Archives: March2008
  • 2008 Hugo Finalists Announced

    The 2008 Hugo Finalists have been announced. The nominees for best novel are: The Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon (HarperCollins, Fourth Estate) Brasyl by Ian McDonald (Gollancz; Pyr) Rollback by Robert J. Sawyer (Tor; Analog Oct. 2006-Jan/Feb. 2007) The Last Colony by John Scalzi (Tor) Halting State by Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit) The list seems a bit underwhelming, but I haven’t actually read any of those so I guess I can’t say too much about it. I would like […]

  • Arthur C. Clarke has died

    Arthur C. Clarke, one of the few true visionaries of science and science fiction in the twentieth century, died today. Clarke is in a very select category of people, along with a few others like Isaac Asimov and Carl Sagan, who not only showed what the future could be but also worked to help create it. Anything I write would be insufficient to describe his impact on the world we live in, both through influencing others and his own direct […]

  • Update and Review Previews

    I haven’t put up a review in two weeks even though I have two to do. I feel like a horrible reviewer. Unfortunately, I have a big project at work due the end of next week and I knew there was no way I’d finish it on time with all my other projects if I didn’t work extra, so a lot of my spare time has been going into that and I haven’t had time to actually write a review […]

  • Review of Breath and Bone

    Breath and Boneby Carol Berg464pp (Paperback)My Rating: 9/10Amazon Rating: 4.5/5LibraryThing Rating: 4.61/5Good Reads Rating: 4.33/5 Breath and Bone is the second half of Carol Berg’s latest set of books, The Lighthouse Duology. It picks up where its predecessor leaves off, so it is necessary to read the first part Flesh and Spirit before attempting to read this book. This means that this review may contain some spoilers for Flesh and Spirit since it would be rather difficult to discuss even […]

  • A Reading Game

    I was going to post this last night, but blogger was down when I went to do so. Over at OF Blog, there is a kind of fun reading game if you’re one of those people (like me) who can never get enough of book lists. You list 5 books recently read and one you want to read in the near future. I’ve read a couple of books this year that I would rather forget about, so I won’t do […]