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The Bees - Time for Author Laline Paull to Beehave

Advantages: Interesting and nicely written
Disadvantages: Doesn't really hang together

...If you had never imagined that bees may have aspirations, hopes and fears too, then look no further than Laline Paull’s 2014 novel The Bees. Flora717 is born into a hive as one of the lowest of the low, a sanitation worker. Flora717 is never destined to ...

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Review of The Bees - Laline Paull

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How do you overthrow a God?

Advantages: A fast paced, entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Nothing for me but some do not like science fiction

In giving the background information on this and the previous work I may inadvertently give certain spoilers, though I try not to give away the full narrative of the plot elements. The Land. Duisberg is a land rather like ancient Egypt. Imagin ...

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Review of The Saviour - David Drake, Tony Daniel

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A Sisyphean task (1).

Advantages: They just keep getting better.
Disadvantages: Not everybody will like the science fiction aspect of the author.

Islands of rage and hope is the third installment of John Ringo's Black tide rising saga. Following the deliberate creation and release of a virus like organism most of mankind has perished or been turned into mindless flesh eating beings that are call ...

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Review of Islands Of Rage And Hope - John Ringo

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Stoking the interstellar fires.

Advantages: A very entertaining and more accurate read.
Disadvantages: None for me but others may not enjoy science fiction.

Sequel to national bestseller Fire with Fire. Science fiction adventure on a grand scale. The publicity write up for this novel is as follows:- "When reluctant interstellar diplomat and intelligence operative Caine Riordan returns from humanity's firs ...

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Review of Trial by Fire - Charles E Gannon

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A Fire Burning Bright Does Not Last

Advantages: The story has some sort of closure
Disadvantages: It is nothing like its predesessors

Allegiant – Veronica Roth A number of years ago, I read the first two books in this series and my mind was literally blown away. As some of you may know, and may have already experienced, the movie based upon this first book is now out and many people ha ...

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Review of Allegiant - Veronica Roth

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