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Afterparty by

Our protagonist helped create a drug that alters the brain so you feel a divine presence, and, if taken in high enough doses, can see and interact with it as well. It’s a very interesting idea, and the mystery around who has put this drug, never approved for release, on the street is what drives – Read the rest of this review

Fatal System Error by

I work in the tech industry and have an interest in cybercrime, especially tales from the front lines. I put some of that down to Cliff Stoll’s excellent account — still the best book I’ve read on the subject. This professed to detail the story of the hunt for shadowy crime lords who use the – Read the rest of this review

Before the Fall by

I have absolutely no idea where I got the recommendation for this book, but wherever it was deserves some credit. The book tells the tale of a private jet that crashes into the ocean, with only two survivors: a four-year-old boy, who stands to inherit millions, and an unknown painter. Together, they make the seemingly – Read the rest of this review

Raising Steam by

I approached this book — the last of the Discworld series Terry was able to write before his untimely death — with some trepidation, in part because I was saving it, like you would a vintage wine. Terry’s books are lumped into the categories of fantasy and comedy, two genres that don’t always get the – Read the rest of this review