Tag Archives: SF

New Arrivals, Current Reading March 11 – 17, 2013

It’s beginning to look like Spring here, with Daffodils and Forsythia blooming and buds and new growth on many shrubs and trees. Spring – it’s good! NEW ARRIVALS: After last week’s bonanza of stuff, it was inevitable, and desirable, that … Continue reading

Posted in books, Classical Music, fantasy, New Arrivals, reading, science fiction, short stories | Tagged , , , , , , | 13 Comments

New Arrivals, Current Reading, October 28 – November 4, 2012

It’s been windy and rainy here, the Fall color is quickly blowing away. The maple tree I posted just a few days ago is nearly stripped of leaves and there’s leaf raking to be done everywhere. New Arrivals – Three things … Continue reading

Posted in Current Reading, New Arrivals | Tagged , | 8 Comments

FFB: Playgrounds of the Mind

this is the 80th of my series of forgotten books Playgrounds of the Mind by Larry Niven, some contents co-authored, July 1992 mass market paperback, science fiction and fantasy I bought this used copy for the car. If you’re like … Continue reading

Posted in At Home in Portland, books, fantasy, Friday Forgotten Book, reading, Review, science fiction | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Revelation Space

by Alastair Reynolds, © 2000, Ace mass market 2002 paperback, first of Revelation Space series – science fiction In spite of positive “critical reviews”, after 94 pages of this one I gave up. The number of plotlines, subplots, characters, timelines and flashbacks simply … Continue reading

Posted in reading, Review, science fiction | Tagged , , | 5 Comments