Reach for the Stars

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey On the Asteroid Belt colony of Ceres Detective Joe Miller is assigned a case that his superiors (and those higher up the pecking order) would prefer be handled quietly, and with as much delicacy as possible. Detective Miller is to...

Just a Thought

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius From the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, emperor of the Roman Empire from 161 to 180 AD: For a man can lose neither the past nor the future; for how can one take from him that which is not his? So remember these two points: first, that...

God is Dead, But We Can Fix That

Three Parts Dead by Max Gladstone Kos the Everburning is dead. The patron god of the city of Alt Columb, who’s divine power provides heat and power not only for the citizens of his chosen city but for countless other cities and nations beside has died and...

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité!

The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Christo by Tom Reiss 1789 to 1799, a turbulent decade in the history of France and a period that would bring great social changes and political upheaval that would be felt far beyond that...

That Old Time Religion

American Gods by Neil Gaiman Ex-con Shadow Moon has nowhere to go and nothing to look forward to. The wife, the job, and the quiet life that were supposed to be waiting for him have all been ripped away in a single tragic car accident. On his way to his wife’s...
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