Book Review: The Last Colony

John Scalzi’s The Last Colony completes the trilogy begun by his award-winning Old Man’s War. In this book, we return to John Perry’s 1st person perspective, which is quite nice, since that’s where the story began. The Last Colony finds Perry...

Book Review: The Ghost Brigades

It’s official: John Scalzi is one of my new favorite writers. Why? Because he is almost singlehandedly drawing me back to the fold of science fiction readers. Heinlein too. I’ve been a die-hard fantasy reader my whole life, but stopped reading sci-fi after...

Book Review: Old Man’s War

Old Man’s War, by John Scalzi, does a remarkable thing: it entertains and takes the reader into a complete and fascinating science fiction world, while at the same time addressing issues of humanity, how we determine our own identity, and the utility of war....

Book Review: Fuzzy Nation

Fuzzy Nation, by John Scalzi, is a reboot of the novel Little Fuzzy, by H. Beam Piper. I have not yet read Piper’s book, but I just completed Fuzzy Nation. It is a surprising read. If you are one of the millions who frequent Scalzi’s blog, Whatever, you...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series