Summer Frost

Riley, a video game developer in the not-too-distant future, discovers that a non-playable character (NPC) in her game has gone rogue.  The character, dubbed Max, has developed its own intelligence.  Fascinated by this development, Riley becomes obsessed with nurturing and advancing Max to its ultimate potential. Blake Crouch has already released what will probably be…

Recursion

Where do I even begin with this one? If you could place your current consciousness back into your younger self, what would you change?  Would you ask out that girl?  Save a loved one from tragedy?  Would you pull a Biff Tannen and amass a fortune betting on horse racing?  Blake Crouch’s Recursion is a…

Top 5 Reads in 2016

Dark Matter This book absolutely blew me away.  Given that people were rather secretive on the overall plot by throwing out testimonials like, “Just read this, you won’t regret it”, how could I pass it up?  Keeping in the tradition of the aforementioned praise, I will continue to refrain from spoiling the events in Crouch’s…