Hyperion/The Fall of Hyperion by Dan Simmons

       These two books form a mammoth first part to an epic series by Dan Simmons. Hyperion follows a group of  seven people -The Consul, a detective, a poet, a soldier, a scholar, a priest, and the captain of the tree ship on which they are travelling - on a pilgrimage to Hyperion, where …

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Version Control by Dexter Palmer Review 

There is no shortage of Time Travel stories in recent times; many TV networks have at least one science fiction show that involves time travel. So, believe me when I tell you that this book breathes new life into the Time Travel genre. Rebecca is married to brilliant, albeit weird and sciencalholic physicists Phillip who has …

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Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel Review 

Sylvian Neuvel's Sleeping Giants opens to the discovery of a mysterious hand by a young girl. This young girl grows up to become a physicist, and is later recruited to uncover the mysteries of this hand, and its origins. She joins a brilliant pilots and her co-pilot, a geneticist and an even more mysterious interviewer. …

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United States of Japan by Peter Tieryas

Science Fiction Books off late have been very disappointing. They are either formulaic or they get very predictable, or they fall into the usual tropes which I just find annoying. I try to preface all my reviews of Science Fiction books with my distaste for modern science fiction, with a few exceptions of course. It's …

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The Girl on the Train

Gone Girl is one of my all time favorite Mystery/Thriller books. It's perfect. Gillian Flynn's writing is haunting and enticing. The story is enthralling and the characters aren't all that black and white and they are intriguing. Now, when someone compares another mystery thriller to Gone Girl claiming that it is the "next Gone Girl," …

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The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe

Yes, that is the title of the book. It's a very interesting book. The book, as the title suggests, is about an Indian Fakir who comes to Paris to go to Ikea to buy himself bed of nails. He is armed with a counterfeit 100-euro bill and nothing else. Upon reaching Paris, he gets into …

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