book review

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

Matthew Kresala year ago
He Wanted to Believe
Crashed spaceships. Alien abductions. Cattle mutilations. Bases that don't officially exist like Dulce Base in New Mexico. Thanks to countless movies and TV shows, these conspiracy theories regarding ...
Elijah Jamesa year ago
Every Reason Why You Shouldn't Read the 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' Series
Who hasn't heard of the book Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams? Or at least the movie of the same name? For those who raised their hands, the first book and the movie follow Arthur Den...
2018 Nebula Award Nominees Are Coming to You in Audiobook Format!
Sci-fi has very few awards that are solely dedicated to the genre, and of those awards, none are quite as esteemed as the Nebula Awards. Ever since Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America present...
K.E. Lanninga year ago
Review of Adam Roberts’ 'The History of Science Fiction'
I’m a long-time fan of science fiction. I love the genre in its ability to expand the reader’s mind into the ‘what-if.’ I ran across a review Adam Roberts had published on Margaret Atwood, while I was...
Matthew Kresala year ago
Review: 'Silver Screen Saucers'
2017 marked seventy years of the modern UFO phenomenon began with the sighting of pilot Kenneth Arnold and the still controversial events at Roswell, New Mexico. For much of time (indeed beginning wit...
Pouria Nazemia year ago
'Artemis': A Book Review
Andy Weir’s Artemis is an adventure story that happens on the moon. While the science foundation and accuracy of this book are as strong as his last blockbuster novel, The Martian, the characters are ...
Salvador Lorenza year ago
Best Frank Herbert Books of All Time
Herbert's mastery of science fiction proves to be known and is drawn out most influentially throughout his library of various titles. In them, among the pages he sweeps with psychedelic philosophy and...
Matthew Kresala year ago
Review - 'Faction Paradox: This Town Will Never Let Us Go'
Nearly a decade ago, I attended a panel at the Chicago TARDIS convention on the topic of the novels of the wilderness years of Doctor Who (i.e. that time period between 1989 and 2005 when there was no...
Crow Zing a year ago
Book Review: 'Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?'
One of Dick's most famous and beloved works to date, Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep? is about a world where androids called Nexus-6 become a part of the world; there are rogue robots who have hum...
Best Science Fiction Books for Teens to Read
Science fiction is one of the most popular genres of literature thanks to the way that so many sub-genres can fit under the sci-fi umbrella. Nearly everyone, especially teens, since young adults are v...
George Hermana year ago
Classic Science Fiction Books Everyone Should Read
Some of the grandest stories in sci-fi are found among the pages of the classics. In them, readers will find inventions of yesterday used in wonders unimaginable, giving science fiction and fantasy th...
Crow Zing a year ago
Book Review: The Man In the High Castle
Before the book review, understanding the meaning of Philip K. Dick's writing is important, I don't mean the writing style or anything as such, I mean the message behind the writing which is the basis...
Salvador Lorenza year ago
Best Science Fiction Book Series
It doesn't take a rocket science to know how gargantuan and unlimited our galaxy really is whenever presented by the beauties of imagination. Sci-fi writers like Arthur C. Clarke and George R.R. Marti...
Patricia Sarkara year ago
5 Forgotten Sci-Fi Books
The science fiction genre is always pushing forward, and generally that’s a good thing. However, it also means that some excellent works tend to be left behind. Indeed, sometimes even sci-fi works tha...
Book Review: 'Defender' by G.X. Todd
Eight years from now the United States has crumbled into a post-apocalyptic shell of itself, following a mass phenomenon of domestic murders and suicides.Yup, that about sums the catalyst event up. Sc...
Tom Chapman2 years ago
Honey, I Shrunk The Novel: Pirates Of The Caribbean Director Bringing Michael Crichton's 'Micro' To Cinemas
As one of the greatest techno-thriller writers out there, #MichaelCrichton's novels have shaped the childhoods of several generations since he started writing in the '60s. Crichton is the man behind s...
C.C. Curtis2 years ago
Best New Wave Sci-Fi Books
If you’ve never heard of the New Wave genre, then you’re certainly missing out on tons of amazing novels written by underrated sci-fi authors who adore the genre. And in the world of science fiction, ...