This novel offers a bit of context on why Grand Moff Tarkin is the way he is (well, was the way he was I guess).
This is a first-hand account from Lawrence Anthony, a conservationist who ran the Thula Thula game reserve in South Africa.
I enjoyed the “New Hope” edition of From a Certain Point of View.
Written by Dr. Katie Mack, a witty cosmologist with a nice writing style, this book outlines a number of ways the universe might end.
I had the wrong impression about “Dune.”
The story of how Orson Krennic duped Galen Erso into helping construct the Death Star is not a story that needed to be told.
Alphabet Squadron is the first in a three-book “Star Wars” series that’s set after the Battle of Endor.
This is the final book in John Scalzi’s Interdependency trilogy.
A great what-if question gets my mind turning.
This is the final book in Alex White’s Salvagers series.
This book has decent reviews and it was compared to “The Expanse,” and that’s catnip for me.
This is the third book in the “Themis Files” series.
This is a silly and frivolous continuation of the mystery-robots-and-ancient-aliens nonsense introduced in Sleeping Giants.
It’s been a little while since I read a book I hadn’t read before. It was nice to get back to it.
This is the second time I’ve read the fourth book in the Red Rising series.
This is the final book in the first Red Rising trilogy.
This is book No. 2 in the Red Rising series.
I’m re-reading Pierce Brown’s Red Rising series.
I listened to this because reviews noted that it addressed some of the story holes in “Rise of Skywalker.” Those holes bothered me.
This is the follow up to The Forever War.
This is a well regarded science fiction novel that was written by Joe Haldeman in the 1970s.
This book is set between “The Last Jedi” and “The Rise of Skywalker.”
This “Star Wars” book follows Ahsoka about a year after Order 66.
This is another book of stories from John Hodgman.
I’ve always liked John Hodgman.
This book is set a few years after “Return of the Jedi.”
I started reading this book because it was sitting on a table at home. I kept reading it because it’s touching.
This is the third Thrawn book I’ve read. They’re all interesting enough, but the story is spinning its wheels.
Reading Jon Kabat-Zinn’s book Wherever You Go, There You Are was an important part of my initial embrace and exploration of mindfulness. I remember being struck by the simple, yet profound, perspectives.
This book takes place in two time periods.
I picked this book up on a whim at the library. It’s a collection of 40 short stories covering secondary characters during “A New Hope.”
This is the second book in John Scalzi’s Lock In series. It’s fun, but it’s not as good as the original Lock In.
John Scalzi writes quick reads that are thoughtful and have depth. I’m not sure how he does it.
Yes. I like to read “Star Wars” books like Thrawn. No, I am not embarrassed about that.
This book took me a little while to get into, but once I did I was all in.
I adore the “Expanse” series. I re-read this book–the fourth in the series–in advance of season four of “The Expanse” TV show coming to Amazon in December.
I’m having a hard time understanding how I feel about this book, and about Dan Simmons’ writing in general.
Shea Serrano is someone I’d like to hang out with.
The subhead on this book hints at a hopefulness that isn’t really in the book.
John Scalzi is my kind of writer (I read all of the Old Man’s War series and Red Shirts was a phenomenal one-off).
I don’t usually love hyper-literate sci-fi / pop-culture books.
This is the second book in the Remembrance of Earth’s Past series, by Cixin Liu. Like the first book, there is some widlly imaginative stuff in here.
This is the fifth book in the Red Rising series and it is quite the epic (750 pages).
It was very interesting to enter into a universe where Earth encounters an alien society but it’s filtered through a Chinese perspective.
This is the third Wayfarer book.
This is the second book in Becky Chambers’ Wayfarer series.
This is the second book in Alex White’s Salvagers series.
The cover of this book says something like, “If you miss Firefly you’ll love this.” And that is 100% correct.
I got 90% of the way through this book waiting for the plot to kick in. But it didn’t.