The Corporation Wars: Dissidence by Ken Macleod

Rating: 7.9 (out of 10) Macleod ventures into Charles Stross territory with the launch of this new series, emphasizing action and satire while mixing in some hard SF and hard-left politics. The story is sort of a reverse Matrix - long dead mercenaries are digitally revived a thousand or so years in the future and … Continue reading The Corporation Wars: Dissidence by Ken Macleod

Waypoint Kangaroo (Kangaroo book 1) by Curtis C. Chen

Rating: 7.9 (out of 10) “Nobody gets my jokes,” laments Kangaroo, the otherwise unnamed protagonist of Curtis C. Chen’s Waypoint Kangaroo. He’s not kidding. The titular spy can’t coax a single laugh from anyone else in the novel, though he hardly lets a moment pass without cracking wise. For the reader, Kangaroo’s prodigious attempts at humor … Continue reading Waypoint Kangaroo (Kangaroo book 1) by Curtis C. Chen

Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past Book 3) by Cixin Liu (trans. Ken Liu)

Rating: 9.3 (out of 10) It has been more than two weeks since I finished reading the third book in Cixin Liu's Three Body Trilogy, and it has left me with a lot to process. It would be impossible to cover everything I want to say about this book into one review. Among those things, I … Continue reading Death’s End (Remembrance of Earth’s Past Book 3) by Cixin Liu (trans. Ken Liu)