Carl Sagan: Cosmos

Cosmos by Carl Sagan narrated by LeVar Burton (science non-fiction) Still a great book. Some of the science is dated, but the message is the same, and still very powerful. I enjoyed listening to this one. LeVar Burton did a great job with the narration, and the science wasn't so deep that I felt I... Continue Reading →

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Neil Gaiman & Yoshitaka Amano: The Sandman: The Dream Hunters

The Sandman: The Dream Hunters by Neil Gaiman illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano (graphic novel?, fantasy) This is sort-of a graphic novel, in that is set in the realm of the Sandman graphic novels. (It might not seem to be, but between the title and the appearance of the character Morpheus (aka the King of All... Continue Reading →

Connie Willis: Doomsday Book

Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel #1) by Connie Willis (science fiction, time-travel) This is the first book in the series, but I read it second. (I read book 2, To Say Nothing of the Dog, first.) I really enjoyed this book. One thing I've noticed about Willis' writing style, though, is that it's very deliberate. Don't... Continue Reading →

Ernest Cline: Ready Player One

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (YA dystopian sci-fi/fantasy, light LitRPG) I think I expected too much from this book. Many, MANY of my friends raved about it. What I heard of the premise sounded interesting. And it's got tons of 80's references -- what could be better? Well, frankly, this book could be better. This... Continue Reading →

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