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Review: “Titanborn,” Rhett C. Bruno

Pros: It’s an interesting setting Cons: Enemies fairly faceless; Malcolm can get annoying at times Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Rhett C. Bruno’s Titanborn picks up in 2334, three hundred years after a meteorite ‘crippled’ the earth. Some people stayed

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Nostalgia Review: “Children of the Thunder,” John Brunner

Pros: The mystery and the differences between the children Cons: Didn’t age entirely well Rating: 4.5 out of 5 John Brunner’s Children of the Thunder is something I read in the late 80s, when I was in high school. It

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Review: “Arrival,” Ryk Brown

Pros: Nice variation on the survival genre Cons: Childish adults (especially women) Rating: 2 out of 5 Ryk Brown’s Arrival involves a small spaceship, the Icarus, scouting out three possible human-habitable planets. Their mother ship, the Daedalus (a colony ship),

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Non-Review: “Flight of the Ferryman,” William Irvin Rice

Willim Irvin Rice’s Flight of the Ferryman sounded good; I was looking forward to reading it. Something about the crew on a funeral ship being woken early because there’s life signs somewhere among the dead people. That sounds great! A

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Review: “Evolution’s End,” C.J. Daniels

Pros: Interesting to see the family dynamics play out Cons: Rough–could use some polishing; a handful of small plot holes Rating: 3 out of 5 C.J. Daniels’ Evolution’s End (Dark Frontier Book 1) takes place years after a nuclear war.

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Non-Review: “Mobius,” Vincent Vale

I didn’t finish reading Vincent Vale’s Mobius. It’s about a man named Theron Mobius. He’s brilliant, he’s possibly insane, and his work on space travel has made him very useful. Unfortunately, after reading about a third of the book I

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Review: “Madelyn’s Mistake,” Ike Hamill

Pros: Madelyn is a fascinating character who gets into all the trouble. Cons: Some small bits of confusion Rating: 4.5 out of 5 I’ve been waiting for Ike Hamill’s Madelyn’s Mistake ever since reading Madelyn’s Nephew. I’ve enjoyed the Ike

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Review: “Admiral,” Sean Danker

Pros: Fantastic characters; entertaining and engrossing! Cons: I’d like to know a little more about what happened pre-story Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Admiral (An Evagardian Novel), by Sean Danker, gives us thrills and chills with a nice dollop of

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Review: “Imago,” Octavia E. Butler

Pros: Stunning look at complex alien/human relations Cons: End resolved a little quickly Rating: 4.5 out of 5 In Octavia Butler’s Imago (Xenogenesis Series book 3), the small human/alien colony thrives, largely through the efforts of Lilith, Tino, and Nikanj.

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Review: “Adulthood Rites,” Octavia E. Butler

Pros: A look at new conflicts that arise out of first contact Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Octavia Butler’s Adulthood Rites (Xenogenesis, Book Two)picks up after Dawn. Humans are making a life on what’s left of Earth. Lilith

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