science-fiction

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Hench

Hench is an unstinting delight from start to finish.  Focusing on the life of a temp worker living in a world filled with supervillains and superheroes who becomes an impassioned villainess of her own making, the story reminded me of the recently-cancelled and greatly lamented Venture Brothers, in ...

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Aurora Rising

If you’ve been missing the TV series Firefly or are waiting with bated breath for Guardians of the Galaxy 3, I have some good news. Aurora Rising, the latest collaboration from authors Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff, is the answer to your prayers. Tyler (Ty) Jones, Squad Leader, First Class, 98t ...

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The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is a highly original début that defies description. It’s part gothic, part murder mystery and part science fiction novel but there’s a whole lot more to It than that. Innovative and unconventional, it is a unique reading experience. He doesn’t know who h ...