SRP Reviews 2012
SRP Reviews by patrons
Bantam of the opera / written and illustrated by Mary Jane Auch.
This is one in her bed and breakfast series and enjoyed it because it's such light summer reading. I feel I know these people and could check in tomorrow... more
Blue Mars / Kim Stanley Robinson.
The third book in Robinson's lengthy trilogy about the colonization of Mars. The books form a "future history" covering a time span of several hundred years from the first expeditions to an independent world of several million people. I enjoyed reading the books, but some people might find Robinson's detailed technical explanations a little dry. He goes into quite a bit of detail about how the colonization and terraformng "was" accomplished though he has to invent some pretty amazing (and to my mind, slightly implausible) advances in genetics, physics, computer science, materials sciences, and others) But it makes a great story and you can really identify with the characters and personalities.... more