WOOL, the Omnibus (1-5) by Hugh Howey

[Categories: BOOKS, BOOK REVIEWS, SCIENCE FICTION.] I have not read any reviews of this book as I prefer not to have my reading tainted my preconceived notions other than that a book may be good, bad, or indifferent. I could not be a professional reviewer as I can't finish reading a book that isn't somewhere … Continue reading WOOL, the Omnibus (1-5) by Hugh Howey

THE CITY AND THE CITY by China Mieville, part 2

I reviewed the first half of this book HERE.  It is classified as science fiction and received the 2010 Hugo Award for Best Novel.  The author calls his work “Weird” fiction.  It is a murder mystery with more than enough twist in the space-time continuum thingy to qualify as sci-fi. Whatever it is, I couldn’t … Continue reading THE CITY AND THE CITY by China Mieville, part 2

THE CITY AND THE CITY by China Mieville, part 1

This is my first foray into science fiction in quite a long while. I inhaled it voraciously when growing up through child- and young adult-hood. Asimov, Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land, Ringworld, later Philip K. Dick, William Gibson. There is so much on the bookshelves now I had to look up what was good … Continue reading THE CITY AND THE CITY by China Mieville, part 1