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A human form falls through the black void of space

What I’m Reading: Six Wakes

I don’t often get to say that I’m reading a book written by a friend but that’s the case with Mur Lafferty’s Six Wakes. I …

An ominous starship looms against a blue-black nebula background

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 close-up photo of the sun.

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 …

The Bowl of Heaven

What I’m Reading: The Bowl of Heaven

The Bowl of Heaven is a “tremendous object in space” novel, similar in scope to Niven’s original Ringworld books. Like Ringworld, it involves a massive construct …