The Martian obelisk

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 machine stops by

I came across mention of this story over on Metafilter and, while I have heard of Forster I’ve never read1 any of their works so I...

Network effect by

The Murderbot Diaries #5 I love Murderbot! and all the robot pals. Also don’t be put off by this being the fifth in a series and...

Sixteenth Watch by

I’ve been meaning to read a Myke Cole book for a while now. His name is one that’s been out there floating around as an interesting...

The consuming fire by

The Interdependency #2 You know, I thought I’d reviewed the first book in this series The collapsing Empire last year when I read it, but I...

Ardulum : first don by

Ardulum book one I can’t quite remember where or why I picked this book up. I would guess I saw it mentioned on twitter and forgot...

Trail of lightning by

The Sixth World ; book 1 After the world floods Dinétah, formerly the Navajo reservation, is utterly changed. The old gods and magics have returned, and...

The Light brigade by

In the future countries and states have been replaced by corporations. Capitalism has reached its full potential, or its full horror. The poor and desperate try...

Last ones left alive by

Orpen is travelling alone across Ireland. She’s left the only home she ever knew and is looking for something. She’s left safety and security to risk...

Exit strategy by

Murderbot diaries ; 4 I love these books. They just feel so warm and comforting, like a hug, despite the fact that the narrator describes themselves...

Rogue protocol by

The Murderbot Diaries ; book 3 This is another book that I’ve had on preorder ever since I knew it was coming out. I loved the...

The Martian obelisk by

Humanity is dying out. Climate change. Terrorism. Disease. People have accepted that these is no future, just a slow decline and then they’ll be no more....