Science Fiction Book Review Podcast
Science Fiction Book Review Podcast
Luke Burrage
Luke Burrage reads a science fiction novel and reviews it when he's done. Then he reads another.
SFBRP #541 – Adrian Tchaikovsky  – The Expert System’s Brother & Champion – Expert System #1 & 2
Luke read three novellas by Adrian Tchaikovsky, catches up with Juliane and explains why they are all about 3.75 on the enjoyment scale. They are: Walking to Aldebaran, The Expert System’s Brother, and The Expert System’s Champion. Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage Discuss this book […]
May 4
19 min
SFBRP #540 – Karin Tidbeck – Amatka
Luke and Juliane review Amatka by Karin Tidbeck, then discuss the five star concepts and themes trapped within this two star novel. Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage Discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off […]
Apr 21
1 hr 8 min
SFBRP #539 – Jacqueline Harpman – I Who Have Never Known Men
I Who Have Never Known Men by Jacqueline Harpman (with The Child as the main character) is the post-apocalyptic-novel-featuring-a-protagonist-without-a-proper-name that Luke has been waiting for, following the double-disappointment of The Road (featuring The Man and The Boy) and The Bear (featuring The Man and The Girl). Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support […]
Apr 4
37 min
SFBRP #538 – Herman Melville – Moby-Dick
Luke finally finished Moby-Dick by Herman Melville and wants to talk to Juliane about how it’s the best written worst novel. Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage Discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my […]
Mar 30
1 hr 9 min
SFBRP #537 – Andrew Krivak – The Bear
On the episode following The Road, Luke talks to Juliane about The Bear by Andrew Krivak, and how it’s playing off the themes and story of Cormac McCarthy’s novel. Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage Discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke writes his own novels, like […]
Mar 19
49 min
SFBRP #536 – Cormac McCarthy – The Road
Luke was left bored and disappointed by The Road by Cormac McCarthy. He tells Juliane why he stopped reading half way through, and it wasn’t because he was depressed with the contents, but instead depressed by how bad it was written. Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support Luke and Juliane financially via […]
Mar 18
48 min
SFBRP #535 – Alexander C Kane – Scum of the Earth
Luke talks to Juliane about Scum of the Earth, the new Audible Original by Alexander C Kane about alien invasion collaborators. Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage Discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my […]
Mar 3
30 min
SFBRP #534 – Alastair Reynolds – Machine Vendetta – Prefect Dreyfus Emergency #3
Luke and Juliane review Machine Vendetta by Alastair Reynolds, a book they mostly enjoyed, but spend the whole podcast trying to work out why there weren’t fully satisfied. Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage Discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding […]
Feb 23
59 min
SFBRP #533 – Virtual Voice Narration in 2024
Luke reviews Artifact by Joshua James, but actually he wants to have an in-depth discussion with Juliane about Audible’s new Virtual Voice Narration technology, what it sounds like now, and what it means for the future of audiobook production and listening. Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support Luke and Juliane financially via […]
Feb 11
1 hr 30 min
SFBRP #532 – Ursula K LeGuin – Rocannon’s World – Hainish Cycle #1
Luke tells Juliane about Rocannon’s World, which was Ursula K LeGuin’s first novel, and the first book in the Hainish Cycle. Luke on Mastodon: @lukeburrage@masto.nu Juliane on Mastodon: @JuKuBerlin@mastodon.social Support Luke and Juliane financially via Patreon.com/lukeburrage Discuss this book at Goodreads.com Luke writes his own novels, like “Minding Tomorrow”, “Combat”, “Get that rat off my […]
Feb 4
42 min
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