All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries

All Systems Red: The Murderbot Diaries

Our main character is charming bot who would rather watch soap operas than engage with his human companions. The story is action packed and entertaining. I’m looking forward to more installations. What I didn’t like (and neither did half of the internet)...
Noir

Noir

I think Christopher Moore started out to write a hard-boiled detective novel set in the late forties, but he’s Christopher Moore. And the end result is delightful, funny, full of creative turns of phrase and the weirdest blend of pop culture references and...
Super Powereds

Super Powereds

Drew Hayes takes a look at a world where super heroes with amazing powers actually exists. What would training be like. Could anyone with powers be a super hero or would you need a certification program? What about super villains? There are four books in this series...
Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach is an entertaining author who makes the science of humans in war both fascinating and humorous. I thought I wouldn’t enjoy this as I didn’t really like the idea of delving into weapons technology, but this book is about the things that help...
The Bobiverse

The Bobiverse

I’m pretty sure if you’d told me I’d like a book that starts with a guy dying, then waking up as a disembodied artificial intelligence I would have scoffed. Yet, these books are great! Funny, full of action, and lots of creative problem solving....