Book review: Semiosis
Book reviews / Science Fiction

Book review: Semiosis

Semiosis follows the settlers of Pax, a colony of (at first) humans, who have left Earth in search of a better life. As you can imagine from the name of the planet, they are planning to have a much more peaceful existence than Earth. As it’s a bit in the future, we get hints of deteriorating conditions on Earth. The one nice thing about it, is that they are inherently non-religious (there’s a small throw away line about it in the novel). Continue reading

Book review: Spaceman of Bohemia
Book reviews / Science Fiction

Book review: Spaceman of Bohemia

So the ‘plot’ if you’d like to grace it with such a name is about Jakub, an astrophysics professor who gets sent to space to investigate a weird cloud near Venus. That sounds like it could be an interesting book, except it immediately digresses into his wife leaving him and a giant fucking space spider who likes Nutella showing up and talking endless drivel. Continue reading

Book review: Book of M
Book reviews / Fantasy / Science Fiction / Top picks

Book review: Book of M

So, it’s the world as we know it, but suddenly people start losing their shadows (yes, physics etc, just go with it). But then they start losing their memories. And because they can’t remember things, they start to misremember things into reality. Like alligators that are the size of cruise ships, guns that fire lightening, or that you can’t actually talk to animals. Continue reading