Providence by Max Barry

A deadly first contact that eventually leads to the construction of giant space ships run by artificial intelligence. They are crewed by a four people whose only real job is to manage their boredom as the computer jumps through deep space and calculates weapons arrangements to destroys the hives. Hives of 'salamanders,' the alien species... Continue Reading →

Otaku by Chris Kluwe

A dystopian American where 'the real' and AR battle for everyone's attention. Ashley Atachi lives in Ditchtown, the spires built on the remnants of a destroyed Miami. She is the captain of the highest ranking gaming team on the globe, but her personal life is wracked with strife. Her veteran mother is hit hard with... Continue Reading →

Deacon King Kong by James McBride

In a novel that derives its title from the smoothest but most potent bootleg liquor in the projects, McBride has given use a taste of all the characters in the neighborhood... The protagonist is Sportcoat, a lifelong drunk and church deacon who does odd jobs around 1969 Brooklyn. One day apropos to who-knows-what he takes... Continue Reading →

Dragon Hoops by Gene Luen Yang

Best selling graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang was at a loss for what to work on next. Inspiration is a flighty thing and it had been a couple years since the publication of his last book. He was starting to get worried, but students at the high school where he taught computer programming were talking...... Continue Reading →

February Recap/ March ðŸ‘€

Quick List of Top Books for February... then some posts to look forward to for March. Trying to get a rhythm at work and looking forward to Spring Break. Here's the best I read this month: Astronauts: Women on the Final Frontier by Jim Ottaviani & Maris Wicks Astronauts belongs in all middle and high... Continue Reading →

Sixteenth Watch by Myke Cole

You ever read a book to check it out for someone else? That's what I basically did for this one. My dad recently went to his 50th class reunion from the Coast Guard Academy, and when I saw the blurb of Sixteenth Watch I thought maybe he would enjoy it. So I'm going to review... Continue Reading →

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