book review

Books reviews of the best science fiction stories, texts, educational texts, and journals.

Thoughts on the Book 'Brief Answers to the Big Questions' (Ch. 6)
In terms of this chapter, I do believe that time travel is currently not real, but I think there is still a chance that it might exist one day. I personally do not think we will ever see it actually m...
Selena Vazquez3 days ago
Thoughts on the Book 'Brief Answers to the Big Questions' (Ch. 4)
One of the statements Hawking made was, “They offer to behave better or be kinder if only they can get an A-grade for a course or pass their driving test.” This statement stood out to me because I am ...
Kristin Wilson4 days ago
Exploring the Second Insight
The Celestine Prophecy, by James Redfield is a riveting adventure novel that uses the tale of one man's adventure through the virgin forests and ancient ruins of Peru in search of an ancient manuscrip...
Selena Vazquez5 days ago
Thoughts on the Book 'Brief Answers to the Big Questions' (Ch. 2)
Yes, I agree that the universe had a beginning, but I am not entirely sure what that beginning looks like. I am looking forward to future scientific discoveries that can shed a light on how exactly th...
Paul Levinson6 days ago
Review of David Walton's 'Three Laws Lethal'
David Walton's newest novel, Three Laws Lethal—title inspired by Isaac Asimov's three laws of robotics—begins with what certainly is an ethical quandary that typifies our increasingly AI-driven age, i...
Selena Vazquez7 days ago
Thoughts on the Book 'Brief Answers to the Big Questions' (Ch. 1)
I believe faith plays a role in this chapter because he is answering the question about whether there is a God or not; evidence is highly important because the author is using scientific evidence to a...
Paul Levinson8 days ago
Review of J. Neil Schulman's 'The Fractal Man'
Alternate realities have become something of a vogue in science fiction, especially on television with Fringe and Counterpart. I've even tried my hand at it in a few short stories such as "The Other C...
Sasha Konikovo2 months ago
10 True Stories About Alien Abductions That Will Have You Believing
Imagine being able to be one of first humans in history to meet an intelligent life form from another planet. Cool, right? Most people like the idea of meeting aliens in theory, but the truth is, we w...
Ada Zuba3 months ago
History in Fantasy Books
I am a huge fan of fantasy books, whether they be for children, teens or adults. I like to indulge in the fantasy worlds and get to know them. However, once you get older and you read these books you ...
Tom Baker3 months ago
No Man an Island
"A lifetime of service in a vast effort of war, the whole of which he could never comprehend. He, who had sworn never again to so much as think of an instrument of war, who had hated the scheming and ...
Mimo le Singe4 months ago
Mimo Reads: 'Once Upon a Story You've Always Been Told' (2018)
I first heard about this little book in passing on YouTuber Lilly Singh's (AKA iiSuperwomanii's) Instagram back in August, and though I had been since genuinely interested in checking it out, I had si...
HB Rich5 months ago
'Vampire Royals' Book Series Review
Brought to us by Leigh Walker, this series is a mix between 'The Selection' and 'Twilight' mixed in with its own flavor. It's about a royal family of vampires who are run out of their country by a dis...
HB Rich5 months ago
'Dragonfly' Book Review
"Princess Taoshira of the Blue Crescent Islands is appalled when she is ordered to marry Prince Ramil of Gerfal. And he's not too pleased, either. She is used to a life of discipline, ritual, and sple...
Paul Levinson5 months ago
Review of Alec Nevala-Lee's 'Astounding'
One of the joys of reading on a Kindle (or, in my case, a Kindle app) is the ease of bookmarking. As one indication of how important, I found Alec Nevala-Lee's Astounding: John W. Campbell, Isaac Asim...
Michael Grube5 months ago
'The Expanse' (Novels) 1
I want to begin by saying that I stumbled across this series at a local bookstore that I patron. A wonderful store that sells new/used material at half the cost of a mainstream bookstore. The humorous...
Matthew Kresal6 months ago
Lifting Off to 'The Calculating Stars'
All stories start with a simple question: "What if?" That is especially true of the alternate history genre where writers imagine versions of history where things might have been different. In it, wri...
Eddie Wong6 months ago
11 Books About UFOs That Will Make You Think
When you see a UFO sighting story, do you pick up the book, or scoff and walk onward? If you're one of those who have decided to flip open the pages, you know that these books are great for enthusiast...
Leigh Fisher6 months ago
Book Review: 'Planetfall' by Emma Newman
I recently finished Planetfall by Emma Newman and wanted to share a few thoughts on this intriguing high sci-fi novel. The story follows Ren, a scientist and engineer, who was a part of Earth’s first ...