Quick Take: The Dark Forest

The Dark Forest by Liu Cixin Rating: 4 stars Summary: This is the second novel in "Remembrance of Earth’s Past", the near-future trilogy written by the China's multiple-award-winning science fiction author, Cixin Liu. In The Dark Forest, Earth is reeling from the revelation of a coming alien invasion — four centuries in the future. The… Continue reading Quick Take: The Dark Forest


The Three Body Problem

The Three Body Problem by  Liu Cixin Rating: 5 stars I am still recovering from this awe-inspiring read after a week.  It's that good.  I am not normally a huge sci-fi fan, but this book was incredible.  I loved that it had the right amount of hard science mixed in with the alien plot.  Plus,… Continue reading The Three Body Problem

The Clockwork Dynasty

The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson Rating: 4 stars Note: I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review This book was one of the most interesting and unique stories I've read this year.  I decided to branch out and read some more sci-fi / fantasy, and this is a great work for… Continue reading The Clockwork Dynasty

All Our Wrong Todays

All Our Wrong Todays by Elan Mastai Rating: 3.5 stars This story follows Tom as he becomes the first person to travel through time. He leaves his version of 2016, where the creation of unlimited energy in 1965 paved the way for a Jetson's like existence with hover cars, teleportation, and automatic food generators (no… Continue reading All Our Wrong Todays

Spaceman of Bohemia

Spaceman of Bohemia by Jaroslav Kalfar Rating: 4 stars I managed to push through this book despite my extreme arachnophobia (this will make sense in a minute). The spaceman of the title, Jakub, jumps at a chance to go on an eight month mission to space and be the first human to attempt to retrieve… Continue reading Spaceman of Bohemia