Category: Science Fiction

The Invisible Man and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

NOTE: this review has spoilers.  I’m assuming, since these books are classics, a basic knowledge of the plot. But if you don’t already know the story feel free to stop reading this review.  Both books should be read by anyone who enjoys classic science fiction. I read these two books for the League of Extraordinary…

Review: Pump Six and Other Stories by Paulo Bacigalupi

Paulo Bacigalupi is the author of the award-winning science fiction novel, The Windup Girl, and a young adult novel called Ship Breaker.  I loved Ship Breaker; but I’ve tried to read The Windup Girl and found it difficult to get into.  Bacigalupi introduces a very detailed alternative world that’s can be compared to the noir-dystopian-Asian-influenced…

Guest Review: The Neanderthal Parallax by Robert Sawyer

Today we get a guest review from none other than my dear husband!  He recently re-read a trilogy that both of us recommend all the time.  It’s science fiction but I think it’s a fascinating series even if you’re not a big science fiction reader.  So without further ado… —————- CurlyGeek’s husband here again,  with…

Review Part II: Dust by Elizabeth Bear

Hi!  I’m CurlyGeek’s husband, SciFiGeek72.  Before I start my review, I should probably give a little background on what I like to read so you can see where I’m coming from.  Unlike my wife, I’m a more traditional science fiction reader, and for pleasure, I largely stick to sci-fi with a little historical fiction thrown…