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Cover art for the novel Acceptance, featuring the word "Acceptance" printed over a pink, stylized owl.

What I’m Reading: Acceptance

Acceptance is the third and final novel in Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach Trilogy. The trilogy is reminiscent of a novelized version of the TV show LOST, complete …

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Summer 2016 Reading List

I’ve compiled my summer reading list for 2016. As is normal for me, it’s dominated by space opera and military science fiction, …

A line of sailing ships set against a partly-cloudy sky.

What I’m Reading: The Hundred Days

My slow voyage throughPatrick O’Brian’sAubrey/Maturin epic series nears its end with The Hundred Days, his 19th novel . The books are set in the …

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What I’m Reading: Sun of Suns

Sun of Suns takes place in an immense habitable Dyson sphere (or something like a Dyson sphere) inclosing the star Virga. A …


What I’m Reading: Aurora

Aurora is Kim Stanley Robinson’s novel about the crew of a generational starship finally arriving at their destination … and dealing with …

A close up of an eye with a stellar flare in the center

What I’m Reading: Seveneves

My summer reading list is progressing nicely. I finished up my first print novel on the list, Marque and Reprisal by Elizabeth …