SF Fan Man

I've been reading science fiction since I was ... well since I could read. Now, mostly I just listen to them. Sometimes I have an opinion about a book and feel a need to write down these thoughts and share. So here we are.

Today
August
19
Augustine of Hippo, Patricia Hampl, Maria Boulding
Frank Herbert
Orson Scott Card
Iain M. Banks, Peter Kenny
Mary Shelley
Larry Niven, Edward M. Lerner, Tom Weiner
Kim Stanley Robinson
Lauren Beukes, Alastair Reynolds, Christie Yant, Jack McDevitt, Dan Abnett, Tanya Huff, David Klecha, Jak Wagner, Ethan Skarstedt, Wendy N. Wagner, Genevieve Valentine, John Joseph Adams, David Barr Kirtley, Robert Buettner, Karin Lowachee, Ian Douglas, David D. Levine, B
Jason M. Hough
Steven Brust, Skyler White
October 2013
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started following:
September 2013
25
started following:
September 2013
20
reviewed:
(Re-read this as part of summer-long nostalgia trip of Larry Niven's Known Space books. Although [b:A World Out of Time|6472...
A World Out of Time - Larry Niven, Tom Weiner
finished reading:
September 2013
04
reviewed:
(Re-reading this in the final days of summer 2013 as part of an unplanned Larry Niven/Known Space revanche. Have just finish...
Crashlander - Larry Niven
finished reading:
August 2013
22
reviewed:
Trent the Uncatchable returns to the fore in this, the 4th book of Moran's outstanding Continuing Time series. Having Trent ...
The A.I. War: The Big Boost - Daniel Keys Moran
finished reading:
July 2013
31
reviewed:
This is a hard enough book to understand without at least some idea of what the previous books in the series are about. Here...
The Last Dancer (Bantam spectra book) - Daniel Keys Moran
finished reading:
July 2013
15
reviewed:
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The Goliath Stone - Larry Niven, Matthew Joseph Harrington
finished reading:
July 2013
04
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reviewed:
This latest entry into what will probably turn out to be a long-running multi-publication series (that started with the enter...
The Human Division - John Scalzi,  William Dufris
finished reading:
June 2013
24
reviewed:
As the author's ostensibly first try at science fiction, this book was ok. There are flashes of the awe-inducing imagery and...
Consider Phlebas - Iain M. Banks, Peter Kenny
finished reading:
June 2013
11
reviewed:
Even on well panned riverbeds, one can still find gold. And this is just what I found, via the Goodreads discussion groups, ...
The Long Run: A Tale of the Continuing Time - Daniel Keys Moran
finished reading:
June 2013
02
reviewed:
This is decidedly geek SF, requiring a warning sticker for "high geek coefficient". For one, the story jumps around in small...
Emerald Eyes - Daniel Keys Moran
reviewed:
The life and times of Jonny, the augmented soldier. Military SF that recalls such books as [b:Man Plus|367215|Man Plus|Frede...
Cobra (Cobra, #1) - Timothy Zahn,  Stephan Rudnicki
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Currently reading

The Confessions
Augustine of Hippo, Patricia Hampl, Maria Boulding
The Dosadi Experiment
Frank Herbert
Ender's Shadow
Orson Scott Card
Use of Weapons (Audio)
Iain M. Banks, Peter Kenny
Frankenstein
Mary Shelley
Fleet of Worlds
Larry Niven, Edward M. Lerner, Tom Weiner
2312 (Audio)
Kim Stanley Robinson
Armored
Lauren Beukes, Alastair Reynolds, Christie Yant, Jack McDevitt, Dan Abnett, Tanya Huff, David Klecha, Jak Wagner, Ethan Skarstedt, Wendy N. Wagner, Genevieve Valentine, John Joseph Adams, David Barr Kirtley, Robert Buettner, Karin Lowachee, Ian Douglas, David D. Levine, B
The Darwin Elevator
Jason M. Hough
The Incrementalists
Steven Brust, Skyler White