Book Reviews

Here you will find a section of book, magazine, and film reviews. Of course, any review is only the opinion of one person, but we try to review most of the books we read and keep a record of our thoughts and responses.  If you are interested in having your book reviewed (science fiction only) please feel free to get in touch via the contact page.

Things I Learned From FallingClaire NelsonMemoirPrint202110Buy
I Rode a Flying SaucerGeorge Van TasselChanneled19538
The Philadelphia ExperiementMoore / BerlitzConspiracy19796.5
The Day of CreationJ.G. BallardFiction19878
About TimePaul DaviesScience19959
68 CantosWilliam WeissScience Fiction20198
2019 Rhysling AnthologyDavid C. Kopaska-Merkel Ed.Speculative Poetry20199
The Dead Mountaineer’s InnStrugatsky BrothersMystery / SF19707
Now and ForeverRay BradburyScience Fiction20079
A Canticle for LeibowitzWalter M. Miller Jr.Science Fiction195910
PoeticsAristotleNon-Fiction330 B.C.10
Destination MoonRobert A. HeinleinScience FictionPrint1950 7.5
My View of the WorldErwin SchrodingerMetaphysicsPrint19616.5
The Starry RiftJames Tiptree, Jr. (Alice Sheldon)Science FictionPrint19867
All My Sins RememberedJoe HaldemanScience FictionPrint19775
Pro Gordon R. DicksonScience FictionPrint19786
The Truth is a Cave in the Black MountainsNeil GaimanFantasyAudiobook20106.5
Embers of WarGareth L. PowellScience FictionPrint20188
The Wind From NowhereJ.G. BallardScience FictionPrint19616
Alyx: An AI’s Guide to Love and MurderBrent A. HarrisScience FictionPrint202110
The Blue Monday DiariesMichael ButterworthNon-FictionPrint201610
Brothers of EarthC.J. CherryhFantasyPrint19763
The Resurrection of Roger DimentDouglas R. Mason AKAScience FictionPrint19723.5
Machines in the HeadAnna KavanFictionPrint20197
The City in the Middle of the NightCharlie Jane AndersScience FictionPrint20198.5
HyperionDan SimmonsScience FictionPrint19898
Hello AmericaJ.G. BallardScience FictionPrint19819
FoolsPat Cadigan Science FictionPrint199210
Rogue QueenL. Sprague De CampScience FictionPrint19515
The Futurological CongressStanislaw LemScience FictionPrint19748
Born Under MarsJohn BrunnerScience FictionPrint19678
Outlaws of the MoonEdmond HamiltonScience FictionPrint19427
The Hollow LandsMichael MoorcockScience FictionPrint19748
CommunionWhitley Strieber“Non-Fiction”Print19875
ButterworthMichael ButterworthScience FictionPrint201910
The PrisonerThomas M. DischScience FictionPrint19__7.5
EonGreg BearScience FictionPrint19__7.5
Dead SkyWeston OchseHorror Print20199.5
The Invisible ManH.G. WellsScience FictionPrint18979
The Stars My DestinationAlfred BesterScience FictionPrint195610
When the Tripods CameJohn ChristopherScience FictionPrint19889
The PostmanDavid BrinScience FictionPrint198510
Exiles to GloryJerry PournelleScience FictionPrint19788
The Stepford WivesIra LevinScience FictionPrint19727.5
My Servant the WindMichael ButterworthScience FictionPrint20198.5
Stories of Your LifeTed ChiangScience FictionPrint200210
The DiagnosisAlan LightmanFictionPrint20006
The Evolution ManRoy LewisScience FictionPrint19607
Station ElevenEmily St. John MandelScience FictionPrint20147.5
KindredOctavia E. ButlerScience FictionPrint197910
Deeper than the DarknessGregory BenfordScience FictionPrint19706
Eye for EyeOrson Scott CardScience FictionAudiobook19877
SlanA.E. van VogtScience FictionPrint19409
Flowers for AlgernonDaniel KeyesScience FictionPrint196110
Desert Oracle #8Ken Layne Ed.Reference / FolklorePrint201910
SynthsJames C. GlassScience FictionPrint20188
Hauser’s MemoryCurt SiodmakScience FictionPrint19686
An Alien HeatMichael MoorcockScience FictionPrint197210
New Worlds Quarterly #1Michael Moorcock Ed.Science FictionPrint19719
Out of the Silent PlanetC.S. LewisScience FictionPrint19658
LagoonNnedi OkoraforSpeculative Fiction Print20147
The Rough Guide to Sci-Fi MoviesJohn ScalziReferencePrint20058
PilgrimageZenna HendersonScience FictionPrint19616
The Hate PoemsJohn TottenhamPoetryPrint20189
On the BeachNevil ShutePost-ApocalypticPrint19575
MockingbirdWalter TevisScience FictionPrint19808
The HungerWhitley StrieberHorrorPrint19817
Revelation SpaceAlastair ReynoldsScience FictionPrint20008
SpinRobert Charles WilsonScience FictionPrint20058
I Am LegendRichard MathesonScience FictionPrint19549
Blood MusicGreg BearScience FictionPrint198510