This book is classic Heinlein. Yes, it is marketed as a young adult novel but it never feels juvenile. Great adventure story. This is early Heinlein which I consider better than a lot of his later works.
I love Ben Bova books. That being said, this one is just OK. It is a decent story and good science. I thoroughly enjoyed it but it is not one of his best. I would still recommend is as Ben Bova, at his worst, is still fanatastic.
I personally like the Honor Harrington series. It is military science fiction. This is not usually my favorite genre, but this series is well written. This book contains great short stories that fill in Honor's background or flesh out that universe. Good stuff.
Interesting and fun. A relaxing, engaging story. A nice peek into a different time.
It is a fun book. Worth the time. A great, funny overview of many religions.
A different story line
Stefen Rudnicki is one of my favorites.
I am usually a fan of OSC. I know that occasionally he gets preachy, or emphasizes religion, but it is usually kept as a side element. This book though was a book about Mormonism. The story about the lost boys was a side story.
Interesting outlook on what could happen with genetic modifications of food and people. Pleasantly surprised by how good it was. One of the years best and unique science fiction books.
This is the first review I have taken the time to write. This book was so awful that I felt the need to warn others. Many of the other reviewers have compared the writing to some of the truly great SF writers. That is an insult. There were some interesting ideas, but the story line as a whole, was not good. Most importantly, the writing was atrocious. It often reads like a cheap detective novel. And then there were the gratuitous sex scenes. I'm not normally prudish, but they were unnecessarily graphic. We're talking Hustler graphic not Playboy.
I have been reading sf and its sub-genres for 25 yrs now and have not come across this poorly written of book ever. I cannot believe it was published. To compare it to Stephenson or to Gibson is to insult 2 very talented writer. If you are a true SF or cyberpunk fan avoid this book!!!
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