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    China Brotsky - 7 years ago Reply

    Hi Mal, i’ve always loved your reviews and now I love your site. Just wanted to let you know that some of the links are broken in the faq about what are the most read reviews. For example I tried to get to favorit sci fi and that seemed broken.
    take care,

      Mal Warwick - 7 years ago Reply

      Thank you so much, China! I’ll bet these broken links are one of the prices I had to pay for the move to a new site. I’ll take a look.

      All the best,


      Magdalene Varland - a couple of years ago Reply

      thanks for sharing this information.have shared this link with others keep posting such information..

      Graciela Grgurevic - a few months ago Reply

      Thanks for the sensible critique. Me & my neighbor were just preparing to do a little research on this. We got a grab a book from our local library but I think I learned more clear from this post. I’m very glad to see such wonderful info being shared freely out there.

    Deb Nelson - 7 years ago Reply

    New site looks great, but what I really love is your new book (Business Solution to Poverty). It’s a very smart, honest take on what’s not worked in the past, and what will work moving forward. Thank you (and Paul)!

    Joanne Meredith - 4 years ago Reply

    Could not ‘contact’ using the contact box.
    Just wanted to thank you for not including The Martian in your list of favorite scifi. I LOVE science fiction but as we drove across the country moving from NC to CA we listened to it as a book on tape and it nearly put me to sleep, not a good idea while driving. I loved the movie, it was a good story but the science was so flawed.
    Glyphus publishes scientific fiction that I think you would find list worthy. Veteran science writer Dennis Meredith creates his science thrillers based on his decades of experience working at leading research universities such as Cornell, MIT and Caltech.

      Mal Warwick - 4 years ago Reply

      I have no idea which post of mine you’re referring to. I read and loved The Martian. I can understand that it could put you to sleep, because it was full of engineering details. You say the science was flawed, but others have disagreed. I have no way to judge.

      I checked out Dennis Meredith’s books on Amazon. None of them appealed to me. And, BTW, it was clear that his writing was not based exclusively on hard science.

    Chris Buuza - 4 years ago Reply

    Hi Mal, thanks for your Social responsibilities and Concern towards the Poor and de Environment! I have fallen in Love with your blog!

    Regenia Muehl - 3 years ago Reply

    Howdy just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The text in your post seem to be running off the screen in Ie. I’m not sure if this is a format issue or something to do with browser compatibility but I thought I’d post to let you know. The layout look great though! Hope you get the problem fixed soon. Many thanks

    Melvin Kurk - 3 years ago Reply

    Hy everyone. I love good sci fi books and i thought to tell you my experience. We have found a lot scifi on a library. You can search every single book. In this moment I enjoy reading and its awesome . Recommend everyone read this one. Anyway I just adore to read great sci fi books.

    Buford Ahmad - 3 years ago Reply

    Hi. I just came across your site and i wanted to share my thoughts with you. I love this site and also i am a bookaholic and i read all i can. For example in this moment i read

      Mal Warwick - 3 years ago Reply

      I read and reviewed that book, too. Thought it was excellent.

    Rekalit - 3 years ago Reply

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    Rachel Stinson - 3 years ago Reply


    Just dropping in a quick line to ask, May I send some amazing ideas your way for an article (Guest Post) to be published on your website

    If you like my suggested ideas, I can provide you with high-quality FREE CONTENT/ARTICLE.
    In return, I would expect just a favor of a backlink from within the main body of the article.

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      Mal Warwick - 3 years ago Reply

      Thanks, but no thanks. I don’t use guest posts except on rare occasions by invitation only. Very rare occasions.


    John Touchton - a couple of years ago Reply

    Mal, have you read any of Charles Portis’ novels? I have often wondered why he is seldom, if ever, mentioned in lists of humorous novels. The Dog of the South and Masters of Atlantis are two of the funniest books that I have ever read. Thanks, John.

      Mal Warwick - a couple of years ago Reply

      Thanks for the tip. I’ll check him out. The name is vaguely familiar to me, so I may actually have read one of his books, though a very long time ago.

        John Touchton - a couple of years ago Reply

        I should have mentioned that Charles Portis is the author of True Grit.

    Lance Packer - 9 months ago Reply

    You might want to scan your website since my security app just blocked accessing your FAQ page because it was infected. I tried to send this in your regular contact form several times but got an error message. Might be related?


      Mal Warwick - 9 months ago Reply

      Thank you! I’ve forwarded your comment to the IT person I consult with.

    Steve Haberman - 7 months ago Reply

    I’ve written a WW2 spy thriller, Winston Churchill’s Renegade Spy that might interest you. It’s 1940. Hitler’s military has conquered France and is set on taking on Britain. A Churchill envoy secretly flies to Zurich. There he meets with an ex-New York City detective and disgraced Churchill bodyguard. His plea: help hunt down a German spy in the prime minister’s government who would aid the Nazi invasion of the island-nation. A complimentary review copy in mobi or epub format is available. Thanks Steve

      Mal Warwick - 7 months ago Reply

      Thanks, Steve. I’ll put it on the list. But the list is very long.

    Vincent Lenihan - a few months ago Reply

    Hi Mal,

    Contact form seems not to work, so please allow me to post here.

    I understand you rarely agree to review books, and your list is long, but I hope you don’t mind my asking. I’ve read several of your reviews, and your review about Ramez Naam’s Nexus caught my attention. My new novel, Mercury, is a technothriller involving neuroscience, cybernetics, and robotics, and has a similar feel to Nexus. I thought it might appeal to you.

    Please allow me to send you a free paperback or ebook copy of Mercury. If you can spare the time, an honest review (no matter how critical) would be greatly appreciated. This is by no means an obligation — the book is yours, review or not.

    Thank you for taking the time to read this.


      Mal Warwick - a few months ago Reply

      Thank you for reporting the problem with the contact form.

      I appreciate your getting in touch, but I’m in the process of trying to cut down on my TBR queue and can’t add to it. Sorry. There are just too many books to read!


        Vincent Lenihan - a few months ago Reply


        No problem. Looking forward to reading your future reviews. They’ve influenced my reading list over the years.


    Michael Mckinney - a few months ago Reply

    Thank you, Mr. Warwick.
    I’ve written a work of Science Fiction that I’m trying to get reviewed. Its title is “The Invitation A Journey into Mankind’s Future” by Michael Mckinney. I fully understand that you’re likely very busy with time at a premium so perhaps you can suggest another possibility.

    This is a “first contact” story that begins with the dramatic appearance of an alien craft at the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics in Miami, Florida with no less than the President of the United States in attendance with hundreds of millions watching the festivities on live television. In essence, it’s a cautionary tale about the danger of rapid global warming as seen and told inimitably by an extra-terrestrial automaton called a “Linesion”. There are no over the top “Star Wars” style battle scenes. I tried to describe the likely scenario of how such a momentous event might take place which is far more difficult than scenes of planet ripping chaos. I believe in this work and wouldn’t offer to forward it to you if I didn’t. Thank you again for your time Mr. Warwick. Michael <Mckinney

      Mal Warwick - a few months ago Reply

      So sorry, Michael. Unfortunately, I have far too much to read, and even if I agreed to take a look at your book, it might be months or even years before I could get to it. There are three million books published every year, and no one can hope to read even the tiniest fraction of them.


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