Posts Tagged ‘science fiction’

Guest Review: The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

Reviewed by Ren Zelen Buy this book in paper or electronic format While Vampires and Zombies have been jamming the highway to the bookshelves and multiplexes, Werewolves have largely been left to idle by the side of the literary road. With Glen Duncan’s protagonist, Jacob Marlowe, you get more than you bargain for: not just […]

Guest Review: Youth by Isaac Asimov

“Youth” is a story about two young boys on a farm who find and capture strange animals. They hide the critters from their parents, hoping to use the unusual animals to join the circus and get away from their boring and mundane lives. Despite their efforts, the animals refuse to eat anything they bring them […]

Book Review: The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells

Article first published as Book Review: The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells on Blogcritics. About: The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells is another classic book by the famous English author written in 1901. At the time the novel was ridiculed, however it stood the test of time for over […]

Thoughts on: The Testament of Jessie Lamb by Jane Rogers

Article first published as Book Review: The Testament of Jessie Lamb by Jane Rogers on Blogcritics. About: The Testament of Jessie Lamb by Jane Rogers is an award winning science-fiction book taking place in the near future. This is a book that out of my comfort zone as I usually don’t read this genre (I […]

Fun Facts Friday: John Carter

Edgar Rice Burroughs’ hero John Carter celebrates 100 this year. The John Carter movie comes out to much trumpeting and the books are on the verge of Renaissances – a reason for all of us to celebrate. Books by Edgar Rice Burroughs 1 ) Burroughs’ books which star John Carter are called the Barsoom series. […]

Thoughts on: A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Article first published as Book Review: A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs on Blogcritics. About: A Princess of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs is a science-fiction book published in 1912. This is Burroughs first published book and stars John Carter. 160 pages Publisher: Del Rey ISBN: 0345331389 My rating for A Princess of Mars – […]

Thoughts on: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

About: 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne is a classic science fiction novel published in 1870. The book’s original title Vingt mille lieues sous les mers, the literal translation would be “Seas” which might imply the seven seas. 416 pages Publisher: Naval Institute Press ISBN-10: 0870216783 My rating for 20,000 Leagues Under the […]

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