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    Thread: Currently reading?
Post: Currently reading?

Just finished the first two volumes of Stephen Baxter's Manifold series - "Time" and "Space". Some of the best "hard" SF I've read in a long time. Just a word of warning though, it's not for the faint...
Mouse Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 345 27,223 July 12th, 2004, 08:55 AM
    Thread: Currently reading?
Post: Currently reading?

Next up is "Tetrarch" by Ian Irvine, then if it all goes to plan it will be "Ilium" by Dan Simmons, followed by "The Sundering" by Walter Jon Williams. I've also got "The Omega Expedition" by Brian S...
Mouse Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 345 27,223 March 10th, 2004, 02:33 PM
    Thread: Currently reading?
Post: Currently reading?

Quote:Originally posted by knivesout I've seen it around and was vaguely considerig picking it up. Where did it fall short? It's a near future detective/thriller type book that seems to me to have ...
Mouse Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 345 27,223 March 4th, 2004, 03:53 AM
    Thread: Currently reading?
Post: Currently reading?

As previously mentioned "The Cassandra Complex" by Brian Stableford has now been and gone with scarcely a ripple of interext in it's passing :) I'm now reading"Geomancer" by Ian Irvine. Much more enj...
Mouse Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 345 27,223 March 3rd, 2004, 05:14 PM
    Thread: Is there a way to become a moderator in this forum or any others?
Post: Is there a way to become a moderator in this forum...

Quote:Originally posted by RobRoy Was there something specifically that you liked in their rules that you didn't like in our own? Nope - I just posted it as an example specifically with regard to M...
Mouse Forum Feedback and Issues 29 1,845 February 24th, 2004, 01:26 PM
    Thread: Who is your favourite Star Trek woman?
Post: Who is your favourite Star Trek woman?

Chase Masterson. Call me shallow....... "Mouse - you're shallow!!!!" I'll get me coat :bg:
Mouse Star Trek 159 14,361 February 23rd, 2004, 04:41 PM
    Thread: Currently reading?
Post: Currently reading?

I did a slightly fuller review of "The Scar" on page 7 here. Btw, if any Mod/Admin feels I'm breaking any rules/etiquette by linking to another Forum, feel free to nuke this :)
Mouse Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 345 27,223 February 23rd, 2004, 04:11 PM
    Thread: Is there a way to become a moderator in this forum or any others?
Post: Is there a way to become a moderator in this forum...

Actually, I've always kind of liked the "New World Order" rules on Home of the Underdogs. It contains a lot of sense and has been used as the basis for a lot of Forum's Terms of Service (or equivalent...
Mouse Forum Feedback and Issues 29 1,845 February 23rd, 2004, 01:45 PM
    Thread: Currently reading?
Post: Currently reading?

Quote:Originally posted by knivesout Oh, no! BIG dissapointmemt or just he could have done better? Have you read Veniss Underground, btw? Big disappointment. His editor should have pulled him as...
Mouse Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 345 27,223 February 23rd, 2004, 01:33 PM
    Thread: Currently reading?
Post: Currently reading?

Quote:Originally posted by knivesout I have finally gotten hold of China Mievelle's Perdido treet Station and so far, it is is extremely good! IMHO, "Perdido Street Station" is a future classic, it...
Mouse Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 345 27,223 February 23rd, 2004, 03:48 AM
    Thread: Phillip K. Dick
Post: Phillip K. Dick

I recently read Second Variety which is a collection of some of his earliest works including the "Screamers" base material. Bearing in mind that these short stories are around 50 years old, I was impr...
Mouse Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 36 3,100 February 22nd, 2004, 04:46 AM
    Thread: Currently reading?
Post: Currently reading?

Lord Soho by Richard Calder Utterly dire. He may be a gifted lexicographer, but as an author he is almost unreadable. Think of the worst excesses of Virconium crossed with Ghormenghast and you've got ...
Mouse Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors 345 27,223 February 21st, 2004, 07:41 PM