Genres: Science Fiction

  • The Three-Body Problem – Cixin Liu

    The Three-Body Problem – Cixin Liu

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    Sure it’s an interesting idea, but I’m not sure if it’s the translation or the original writing…I just didn’t like it. The most interesting thing was the protein folding idea for turning things into a super-computer and how it related to the countdown seen in images and retina, but those few pages weren’t enough for…

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  • Liberty’s Daughter – Naomi Kritzer

    Liberty’s Daughter – Naomi Kritzer

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    Liberty’s Daughter is about Beck Garrison, a teenager living on a libertarian seastead which is part of a collection of seasteads with varying rules. Some have no rules at all, so drugs are openly manufactured and children can buy them, or you can chain your workers to a table and force them to handle toxic…

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  • Heaven’s River – Bobiverse Book 4

    Heaven’s River – Bobiverse Book 4

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    In the 4th installment in Dennis Taylor’s series about a post-human society of “Bob’s” we get introduced to a new race called Quinlan’s as Bob goes searching for Bender who disappeared long ago. From explorations of post-scarcity utopia, to interactions with humans Pav, AI, and a group of computer replications of the original Bob’s brain,…

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  • Project Hail Mary

    Project Hail Mary

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    Project Hail Mary is another excellent book by Andy Weir. This one follows an astronaut that wakes from a coma realizing that they have to figure out how to stop the “space algae” that is eating the energy of the Sun causing Earth to cool down which will have a dire affect on the climate, and…

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  • Radicalized

    Radicalized

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    Radicalized by Cory Doctorow is a set of 4 short stories that examine where our world is, and where it could be going if we don’t take steps to intervene in the path we are currently walking. We start with a look at immigration in the US and watch Salima finally get a real apartment…

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  • Fahrenheit 451

    Fahrenheit 451

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    I read the 60th Anniversary edition of the book and the biggest thing that stuck out to me is the relevance to today’s world. So many people are following the “screens” and not living life, only looking for something easy, just like much of society in this world. We need to do a better job…

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