Tagged: science fiction

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...

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...

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In the future countries and states have been replaced by corporations.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...

Venom dir. by

I really wan’t expecting much from this, but it stars Tom Hardy, and so must be watched. And you know what, it wasn’t as bad as...

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....