Tag: review

  • Thoughts on Invisible Boy

    Invisible Boy by Harrison Mooney https://www.harpercollins.ca/9781443463935/invisible-boy/ As I was writing this I realized I wanted to do two things. I wanted to give a review and I also wanted to reflect on how I experienced the book. So it’s two posts in one now. Feel free to just read one or the other. Full disclosure, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Brief Review of For the Win

    For the Win by Cory Doctorow My rating: 3 of 5 stars While not as good as Little Brother I enjoyed this book. Doctorow has somehow managed to put together MMOs with an easy to understand overview of unions and global economics. Along the way he explains the basis of why economies collapse, what inflation […]

  • 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 […]