Company Town by Madeline Ashby - Canadian SciFi - Review

Company Town‘s gorgeous cover caught my attention two years before the book was even released (says GoodReads). It beautifully represents the book, which takes place in a near-future town-size oil rig off the shores of Newfoundland. After a fire which…

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The Affinities by Robert Charles Wilson - Review - Science-Fiction

The Affinities in a nutshell? Divergent targeted to adult readers. Both books are based on the idea that humanity is encompassed in a finite number of personality profiles and therefore can be sorted into trait-based communities. In our modern world…

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The Carpet Makers by Andreas Eschbach, Science Fiction Book

[widgets_on_pages id=”Science-Fiction & Fantasy World Tour”]In the foreword of The Carpet Makers, Orson Scott Card tells us how he attended a science-fiction convention in France where all everyone would talk about was the new German author Andreas Eschbach. Unfortunately, his…

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The Just City by Jo Walton, Alternate History Fiction

Take Animal Farm by George Orwell, mix it with some ancient greek philosophy and mythology, add a pinch of the popular young-adult dystopian genre, and there you have it: The Just City by Jo Walton. The book tells the story…

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The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu, Science-Fiction Book

[widgets_on_pages id=”Science-Fiction & Fantasy World Tour”]I had an absolute blast reading The Three-Body Problem. To begin with, this is the first Chinese book I’ve ever read, and second, Cixin Liu is advertised as one of the most prominent Science-Fiction writer…

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My Real Children by Jo Walton, Alternate History Book

My Real Children left me really sorry. With an intriguing and promising premise, the book really shows potential but for several reasons that I’ll explain soon, it didn’t work for me at all. I got bored, I got upset, I…

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