moonseed by stephen baxter review

Book Review: Moonseed by Stephen Baxter

Moonseed is a speculative science fiction novel written by Stephen Baxter. Originally published in 1999, Moonseed is part of a series of novels called the NASA Trilogy which also includes Voyage and Titan. These books explore the possibilities of the American Space Program if circumstances were slightly different. MOONSEED SUMMARY It Eats Planets. And It's Here. It starts when Venus explodes into...
my favourite art and design books of 2018

My Favourite Art and Design Books of 2018

Today I am going to share some of my favourite art and design books from 2018. In past years these posts have been more broad, focusing on fiction and non-fiction books. However this year I’ve found myself having less time for reading because of university. Coincidentally I have also bought myself more art books this year for that same reason. MY FAVOURITE ART AND DESIGN BOOKS OF 2018 Hand...

Am I Pretending To Be A Book Blogger?

A week ago I was in a Waterstones and came across a copy of The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon. This is not particularly surprising because it was close to the release date. But when I saw that book last week, it was on a shelf 5 days before the official release. Normally during occasions like this the book blogger in me would have had a tiny freak out moment in the store. Immediately buy the...

My Favourite Books of 2016

It's that time again for my favourite books of the year. Like always these are my favourite books I read this year, they weren't all published this year. Children of Time by Adrian Tchaikovsky. It's about spiders evolving to the point where they can fly rockets. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy by John le Carré. I watched the movie version of this before reading the book. And I watched it a good few...
cover of A Closed And Common Orbit by Becky Chambers

A Closed And Common Orbit by Becky Chambers

A Closed And Common Orbit is the second book in the Wayfarers series by Becky Chambers. This book is set in the same universe to The Long Way To A Small, Angry Planet. But is not a direct sequel and features a different cast of characters. The series is continued in Record Of A Spaceborn Few. A CLOSED AND COMMON ORBIT SUMMARY Lovelace was once merely a ship's artificial intelligence. When she...