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Earth Awakens, Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston, Reviewed by Mike Phelps

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”right” asin=”B00W8RJQY4″ cloaking=”default” height=”123″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/B1mDvWPXW6S._SL160_.png” tag=”superversivesf-20″ width=”160″] Earth Awakens, Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston Mike Phelps Earth Awakens is the finale of the First Formic War trilogy, but also serves retroactively as the fertile ground from which Card’s classic Ender’s Game series springs. Prequels can be funny because… Keep Reading

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Review, Armada by Ernest Cline, reviews by Mike Phelps

[easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0804137250″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Wcvrk9laL.jpg” tag=”superversivesf-20″ width=”329″]Armada takes the position that the “alien invasion of Earth” scenario is played and long overdue for a tongue-in-cheek send up. A high school senior named Zack, is a gifted gamer, specializing in POV shooter games that simulate air-to-air combat. Zack’s hold on… Keep Reading

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