Category Archives: Sci-Fi

Ready Player One: Get Ready to Enter The OASIS

You know those stalker books? The creepy ones that seem to follow you everywhere: whenever you find yourself in a bookstore or library you turn around and there it is staring at you with this shameless stare, daring you to … Continue reading

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9 – Slaughterhouse Five: Reliving the Atrocities of World War II

Three people have recommended this book to me over the years. The last of which lent me their copy and told me to read it and because I had been thinking about reading it for a while, I decided to … Continue reading

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8 – Nimona: A Graphic Novel For Anyone Who Dreams of World Domination

I had forgotten how much fun it could be to read graphic novels. Growing up I read a variety of comic books, upgrading to graphic novels when they became more popular. But once I graduated high school I began reading … Continue reading

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4 – The Eyre Affair: One Woman’s Journey to Save the Literary World

My name is Thursday Next. I am a Literary Detective in the Special Operations Network located in Swindon, England. This is a record of what transpired during The Eyre Affair. What began as an investigation into the impossible theft of … Continue reading

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Book #40: A Graphic Novel – Zita the Spacegirl

Task 40: A Graphic Novel – Zita the Spacegirl It’s been a while since I read a graphic novel. I used to read Manga all the time (Naruto was my guilty pleasure) but other than that it’s been several years. … Continue reading

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Task #11: A Book With a One-Word Title – Dune

Science Fiction has actually become somewhat of a subgenre to action when you think about it. I mean, you have the futuristic settings with advanced weapons, interstellar travel, and/or dystopian civilizations; with such things available for both setting and plot … Continue reading

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Task #6: A Book Written by Someone Under 30 – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Sci-Fi comedy seems to be a genre all it’s own; the futuristic setting, alien life forms, and technological advancements lend themselves to a form of humor that is in the perfect position to make fun of the human condition. Douglas … Continue reading

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