Monday Book Pick: Fuzzy Nation

Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi

When I first heard that John Scalzi wanted to do a reboot of H. Beam Piper‘s “Little Fuzzy“, it made my Sunday SciFi pick for 4/11/10. It’s out now, and I’ve read it (thanks Fred!), and I have to say it’s pretty damn good. Piper purists may yelp because there is no contra-grav, but it’s a bloody reboot! Expect change and embrace it. Scalzi clearly has serious SciFi author chops. He wouldn’t be my first choice for a reboot of Space Viking or Uller Uprising, but the Fuzzy books, sure. My top choice for Space Viking would be David Weber, and John Ringo for Uller Uprising.

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2 thoughts on “Monday Book Pick: Fuzzy Nation

  1. There have been three Space Viking sequels that I’ve seen. Two were written by a fan (these make Space Viking a trilogy), and the other by John F. Carr. The reviews on Amazon are better for the fan-fic.

    Those are on my list to read after I finish Rogue, Michael Williamson’s latest.

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