I Recently Finished Reading: Rocket Ship Galileo

I was about a third of the way through this book when I started wondering when it was published. It was clear that it was one of Heinlein's earlier works, both because of the kind of technology he was describing in the book, as well as the social issues that Heinlein invariably brings up. I … Continue reading I Recently Finished Reading: Rocket Ship Galileo

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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 I always find it interesting to read Heinlein's books because his science can be horrifically outdated.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