Fantasy, Humanism, and Improving Authors

Everyone likes different books. I tend to like books that speak to being human. I think that’s why I read so much fantasy literature. To blatantly steal a concept, they use the impossible to examine the probable. When you strip away the requirement to make the setting accurate you allow yourself the ability to more […]

Starship Troopers Review

Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein My rating: 5 of 5 stars Starship Troopers is, in my opinion, one of the three best military sci-fi novels ever written. It shares that distinction with Ender’s Game and Old Man’s war. It’s also a good primer on, in the books own words, “moral philosophy”. Though it’s main […]

Review of The Last Colony by John Scalzi

The Last Colony by John Scalzi My rating: 5 of 5 stars A brilliant novel. The perfect way to wrap up the trilogy (yes, I know it continues, but it was originally the end of the trilogy). Scalzi has the perfect combination of military sci-fi mixed with bits of humor, political maneuvering, and all set […]