Series Review – Safehold

the-safehold-series-volume-iby David Weber

If you’re looking for sci-fi novels featuring intricate politics, detailed world building and a society that has been brainwashed to believe technology is the work of the Devil then David Weber’s Safehold Series is for you! A word of warning – these are a slow read and it takes a while for the major actions to happen.

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Book Review – The Calculating Stars

index (8)Lady Astronaut Book 1 By Mary Robinette Kowal

Set in an alternate post WWII reality after a meteor wipes out much of the US East Coast and threatens to make Earth uninhabitable, leading to an acceleration of the Space Program as mankind’s last hope. Elma York is a genius mathematician and former WWII WASP pilot who has to fight for the rights of women and coloured people to join the space program and contribute to mankind’s survival. The Calculating Stars tells the story of a strong smart woman and her struggle to overcome anxiety, discrimination, and the unwillingness of people to work.

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Game Review – Subnautica

subnautica-cover-artSubnautica is an immersive underwater adventure, set in an open world RPG. You play as a stranded space explorer, the only person left alive after your ship crashed into planet 4546B. You need to search the planet, crafting equipment and solving puzzles to find out what happened and how to get off the planet. However, be careful, because there are monsters lurking in the dark.

Available on Xbox One and PS4

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