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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
Previously I have read Scalzi’s books Red Shirts and Fuzzy Nation and really enjoyed them all. This was another hilarious, yet sincere book by Scalzi...I enjoyed it a lot. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Karissa Eckert
Dare I say better than 'Old Man's War'? The humour, the writing, the story: excellent! About to try his 'Human Division' and hoping for more of the same, let's see:)Published 12 days ago by Zebidia
Very enjoyable story and likable and charming characters, with some light philosophical underpinnings, and sharp satire of Hollywood. This would make a fun movie.Published 16 days ago by Gilda Povolo
There is a certain level of comedic brilliance in the idea of a Hollywood agent helping an alien race with an image problem before the aliens can make a (hopefully peaceful) first... Read morePublished 22 days ago by Gamma Mouse
Great read, along the lines of "Hitchhikers Guide To the Galaxy". A pleasant suprise after reading his other SF offerings. Read morePublished 23 days ago by swede
If aliens monitor our communications, they certainly wouldnt be dumb enough to land on the White House lawn. They saw that movie. So they get a Hollywood agent. Omg!Published 29 days ago by Amazon Customer
I totally enjoyed this story. A fun story from beginning to end. Fantasy with a science fiction theme and enough in it to make into a movie. Read morePublished 29 days ago by batman
This is fun stuff; well written and funny but it is incredible how touching it can be!
Awesome. Didn't know who Scalzi was, but I'll stick with him!
My dad and I both read it on vacation and laughed out loud some many times I couldn't give it any less than 5 stars. Would recommend this book to anyone. Easy and a very fun read!Published 1 month ago by Matthew Hei