Retrospective: 2015

As 2015 ends, I take my yearly look back, at what has happened, not happened, and try to determine how happy I am with the previous year. 2015 has been quite a year, with mostly some very significant...

Retrospective: 2013

With each new year comes the inevitable look back at the past one. Was it a good year? Did we get everything accomplished that we set out to do? Am I a better person than I was last January 1st? 2013...

Book Review: The Circle

We live in an age of escalating surveillance–one in which personal privacy is increasingly rare, and more and more of our lives are shared publicly on the Internet. So perhaps it’s no...

Book Review: 11/22/63

Highly prolific author Stephen King has long been known as a master of the horror genre, but lately he’s been branching out a bit beyond his typical foundations. With 11/22/63, he takes a swing...

Book Review: Triggers

The latest novel by veteran science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer, Triggers is a tale that pits science against emotion. Coming off his highly acclaimed WWW trilogy, Sawyer portrays a world of the...

Book Review: Apocalypse

The Fate of the Jedi series concludes with Apocalypse, penned by Troy Denning. Wrapping up the nine-novel arc begun by Aaron Allston with Outcast, readers will see the ultimate victory--or defeat--of...