The Dark Forest – Book Review

I just finished reading The Dark Forest which is a sequel to The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu today. This series has been translated from Chinese and The Three-Body Problem won Hugo award.

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June Reading Wrap Up

June was a pretty good reading month for me. I read some books which were on my May TBR and few other books which were not on any of my earlier TBRs. I just picked whatever caught my fancy. I read a total of 9 books but most of them were small in size.

Here are the books that I read in June –

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Startide Rising – Book Review

I will be attending Baycon this year which is a Bay Area Science Fiction Convention. I heard about this convention when I attended Worldcon last year. David Brin is going to be attending the convention and there are multiple panels that he will be taking part in. I thought this would be a perfect time to read one of his novels. I read Startide Rising which is the second book in his Uplift novels. It seems you can skip the first book and directly jump onto the second book in the series. Both the second part and third part in this series won Hugo awards.

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Standalone Fantasy Novels

Most of the time when we come across a fantasy novel, it will be part of some series. There are hardly any standalone fantasy novels written. I sometimes prefer standalone novels as these days I don’t have enough time to sit and finish 8-10 books of 1200 pages each. Life has gotten so busy that it is difficult for me to focus on any book which is longer than 500 pages these days.

Here are some standalone fantasy novels that I have read or would like to read in the near future.

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Wyrd and Wonder: TBR

I am joining Imyril and some other wonderful bloggers on a journey through fantasy land this May as part of Wyrd and Wonder. If you would like to sign up or find out more details about this blogging event, please check out this post.

It’s still April 30th night in US but it is already May 1st in all the other parts of the world so I am posting this anyway.

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