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Change Agent

Change Agent© 2017 Daniel Suarez417 pages Deep into the 21st century,   global civilization has been transformed by bioengineering.  Consumer products  which were once manufactured are now grown, from knives to car bodies; the streets are illuminated not by bulbs, but … Continue reading

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Freedom™

Freedom™©  2010 Daniel Suarez416 pages The global economy is crashing, nearing its end, but few are willing to recognize it. The sinking markets, soaring inflation and unemployment, and civil chaos are regarded by those in power as merely another hiccup, … Continue reading

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One Word Kill

©  Mark Lawrence 2019 260 pages Nick’s young life was shattered when he got the diagnosis: cancer.  Leukemia, specifically.  The odds weren’t good that he’d live five years to see the 1990s.  But whatever was happening to him, inside, something … Continue reading

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Head On

Head On: A Novel of the Near Future© 2018 John Scalzi 328 pages Agent Chris Shane of the FBI saw the man decapitated on the playing field. before his very eyes.  But so did thousands of other people; decapitations  were, in … Continue reading

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Magnificent Nine

Firefly: The Magnificent Nine pub. 2019 James Lovegrove 384 pages Jayne Cobb is not the most conventionally faithful man aboard the good ship Serenity; he did, after all, enter Mal’s service for purely mercenary ends.  But there’s more to him … Continue reading

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Locked In (and Unlocked)

Lock Inand Unlocked, a bonus novellapub. 2014 John Sclazi336 pagesRead by Wil Wheaton It looks, from the outside, like a simple case. There’s a body with a knife in it, recently planted. There’s a man in the room who was … Continue reading

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Big Damn Hero

Firefly: Big Damn Hero © 2018 Nancy Holder and James Lovegrove 336 pages “Well, look-at-this!  Seems we got here just in the nick of time. What does that make us?” “Big damn heroes, sir.” “Ain’t we just?” I am a … Continue reading

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H+

H+ Incorporated© 2018 Gary DeJean188 pages Note: I read from an advanced review copy of this book sent to me by the author via Goodreads. In the mid-21st century, Manila faced total destruction in the wake of hurricanes and rising … Continue reading

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein: The Modern Prometheus© 1818 Mary Shelley288 pages “Shall I respect man when he contemns me? Let him live with me in the interchange of kindness; and, instead of injury, I would bestow every benefit upon him with tears of … Continue reading

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Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom© 2003 Cory Doctorow202 pages In the not-very-distant future,  death is an inconvenience, and material goods are no longer scarce. Instead, the currency of society is reputation,  and Jules needs all of his reserves … Continue reading

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