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Book Review: Will Save the Galaxy for Food by Ben “Yahtzee” Croshaw

There is something about Yahtzee Croshaw that has always appealed to me. I discovered his Zero Punctuation just before it got picked up The Escapist back in 2007. His disdain for tropish literature and general cynicism for, well, everything puts … Continue reading

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Book Review: Death’s End by Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth’s Past #3)

“Life is not a fairytale.” This is the operative truth at the heart of this novel and Cixin Liu is willing to wield a four dimensional hammer to make sure that particular nail gets hammered home. This book is brutal. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Orphans of the Sky by Robert A. Heinlein

This is a book divided into two parts. A novelette and novella that combine to create something that one can only tenuously describe as ‘whole’. Sure the two parts share the same characters, the same setting, but the feel entirely … Continue reading

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