Category: Books

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The Three Body Problem 0

3 Problems with The Three Body Problem

The Three Body Problem is a deeply-flawed science-fiction novel written by Liu Cixin. It is beset with fundamental (even basic) faults, and yet it continues to be nominated (and even win) awards. My question is: WHY? Here are the three biggest problems with The Three Body Problem.

Terry Bisson, 2009

Vale, Terry Bisson

I did not know Terry Bisson. If fact, I barely recognised his name when I saw John Scalzi’s post about his passing. On a whim, I did a little research. I’m glad I did. I may not have remembered his name, but I loved his work.

The Left Hand of Darkness

Review: The Left Hand of Darkness

It’s been just over two weeks since I finished Ursula Le Guin’s, The Left Hand of Darkness.  I wanted to pen my thoughts on the matter.  I’ll try to keep spoilers to a minimum.  Although the novel is fifty plus years old, it managed to pass unheeded by me until now.

[Updated] The Wasps pulled from Kobo

This morning I woke to find that my children’s book The Wasps had been pulled from the Kobo store.  It’s just one of many books that they have pulled due to censorship issues.  Hopefully it will be returned shortly.  It’s still available on Amazon, Smashwords, iBookstore and Nook. Here is...

The Wasps now available on Nook, Kobo and Smashwords

I’m a little bit late on this news, but my children’s short story The Wasps is no longer an Amazon exclusive.  It’s now also available on Smashwords, Nook and Kobo.  It will soon be available in the Apple store as well. A boy who lives underwater must brave the swarms...