A Review of Time Scout

Time Scout by Robert Asprin My rating: 1 of 5 stars Unbelievably stupid and not remotely believable. Sometime in the future, time travel is possible, both “uptime” and downtime.” To do this, time scouts are needed to scout unknown areas and guides are needed to show tourists scouted areas such as historical Rome, Victorian England, …

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A Review of Valiant

Valiant by Jack Campbell My rating: 4 of 5 stars In Valiant, Jack Campbell’s fourth book in his The Lost Fleet series, Captain “Black Jack” Geary is back, leading the remaining Alliance fleet through Syndic territory in an effort to get home to Alliance territory. They’re worried about their fuel cells, food stores, and the …

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A Review of The Sky So Big And Black

The Sky So Big and Black by John Barnes My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Sky So Big and Black is a sci fi novel by John Barnes that is good, not great. Above average. Interesting, intriguing, mysterious, fairly well told in a now somewhat common, but perhaps then unique way. It has some …

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A Review of Terms of Enlistment

Terms of Enlistment by Marko Kloos My rating: 5 of 5 stars In Terms of Enlistment, Andrew Grayson is a slum-dweller who joins the military for three good/real meals a day – unavailable on the outside – and a decent chance at an enlistment payout if he survives his five-year commitment. The book follows Grayson …

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