Category Archives: Book Review

American Gods (2001) Neil Gaiman

American Gods (2001) Neil Gaiman I read (heard – audio book with George Guidall narration) this book in 2003 but with the new TV version thought it might be fun to review it now. Characters ·      Shadow Moon – An ex-convict … Continue reading

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For We Are Many. The Bobiverse Book 2 (2017) Dennis E. Taylor

For We Are Many. The Bobiverse Book 2 (2017) Dennis E. Taylor The Bobiverse expands! There is now Bob, Bill, Will Ricker (Number 1), Homer, Howard, Mario, Hungry, Sleepy – It goes on and on. They are making significant progress. … Continue reading

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Algorithms to live By (2016) Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths

Algorithms to Live By THE COMPUTER SCIENCE OF HUMAN DECISIONS Brian Christian and Tom Griffiths   How many people do you need to date before you can be confident that this one is “the one”? 37.   You need to have benchmarked … Continue reading

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We are Legion, We are Bob (2016) Dennis E. Taylor

We are Legion, We are Bob. The Bobiverse Book 1 (2016) Dennis E. Taylor Ok – This is NOT a book about multi realities (yet) like American Elsewhere and Dark Matter like the name implies. I think that is a … Continue reading

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The Collapsing Empire (2017) John Scalzi

The Collapsing Empire (2017) John Scalzi John Scalzi does it again. Reels me in with great characters and plot. Not quite as interesting as the Old Man’s War but the premise of the “Flow” and how its demise might spell … Continue reading

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All Our Wrong Todays (2017) Elan Mastai

All Our Wrong Todays (2017) Elan Mastai Another book about the multiverse. Unlike American Elsewhere and Dark Matter our here – Tom (John, Victor) Barren   – creates his different realities by time travel. His first reality in 2016 was the … Continue reading

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City of Blades (2015) Robert Jackson Bennett

City of Blades (2015) Robert Jackson Bennett This story begins five years after the action in City of Stairs. Shara Komayd plays only a small, distant role in the book. Sigruid plays a significant, if somewhat unsatisfying role. We are … Continue reading

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