Book Review: Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey

This book was a beast. A big, beautiful beast of science fiction that's equal parts hard sci-fi, horror, and film noir. Humanity has advanced itself technologically with the creation of the Epstein Drive, engines that make starships capable of traveling across our solar system for fun and profit - especially profit. Set in a future … Continue reading Book Review: Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey

91 Days of Summer: BioShock: Rapture by John Shirley

Discover Rapture's origins in this humanizing look into one of video game's most memorable locations. In August 2007, Ken Levin created a video game called BioShock, a story-driven first person shooter that took players deep inside an underwater Objectivist paradise led by Andrew Ryan, a self-made man whose characterization is a not-so-subtle reconstruction of philosopher Ayn Rand. … Continue reading 91 Days of Summer: BioShock: Rapture by John Shirley

91 Days of Summer: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman tells us what we're all thinking: adults are scary. Gaiman's novel is a semi-autobiographical story about an unnamed adult who visits a farmhouse from his childhood after delivering a eulogy for his father. Memories flood the narrator, leading him to recall the fantastical events that defined his childhood. Besieged by an otherworldly monster that … Continue reading 91 Days of Summer: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman