book review

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

Salvador Lorenz2 years ago
Must Read Alfred Bester Books
As one of the kings in science fiction storytelling, Alfred Bester enlightens his readers with warps in time, wars in space, and men degraded by technology. His characters are brought to life in so ma...
Joseph Farley2 years ago
Best Gene Wolfe Books
Gene Wolfe is widely considered to be one of the best living science fiction writers, and many consider him to be the best writer period. Award winning author Michael Swanwick certainly thinks so: "Ge...
James Lizowski2 years ago
Best Robert A. Heinlein Books
Robert A. Heinlein is an American science fiction author who usually wrote very controversial pieces of writing. He is commonly referred to as the dean of science fiction writers because of his popula...
James Lizowski2 years ago
Best Peter Watts Books
Peter Watts is a Canadian science fiction author and former marine-mammal biologist. He has led an interesting life since he was stopped at the United States and Canadian border during a random car se...
Matthew Kresal2 years ago
The Kneale Legacy: An Interview with Andy Murray
Nigel Kneale might well be the most important television writer you've never heard of. If you have enjoyed a piece of British science fiction made since at least the 1960s, chances are that you've enc...
Kevin McClintock2 years ago
A Bluffer's Guide To Great Books: George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four
A warning, a prophecy, or just a story? In retrospect, it can be seen as all three. Indeed, it would appear to have over-fulfilled its literary quota and moved from being a sci-fi inspired future-hist...
Jessica Herring2 years ago
Best George Orwell Books
Born as Eric Arthur Blair, George Orwell, was known in the 19th century for his direct and creative writing style. He often wrote novels with short concise sentences instead of using a lengthy poetic ...
Riley Raul Reese2 years ago
Best Arthur C. Clarke Books
Arthur C. Clarke is considered to be one of the greatest sci-fi writers who has ever lived. His works are known for having rich plots, filled with emotion, and pulling audiences into a world unlike an...
Matthew Kresal2 years ago
Doctor Who: Heralds Of Destruction Review
Ever since Doctor Who came back to our screens in 2005, it seems as though past doctors have been sidelined somewhat in prose. Indeed the novel range featuring them disappeared, there have only been s...
Matthew Kresal2 years ago
Moving 'Beyond Earth'
For decades at least, the dream of a human colony moving our species beyond this planet has been a dream shared by both science fiction and science fact. It's an idea that has yet again come into vogu...
Futurism Staff2 years ago
Interview with Author K.E. Lanning
Author K.E. Lanning is a scientist and writer—visualizing subterranean faults and those of imagined characters. As she describes, “Physics trains the mind to analyze and deduce theories, similar to de...
Riley Raul Reese2 years ago
Best Jude Watson 'Star Wars' Jedi Books
Jude Watson's Star Wars Jedi Quest series has become one of the most celebrated book series in the franchise — and for good reason. There are very few book series that really go deep into the Star War...
Matthew Kresal2 years ago
Carl Sagan's 'Billions & Billions'
More than two decades after his untimely passing, Carl Sagan's life and work continue to resonate. The famous documentary series Cosmos, which helped to make him the best-known scientist of his time, ...
Joanna White2 years ago
Hunter (A Valiant Novel)
Amazon Best-Seller in Religious Science Fiction and Fantasy and in Christian Fantasy! A reckless young woman named Averella disguises herself as a man and purposefully gets herself arrested and thrown...
Nadia Davidson2 years ago
Science Fiction: Science as Craft
Writing is a craft. We talk of crafting a story, and of wordsmiths who forge metaphors from the white heat of their imaginations. The creation of fiction, therefore, involves a process akin to that of...
Paul Levinson2 years ago
The Best Novel You Likely Never Heard Of
Right, it's not one of my mine. And I do this every few years — blog about a novel that's not only one of the best you likely never heard of, but, for what it's worth, is one of the best I've ever rea...
Sydnie Beaupré2 years ago
Zombies, and Werewolves and Cures, Oh My!
Hey guys! Some of you may not know this, but I'm an author. I write books! Yay for books! And one of the books I'm currently working on is of the zombie/dystopian/werewolf variety! I love reading zomb...
Sydnie Beaupré2 years ago
YA Dystopian Books
So, I love to read. I'm probably the biggest book nerd I've ever met, and I've met a lot of people - meaning, hot damn do I ever have an addiction. I'll read anything I can get my hands on, mostly tee...