I Recently Finished Reading: The Rolling Stones

This was different from Heinlein's other youth books. Usually, when I read one of Heinlein's YA books, there's a definite protagonist (usually a character who's a little too perfect), and a definite goal or obstacle that needs to be achieved/overcome. The stories are straightforward, and the complexity of the books comes through the ideas presented … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: The Rolling Stones

I Recently Finished Reading: Farnham’s Freehold

When I finished reading this book, I was a little torn. For the most part, I really liked the ideas and the story, but I also wasn't too fond of the characters. I still haven't decided if I actually liked the book. The book divides pretty neatly into four sections, which I'll call the prologue, … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Farnham’s Freehold

I Recently Finished Reading: Between Planets

This was a really quick read. I listened to the audiobook, and got through the whole thing in less than 24 hours. Like a lot of Heinlein's youth books, it's pretty straightforward, but has quite a bit of depth. I always find it interesting to read Heinlein's books because his science can be horrifically outdated. … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Between Planets