Tag: John Scalzi


Reading Challenges – Late September Update

 Reading Challenges Three Books Finished in September - Thirty-Eight for 2015! This afternoon I finished John Scalzi's The Last Colony It is the third book that I have read in September and the 38th book finished in 2015. The other two books finished this month are Better Than Before from Gretchen Rubin and Robert Ludlum's The Matarese Circle. I had planned to read both The Last Colony and Better Than Before. The two other books that I had planned to read for my reading challenges were Mayhem a historical fiction read and The Lost Triumph a nonfiction read about the Battle of Gettysburg.  While...


Fuzzy Nation – John Scalzi’s Reimagining of H. Beam Piper’s Little Fuzzy done well!

Little did I know when I sat down to read Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi, that the story of Fuzzy's story had been told before by H Beam Piper,in a very success trilogy starting with Little Fuzzy, and continuing in Fuzzy Sapiens and Fuzzies And Other People. (You can read more about H Beam Piper and his books at the H Beam Piper Memorial Website.). Even if I knew that the story was an update of these books, I don't think that it would have hurt Scalzi's marvelous re-imagining of their tale! Fuzzy Nation is the tale of Jack Holloway...