Posts under ‘Science Fiction’

The Martian by Andy Weir (Audio Book)

Five words from the blurb: Mars, astronaut, alone, survival, rescue The Martian was on the “Best of 2014” list of […]

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North (Audio Book)

  Five words from the blurb: death, knowledge, life, before, mystery Harry August was born in 1919, but when he […]

The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber

Five words from the blurb: missionary, leaving, wife, adventure, worlds The Book of Strange New Things is an impressive book. […]

Encounter with Tiber by Buzz Aldrin and John Barnes

Five words from the blurb: Earth, species, starfaring, space, future I hadn’t heard of this book until I read about […]

The Shadow Speaker – Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu

Five words from the blurb: 2070, mysticism, West Africa, survival, magical  Earlier this year Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu won the World Fantasy […]

Speed of Dark – Elizabeth Moon

I love reading books that feature autistic characters and so ordered Speed of Dark the moment Judith mentioned that it was one […]