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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 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 5 days 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 7 days 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by arik czerniak
Light, amusing and very well written. I am a big fan of whimsy, but - if you're not - this might not be your thing. Read morePublished 1 month ago by sharyn
Scalzi had me laughing out loud making people look at me like i was crazy.Published 1 month ago by Mark T. Valente
Love John Scalzi. Fun book--funny as usual!
Scalzi however starts much stronger than he finishes--seems to draft at the end of his novels. But well worth the read.