to Harvest which contains the following novels in story chronological order: Wild Seed Mind of My Mind Clay’s Ark Patternmaster The first … Continue reading

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The Kite Runner

As I wrote previously, I’m a fan of Marc Forster. I finally watched his 2007 movie The Kite Runner last night and it did not disappoint. The location in China, the acting (especially the two boys from Kabul: Amir and … Continue reading

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