Books

The Future of Chemistry in “Altered Carbon”

A couple of years ago, my blogger friend Sam Leung recommended a science fiction novel to me called Altered Carbon, by Richard K. Morgan. (This author  also wrote the video game Crysis 2 and some comics, including Black Widow stories!) You can read Sam's review of the book here on Robo♥beat. =) Anyway, I read Altered Carbon, liked it, and… Continue reading The Future of Chemistry in “Altered Carbon”

Books

Making New Friends in “The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet”

Last month I read a science fiction book that was so good, I missed my bus stop on two different occasions and totally lost track of time on a five-hour flight. It's called The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet, by Becky Chambers. Reading this book is like meeting a bunch of new friends. Half of… Continue reading Making New Friends in “The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet”

Books, Games

Video Game Book Review — “Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne”

For the past several months I have been reading The Stolen Throne, a novel that relates events that happened decades before the start of the video game Dragon Age: Origins. It's written by David Gaider, lead writer of the Dragon Age game series -- so I knew it was going to be good. Or at least good-ish. But… Continue reading Video Game Book Review — “Dragon Age: The Stolen Throne”