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The future…
Sometimes a wonderful land, sometimes a dystopia. Sometimes in the past, because if the book was written in the 60s but set in the 90s then it is both set in the future and the past, or at least that’s how I sees it, and this is my blog, so that’s the way it is.

The dazzle of day by Molly Gloss

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Dolores Negrete is leaving home, she will be boarding the Dusty Miller along with many other Quakers and leaving the planet, heading …

Big Hero 6

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Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter) graduated High School at 13, and since then he’s been spending his time at Bot Fights. He hustles …

Interstellar dir. Christopher Nolan

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Some time in the near future a blight hits earth. At first it hits the wheat and then spreads to other crops. …

Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion

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Part of my RIP IX reading. R is a zombie. He is not quite sure how long he’s been a zombie and …

Ascension by Jacqueline Koyanagi

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A Tangled Axon novel : #1 Part of my Diverse Universe reading. Alanna Quick is a sky-surgeon and she loves her job. …

the martian by andy weir

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Mark Watney is a botanist and engineer assigned to the Ares programme, one of the very few who gets to go to …

Wolves by Simon Ing

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I totally agree with that old saying “never judge a book by its cover”, but more often than not it is the …

Moxyland by Lauren Beukes

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Set in a fictional, futuristic Cape Town in South Africa Moxyland is a book that I’m somewhat conflicted about. I read Beukes’ …

Redshirts by John Scalzi

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p>Read for the 2014 Sci-Fi Experience Ensign Dahl has just been assigned to The Intrepid. In many ways this is an honour. …