Review: The “Old Man’s War” Series by John Scalzi

The first book I bought when I got my Kindle was John Scalzi’s Old Man’s War.  I had been told two things about it: that it was a counterpoint to Robert Heinlein’s Starship Troopers and that it was awesome. What I was not told, however, was that Old Man’s War was the first in a [...]

How I Shortlisted John Scalzi as a New Favorite Author

My lovely wife bought me a Kindle for Christmas.  It has rarely left my side since I opened the box.  Within the first six days of owning this most beloved Kindle, I finished three full books: Old Man’s War and The Ghost Brigades and The Last Colony by John Scalzi.  I have just begun the [...]

John Scalzi’s The God Engines – Free First Chapter

Today marks the release of John Scalzi’s newest book, The God Engines.  In order to promote it, Scalzi and Subterranean Press have released the first chapter of the novella for free. It’s a change from Scalzi’s military/political science fiction norm (which I’ve only recently discovered), but from what I can see, The God Engines’ dark [...]