Books of Summer: Crater by Homer Hickam

Crater by Homer H. Hickam My rating: 4 of 5 stars Crater Trueblood is an orphan and helium 3 miner on the moon, 100 years in the future. This coming of age story features an annoying best friend, a pretty tomboy, and a sidekick—Crater’s gillie, a sentient and sometimes insubordinate clump of slime mold cells. [Read More...]

The Books of Summer: Polaris by Jack McDevitt

Polaris by Jack McDevitt My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having really enjoyed McDevitt’s Engines of God and read Orson Scott Card’s review of the Alex Benedict/Chase Kolpath mystery/archeological-treasure-hunt series I turned to the library to see what was around. I was happy to see that they had number 2 in the series and so [Read More...]

Reviewing “A Cross of Centuries: Twenty-five Imaginative Tales About the Christ”

A Cross of Centuries: Twenty-five Imaginative Tales About the Christ by Michael G. Bishop My rating: 3 of 5 stars I picked this up dirt cheap after Scott Danielson told me that Jesse Willis brought it to his attention. Editor Michael Bishop is a Christian but is interested here in presenting stories by believers and [Read More...]


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