Adventure

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“The time of someone’s death doesn’t exist until Sapere Aude calculates it, forcing the waveform to collapse. ‘You do the math, and it makes the math come true.’”

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“Timely, intelligent, and fascinating . . .”

“I am an exile twice over, once from my home and once from Teixcalaan, which could never have been my home.”

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Fugitive Telemetry is the sixth installment in the Murderbot Diaries series, and it’s one of the better ones.

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“Nobody writes optimistic science adventure as well as Andy Weir. Anyone who loved The Martian will adore Project Hail Mary.”

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Tim Fielder’s book Infinitum tells the story of Aja Oba, an ancient African king who steals the son of his concubine and is cursed with immortality in revenge.

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“an entertaining and engaging read”

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“With affable characters intelligently written, it is the world-building that sets this book apart from the usual fare.”

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“This book is quite entertaining. It is literally a page-turner and a very successful whodunnit.”

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Finna is a great story. It’s engaging, sometimes wrenching, and a complete epic in miniature.”

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The plot is unexceptional, but it is an easy, fun enough story to divert the reader for a few hours.”

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Matt Ruff’s novels are an eclectic tour through contemporary speculative fiction and horror. Ruff has a real affinity for identifying crucial culture influences and shaping stories around them.

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“A well-written bit of escapism that offers a few hours of easy reading fun.”

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“an entertainingly vivid, blood-soaked, sexually charged page turner.”

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When you have an imagination like Gareth Powell’s, you must write or paint or otherwise vent that imagination through art so your head won’t explode.

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It’s the future; humankind is extinct, prey to the “Slow Plague,” an amalgam of all the ills flesh is heir to, “manifested in myriad diseases, lethal allergies, and physiological disorders.”

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“an entertaining appetizer as fans await J. J. Abrams’ commandeering of the series with Episode VII: The Force Awakens . . .”

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“Conjure is a sweet, adventure-packed romp for young teen readers.”

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“. . . part family saga, part space opera, and part DaVinci Code thriller.”

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“There is something flat about the story despite all the action. We move from scene to scene as if touring a number of set piece tableaux in a museum ride.

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“One of the great pleasures of reading utopian sci-fi is that one sees the author play with wild and exciting possibilities, to present futures we might one day have to live, and to juxtapo

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“. . . in his debut novel, Ernest Cline weaves a fascinating futuristic, semi-dystopian tale of our world 30 years in the future. . . .