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Roy Adams

roytoo@ramblingreaders.org

Joined 1 year, 2 months ago

I mainly read sci-fi, mystery, some suspense/horror and the occasional non-fiction.

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2024 Reading Goal

38% complete! Roy Adams has read 20 of 52 books.

Linda Nagata: Limit of vision (2002, Tor) 4 stars

A beautiful young scientist lies dead in a top-secret laboratory, a victim of an illegal …

Great story about biotechnology and unplanned consequences

5 stars

Bioengineered human neurons give Virgil and his scientific collaborators enhanced cognitive abilities. But then things start going wrong and Virgil slips away from the authorities in pursuit. Soon Virgil and the world find that the technology doesn't want to be contained.

Nick Harkaway: Titanium Noir (2023, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 5 stars

Cal Sounder is a detective working for the police on certain very sensitive cases. So …

Very engaging noir tale

5 stars

An engaging noir tale set in a world where a Titan treatment makes a person larger and practically immortal. Cal operates as a detective working with police to solve cases involving Titans.

Elizabeth Bear: Stone Mad (EBook, 2018) 5 stars

Karen Memory is back with a tale about spiritualists, magicians, con-men, and an angry lost …

Great second entry in the Karen Memory series

5 stars

After the harrowing events is the first Karen Memory book Karen and Priya have moved on to new careers. But they still find themselves in trouble. A great second story in the series with lots of action and character development.

Thien Pham: Family Style (2023, Roaring Brook Press, First Second) 5 stars

Moving graphic novel about Thein Pham's immigration from Vietnam to the United States

5 stars

My daughter recommended I read this and I'm very glad I did. Thein tried the story of his family's immigration from Vietnam to the United States in moving way with strong impact.