Echopraxia by Peter Watts My rating: 4 of 5 stars Of roaches, bicameral, zombies, vampires–oh my. I think this book could have started being interleaved between the pages of the prior book and it would have had a nice transitional set/segue. It stands alone but it also marries. Where Blindsight captivated us in closed spaces […]
We have a not-so-far-in-the-future event that for a moment galvanizes humanity. A humanity on the brink of losing its humanity maybe for good reasons, maybe for selfish–but we’re changing and we can already see that beginning of change in today’s science.
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin My rating: 4 of 5 stars Liquid Hot Magma! This is a read that does not disappoint. It’s got some peculiarities and some rather off timed vulgarities but overall I found the entire beginning to this epic fascinating. The prose is well done. I can feel rocks now. […]
Arcanum Unbounded: The Cosmere Collection by Brandon Sanderson My rating: 4 of 5 stars It took me a while to work through this book. I’ve rarely read novelette compilations before and I found it difficult to just want to read end-to-end. After each minisode I had to think about it. Take a night or two […]
A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab My rating: 4 of 5 stars Wow.. Bastard left us at a cliffhanger, though. Sigh.. I try not to start things that don’t have endings. Humans are pained by things they don’t know. This pains me. heheh. Ok, so welcome back to three–er–four–London’s. The indefatigable Delilah, the Royal […]
Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky My rating: 4 of 5 stars What an interesting read. I’m so glad I finished it. I had a character moment that I .. just.. umfphforthesakeofallthingsgoodstopingsostupid .. but I let it pass and really really glad I let it go. lol. It was solid, well thought out; the ingenuity […]
Yesterday I finished David Allen’s “Ready for Anything: 52 Productivity Principles for Work and Life“. If you are in the concourse of productivity, looking for gems and fine tuning, questions to ask yourself (and [ready to answer](http://blog.nuancelabs.com/2007/02/27/the-importance-of-managing-self/)) then you’re ready to read this offering. I’ve had the book in my possession for years. Picked it […]