In typical David Mack fashion, the story in A Ceremony of Losses got off to a slow start, but the tension built rapidly towards the last third of the book.
Indeed, “the sky is falling” and “click this button to kill everybody” will hardly convince those who are skeptical of clickbaity conspiracy theories.
Some authors should never read their own books. This is one of them. I listened to the audio version of The Biggest Bluff (read by the author herself), and gawd, it’s awful. The narration is oozing with idolatry, like a wide-eyed schoolgirl seeing a unicorn for the first time. In the end, this book sounds… Read More »
Turned out How to Argue with a Cat is more gimmicky than I initially suspected. The writing is uninspiring and the points raised makes one go “duh!” or “huh?”.
It’s always a joy to read something from the original Star Trek series. The chemistry between Kirk, Spock, Bones and Scotty is undeniable, no matter who penned the story.
One of the biggest challenges with solving problems upstream is that it is exceedingly hard to prove causation.