Category: Sci-fi

Top Science Fiction Books to Read This Summer

Themis Files by Sylvain Neuvel This trilogy has quickly become one of my favourite modern fantasy series. Written in an epistolary format, it is very easy to read and you flick through the pages quickly. The story is fantastic. Check out my reviews for Sleeping Giants (#1), and Waking Gods (#2). Foundation Trilogy by Isaac

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Waking Gods (Themis Files #2) by Sylvain Neuvel: Book Review

What’s going on?Turn on the television.What channel?Any channel. An unknown vessel, not of this world, materializes in London. A colossal figure towering over the city, it makes no move. Is this a peaceful first contact or the prelude to an invasion? Every child has nightmares. But the only thing scarier than little Eva Reyes’ dreams

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The 100 (The 100 #1) by Kass Morgan: Book Review

No one has set foot on Earth in centuries — until now. Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth’s radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents — considered expendable by society — are being sent on a dangerous mission: to recolonize the planet. It could be their second

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Foundation and Empire (Foundation #2) by Isaac Asimov: Book Review

Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets…? (Goodreads)   My Review My Rating: 5/5 Most of my rating for this

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Foundation (Foundation #1) by Isaac Asimov: A Review

For twelve thousand years the Galactic Empire has ruled supreme. Now it is dying. But only Hari Sheldon, creator of the revolutionary science of psychohistory, can see into the future–to a dark age of ignorance, barbarism, and warfare that will last thirty thousand years. To preserve knowledge and save mankind, Seldon gathers the best minds

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Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury: A Review

The terrifyingly prophetic novel of a post-literate future. Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. Even so, Montag is unhappy; there is discord in his marriage. Are books hidden in his house? The Mechanical Hound of the Fire Department, armed

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Tiny Instruments by Mitchell Bogatz: A Review

‘Tiny Instruments’ is the heart-wrenching story of Timothy Cottard, a genetically enhanced being based on the DNA of great scientist – a being that wants nothing more than to be human.” My Review Rating: 4/5 I thought the writing was beautiful but the story and characters even more so. This is a Christmas re-read if I

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley: Book Review

Victor Frankenstein is obsessed with knowledge, in particular the knowledge that could lead to creating a life from dead flesh. Through his success, Frankenstein rejects his creation leading to death and tragedy in his already fragile life. My Review My Rating: 4/5 This marvellously haunting tale of a scientist bent by ambition to create life

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