Category Archives: Books

Sons of Taldra: A Science Fiction Adventure

By | June 13, 2018
 

 In an alternate reality, an Iroquois scientist and her twin sons battle shapeshifting aliens. Telius wants to marry the man he loves. Argen struggles with the residual effects of a deadly drug addiction. Both twins help their mother face Valchondria’s greatest threats. Taldra accepted the title of Leader for Valchondria’s one-world government. Maintainer Admiral Nil blames her for… Read More »

Audiobook Review: Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

By | May 10, 2018
 

 Book Rating: 4 ½ out of 5 Stars Audiobook Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars (Highest Rating) Bottom Line: This book delivers a quintessential piece of 19th Century horror / sci fi that presents some challenging moral quandaries. (Spoiler warning for this paragraph, assuming that applies to a work as well known as this one.)  In this classic 19th Century tale,… Read More »

Patrick Duffy Returns to Man from Atlantis with a Novel Exploring the Character’s Origins

By | April 25, 2018
 

 Man From Atlantis debuted on NBC in 1977 and delivered four television movies plus an additional thirteen episode series following the mysterious man who can live underwater.  Patrick Duffy is well known by fans of the show for bringing the character to life, though he is better known by television audiences for his portrayal of Bobby Ewing on… Read More »

Audiobook Review: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

By | March 29, 2018
 

 Book Rating: 4 ½ out of 5 Stars Audiobook Rating: 4 ½ out of 5 Stars Bottom Line: It delivers a geek-gasm love-letter to the 80’s and a decent science fiction tale read wonderfully by Wil Wheaton Ready Player One takes place in a near future when Earth is crumbling due to wars and deteriorating environmental conditions, and the majority of the… Read More »

The War of the Worlds and More Classic Sci Fi is Available in eText Format from Project Gutenberg

By | March 25, 2018
 

 Project Gutenberg is a huge repository of eTexts for literary works that are in the public domain. And you can find tons of classic sci fi works, as well as stories from the pulp magazines, that can be downloaded in various formats that will work on most eReaders. Below is the first chapter of the H.G. Wells classic… Read More »

New in Books: The World of Orville

By | February 13, 2018
 

 Description: Four-time Emmy Award winner Seth MacFarlane creates a new sci-fi dramedy universe on the Fox Network with his new show, The Orville. MacFarlane plays Captain Ed Mercer, an officer in the Planetary Union in the 25th century who gathers a crew from the farthest reaches of the galaxy—his ex-wife included—to man the exploration vessel Orville and patrol… Read More »