Category Archives: Sci-Fi

Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke
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Childhood’s End was sent my way by my college-aged son to whom it was recommended by a friend who read it for a poli-sci class. We both struggled a bit to get into it, but he ended up loving it. Me, not … Continue reading

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Stephen King – Wolves of the Calla, or; WTF, Stephen King?
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Seriously.  SERIOUSLY. This is why I have a book blog, so when I read something that makes me this crazy I can rant about it here.  This is the strangest book series I’ve ever read, and I’m not sure it’s a … Continue reading

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Chaos Walking series – Patrick Ness
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The Chaos Walking trilogy starts with The Knife of Never Letting Go, and it’s apparently geared toward the young adult market. Basically, Todd is our hero and he’s a settler on a planet where everybody can hear the thoughts of … Continue reading

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Fantasy/Sci-Fi readers, check this out
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For all I know this is old as hell, but it made me laugh. Click for big! A Guide to Navigating NPR’s Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books source

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Shatter Me – Tahereh Mafi
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Juliette hasn’t touched anyone in exactly 264 days. The last time she did, it was an accident, but The Reestablishment locked her up for murder. No one knows why Juliette’s touch is fatal. As long as she doesn’t hurt anyone … Continue reading

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Samaria series by Sharon Shinn
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Archangel Angels and men exist in harmony on the world of Samaria. Every twenty years, a new Archangel is chosen to govern the land and lead all the people of Samaria in a great musical chorale to honor the god … Continue reading

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2 Dorks 1 Book: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
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Welcome to a new feature here at bookdorks! We’ve both read the same book and will simultaneously give our opinions of it. Hopefully this will be interesting because we have pretty different tastes in books. Actually, we almost always disagree. Plus, you’ll … Continue reading

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