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Book Review: Starfinder: Pact Worlds

Starfinder:  Pact Worlds, by Pazio One thing that is important when one is looking at a game is to gain a sense of place about the world that one is supposed to be playing in.  At times, as is the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Starfinder: Alien Archive

Starfinder:  Alien Archive, by Paizo This particular book is an interesting one, although I wish I would have read it in a different order than I did, as there was another book in the series that would have made this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Traveller Core Rulebook

Traveller Core Rulebook, by Gareth Hanrahan When I am reviewing a book like this for a game that I am unfamiliar with, my main question is whether or not this sort of guide makes me want to play the game … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Am Neil Armstrong

I Am Neil Armstrong, by Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos Whether or not Neil Armstrong can qualify as heroic for being an astronaut, it is at least clear that he made one small step for a man but one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figure:  The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win The Space Race, by Margot Lee Shetterly Although I watched the movie that was based on an early version of this book when … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Hidden Figures

Recently I saw a hilarious trailer for this film where an obviously intelligent woman with glasses was being interrogated by a bureaucrat played ably by Kevin Costner where she had to defend herself against accusations that she was a Russian … Continue reading

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Book Review: How I Killed Pluto And Why It Had It Coming

How I Killed Pluto And Why It Had It Coming, by Mike Brown As a self-professed and longtime fan of the planetoid Pluto [1], whose first ever remembered foray into writing other people regarded that particular eccentric icy planet, this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Salvage Trouble

Salvage Trouble (Black Ocean: Mission One), by J.S. Morin [Note: This book was provided free of charge by the author in exchange for an honest review.] About the best thing that can be said for this sub-Firefly story of misfits … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: Infinity Beckoned

Infinity Beckoned: Adventuring Through The Solar System, 1969-1989, by Jay Gallentine Everyone who knows me knows that I am at least a little bit of a space cadet, hopefully in a good way, so when I was reminded to request … Continue reading

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Book Review: Of A Fire On The Moon

Of A Fire On The Moon, by Norman Mailer This book was given to me by a coworker who remarked that Mailer’s body of work is highly uneven in quality and that this book is considered to be among his … Continue reading

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