Thursday, January 27, 2005

For Us the Living- Robert A. Heinlein

"For Us the Living" is as I understand it, the last unpublished manuscript by "The Dean" of Science Fiction. Robert unfortunately has left us, and with an enormous legacy! "ForUs" gives us a glimps into the early Heinlein. You will find most of the concepts in one form or another that interspersed his later work. Robert left us May8, 1988. The Heinlein Society site address is: so feel free to check it out!

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Wednesday, January 26, 2005

Fleet Strike

This is John Ringo's website Visit it and enjoy...........

Hell's Faire- John Ringo

Just when you thought you were safe, here come those blasted Pos'leen again! Standing in their way, Mike O'Neal and the 555th ACS and don't forget Bun-Bun! Book 4 of the "Legacy of the Aldenata" is just another reason his fans refer to his work as "Book-Crack"! I don't know who to attribute that quote to, but it is truly appropriate! Mr Ringo has an addictive writing style.

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By the way, John; if you happen to read this, keep up the great work!

When the Devil Dances- John Ringo

Book 3 of the "Legacy of the Aldenata". This is Mike O'Neals finest hour with the job of standing off a smart and deadly enemy commander.....Tulo'stenaloor! Plot twists abound and action galore for the Ringo fan, new and old alike!

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Gust Front- John Ringo

How do I like this book, Let me count the ways:

I like the pacing...Lightspeed and beyond!
I like the characters.
I like the Evil Aliens, I'm not going to get into this area much as I don't want to post a spoiler!

All in all, this is an integral part of the series "Legacy of the Aldenata"
Read and enjoy!

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A Hymn Before Battle- John Ringo

This is a fast paced, wild E-Ticket ride of a story! John Ringo has created BAR NONE the finest alien invasion story I have ever read. With a droll sense of humor, and great characterization; John has created a great book here. It has everything from politics to carnage and mayhem on a titanic scale

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Tuesday, January 25, 2005

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress- Robert Anson Heinlein

This is a story with all the grandeur of revolution and Nationbuilding! Originally publishedin 1965 and 1966 in a short version in "Worlds of If" Magazine. The edition I have is the Berkely Science fiction release in 1986. The novel is socially experimental and offers many intriguing ideas. I highly recommend this book!

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The Far side of the Stars- David Drake

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It reads like a great Hornblower adventure. I would highly reccomend this book as a present or otherwise(Even to yourself!)! I am instituting a rating system with this review.

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Saturday, January 01, 2005

Cally's war- John Ringo and Julie Cochrane

A great read, I read it in a single sitting (I find that happens frequently with any book involving John Ringo)! With fast action and brilliant characterization, the book goes down smoothly as really fine 12 year old scotch.

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