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“With a plot that starts out as the rough life of a young agent in Hollywood and rapidly metamorphoses into B-movie territory as a remarkably intelligent first-contact yarn, this book is absurd, funny, and satirically perceptive.”
--Booklist on Agent to the Stars
“If Stephen King were to try his hand at science fiction, he’d be lucky to be half as entertaining as John Scalzi.”
--Dallas Morning News on The Ghost Brigades
I enjoyed this book very much and recommend it highly.
It was truly a "could not put it down" reading experience for me. Read more
I really enjoy the Scalzi/Wheaton combo in audiobooks. Wil Wheaton's voice plus the quirky comedy and interesting science fiction of Scalzi make sure these audiobooks do NOT put... Read morePublished 24 days ago by PWDecker
You hire an agent! Tom Stein is a mid-level agent with a big firm in Hollywood. A meeting with the head of his agency results in a new client, Joshua, a representative of an... Read morePublished 28 days ago by JB
Filled with wry wit about Hollywood, starlets, and Borscht Belt aliens. But let's not forget a storyline that moves briskly and makes sense.Published 1 month ago by Edgar Mcculloch III
I classify this a a light read. I enjoyed it, but nothing stood out as remarkable. Conversely, nothing stood out as poorly done either. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jeffery D. Hiatt
Seldom have I enjoyed a romp of a book more. This is not deep stuff, yet it's not totally frivolous either. I had a ball reading this, and I also respect this writer. Read morePublished 1 month ago by deepwater
John Scalzi is one of the up and coming SF writers of our age based on his acclaim and awards as both a fanwriter and a professional writer. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gregory Alan Wingo
Fun, full of humor and some cool characters. I can see it made into a cool little comedy. Makes me respect the author for his first stab at a novelPublished 2 months ago by arik czerniak