Review: "The Martian" by Andy Weir

The Martian is a decent hard Science Fiction novel and I certainly didn't regret reading it. I just wish there was more substance to the protagonist's side of the story.   [Read more...]

Review: "S." by J.J. Abrams and Doug Dorst

The novel S. is less of a conventional story written using words than it is an experience using the book as an object that mystifies the reader into a multi-layered tale of intrigue, young romance, and mystery. S. is told through the imaginary novel, Ship of Theseus, written by a Kafkaesque V.M. Straka whose real identity is unknown.   [Read more...]

Review: William Shakespeare's "Star Wars" (Audiobook)

Seeming like a gag gift to get for people like me -- where you know that we like Star Wars but you're not sure what exactly we already possess in our collection -- William Shakespeare's Star Wars is an audiobook full of surprising quality and intelligence that should delight any fan of The Bard or of the Beard of George Lucas.   [Read more...]