“Second Foundation” by Isaac Asimov

Over the past couple months I’ve been participating in a groupread of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy with a group of other bloggers.  As we finish each book, I like to take the time to post a regular spoiler-free review for anyone who hasn’t been following along with the discussions. “Second Foundation” is the third bookRead more

Second Foundation Groupread, Part II

This week marks the conclusion of the Second Foundation groupread (hosted by Carl from Stainless Steel Droppings).  Time certainly has flown! The following post/discussion will contain spoilers.  I’ll be posting a spoiler-free review of Second Foundation later in the week for anyone who hasn’t been following along. 1.  Now that the trilogy is over, discussRead more

Second Foundation Groupread, Part I

Welcome to the first half of the groupread of Second Foundation, which is a part of The 2012 Science Fiction Experience hosted by Stainless Steel Droppings.  Over the past month, we’ve been working our way through Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy, which won the 1966 Hugo Award for Best All-Time Series.  Thus far, “Second Foundation” is myRead more

“Foundation and Empire” Groupread, Part II

So this is a bit later in the day than I’d intended, but I spent a good portion of the weekend playing catch-up with my classes since my textbooks finally arrived.  I’m sleep deprived and mildly incoherent.  Fun times! Welcome to the conclusion of the Foundation and Empire Groupread.  Last week’s discussion can be foundRead more

Foundation and Empire Groupread, Part I

So this was supposed to be posted yesterday, but I mixed up the dates.  Oops.  I’ll be around to visit everyone’s blogs shortly! Over the past couple weeks, I was introduced to Asimov’s Foundation series during the groupread of The Foundation.  In “The Foundation,” a man named Hari Seldon predicts the demise of the GalacticRead more

“The Foundation” by Isaac Asimov

Over the past couple weeks, I’ve been participating in a groupread of Isaac Asimov’s “The Foundation.”  This is a short spoiler-free review of the book for anyone who hasn’t been reading along.  For further discussion, see The Foundation Groupread, Part I and The Foundation Groupread, Part II. Rather than having a central protagonist, Asimov instead features aRead more