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

‘Space Exploration: A History in 100 Objects’ Review: A Beautiful Guide to Human Achievement

Space Exploration: A History in 100 Objects is an astounding compilation of the many historical advancements needed to get mankind beyond our atmosphere. From the very first cave drawings of the stars thousands of years ago to the invention of telescopes, power sources, and lightbulbs, this comprehensive guide has everything you could want to know … Continue reading ‘Space Exploration: A History in 100 Objects’ Review: A Beautiful Guide to Human Achievement

’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

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’

Short Review: The Waters of a New World

The Waters of a New World looks at space colonization from a biological perspective, imagining a perfect planet with hidden secrets that spell doom for colonists. The culprit lies in engineered bacteria living within the water supply that destroys anything it touches. We get to see these brilliant women at work, trying desperately to find … Continue reading Short Review: The Waters of a New World

‘Reentry’ Review: A Dark Future, A Warring World, & An All Powerful AI

Reentry is a multi-faceted thrill ride, shifting between a conversation on the future of artificial intelligence and mankind’s abilities to destroy that which we have created. We’re experiencing the aftermath of an AI attack gone wrong, resulting in a nuclear war that has devastated much of the world. Three astronauts arrive from Mars to find … Continue reading ‘Reentry’ Review: A Dark Future, A Warring World, & An All Powerful AI

Quick Review: ‘Super Cool Space Facts’

If you’re looking for an entertaining and accessible introduction to the universe, Super Cool Space Facts is just the book for you. This kid-friendly guide is chockfull of facts and figures that are easy to digest alongside full color photos and many a space-related joke. Your kids will learn about our own planet, the solar … Continue reading Quick Review: ‘Super Cool Space Facts’