Review: The Relentless Moon, by Mary Robinette Kowal

The Relentless Moon By Mary Robinette Kowal, Tor Books, July 2020 To start, I’m the biggest Mary Robinette Kowal fan. The Lady Astronaut series is arguably my favorite series since I started this review blog, and The Relentless Moon continues its brilliance in every way. With Dr. Elma York long gone on the mission to Mars, we … Continue reading Review: The Relentless Moon, by Mary Robinette Kowal

’50 Things to See in the Sky’ Review: Way More Than Your Average Guide

50 Things to See in the Sky is a super cool guide to discovering the mysteries of the universe hiding in the night sky. The book goes beyond the constellations we’ve all gazed at for years, expanding to include nebulas, sun spots, and a number of other wonders I’d never have thought to search for. … Continue reading ’50 Things to See in the Sky’ Review: Way More Than Your Average Guide

‘Something Deeply Hidden’ Book Review

Something Deeply Hidden is that rare science nonfiction book that’s both easy to understand and incredibly complex. This is quantum mechanics like you’ve never seen, laid out in an understandable fashion. With a combination of history, basic explanations, and visual aids that simplify its complexities, Carroll presents an essential guide to this mysterious field.  I’ll … Continue reading ‘Something Deeply Hidden’ Book Review

Short Review: ‘From So Complex a Beginning’

From So Complex A Beginning is a rollercoaster of a story. What begins as an investigation into alien terraforming on a potential colony planet becomes a full fledged mystery thriller. The protagonist is a somewhat unlikeable, though brilliant, engineer who stumbles upon a breakthrough that blows a conspiracy wide open. Right when we start to … Continue reading Short Review: ‘From So Complex a Beginning’

‘To Be Taught, If Fortunate’ Review: The Glory of Space Anthropology

To Be Taught, If Fortunate is a masterwork of galactic anthropology fueled by the excitement of stepping foot on a new world and discovering life. It’s no secret that Chambers is a stellar writer, and every page of this novella carefully crafted to convey the wonder of space exploration. A shroud of difficulties from distant … Continue reading ‘To Be Taught, If Fortunate’ Review: The Glory of Space Anthropology

‘End Times’ Review: A Smart Look at Potential Ends of the World

End Times is a well-researched account of the many threats facing the planet. We’ve all heard of some, others are less familiar, and a couple seem pulled from the pages of science fiction. The premise is terrifying at times, hopeful at others, and, above all, enthralling to read. Each section goes in-depth into its designated … Continue reading ‘End Times’ Review: A Smart Look at Potential Ends of the World