Klara and the Sun explores one of today’s more controversial topics – artificial intelligence and what happens when technology advances to the point where robots really are almost human. The novel is slow-paced, but nonetheless an interesting read. Continue reading
The Midnight Library is a life-affirming science fiction novel that follows Nora Seed as she lives a multitude of alternate lives while in her “root” life she hovers between life and death following a suicide attempt. Continue reading
Hey, I found another science fiction novel I really liked!
Station Eleven, a National Book Award finalist, is a twist on the apocalyptic pandemic tale. It’s well-crafted, full of atmosphere and immerses you in a world that has been stripped of modernity. Continue reading
The Martian is a hugely entertaining novel about an astronaut who is stranded on Mars and has to rely mostly on his own ingenuity to survive and eventually get rescued. It’s funny and hopeful and packed with technical whiz bangery that would put MacGyver to shame. Continue reading
Well, that was different. And not quite what I expected.
“Ready Player One” was October’s Kind of Like a Book Club book. Did you read it? Did you make it through? I almost didn’t, but I’ll get to that in a minute. Continue reading