Book Review: Seven Surrenders (Book 2 of Terra Ignota Series); by Ada Palmer

Book Review Seven Surrenders, by Ada Palmer Science Fiction; Speculative Fiction 5 Stars Book two in the Terra Ignota series, Seven Surrenders was a fantastic follow-up to Too Like the Lightning.  More kernels of information about the nuances of the peaceful "utopian" culture, interlaced with interpretations of philosophies of old directly creating attitudes and behaviors... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Too Light the Lightning; by Ada Palmer

From the paperback back cover: Mycroft Canner is a convict. For his crimes he is required, as is the custom of twenty-fifth century, to wander the world being useful to all he meets. Carlyle Foster is a Senssayer - a spiritual counselor in a world that has outlawed the public practice of religion, but which... Continue Reading →

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