The Weekly Yaasss is a round-up of everything Reviews & Robots, and beyond! Get up to date on last week’s articles, find a few yaasss-worthy things in sci-fi for the week, and check out the upcoming books I’m adding to my reading list.
- Mecha Samurai Empire, by Peter Tieryas
- The Book of Dog, by Lark Benobi
- Irontown Blues, by John Varley
Books I Can’t Wait to Read
- Murderbot is BACK! I’m saddened by the fact that this is the final novella in the original series, but it’s epic, and I’m looking forward to finishing it. I’ll have a review up next week. Get it here.
- I’ve waited and waited to get started on a few books that sound amazing — and they’re all from Angry Robot. My goal is to read and review all of them this month. We’ll see if I can live up to my words:
Sci-Fi Related Articles That Caught My Eye
- Voyager 2 Is Getting Close to Interstellar Space (Popular Mechanics)
- It’s almost there! What do you think interstellar space holds? I’m hoping for some beacons pulled straight from Gate Crashers, but I’m assuming it’ll just be more planets and a lot of floating rocks.
- Japan Testing Miniature Space Elevator Near the International Space Station (Gizmodo)
- Finally, our dreams of elevators reaching into space are a glimmer in the eyes of some scientists. One day, we’ll be able to sit in a tiny box for fifty hours, rising through the atmosphere.
- Glimpse: How Electronic Tattoos Will Change The World – And Ourselves (Futurism)
- I’ve seen these in at least three books this year. I most definitely wouldn’t opt into this, but I could appreciate people walking around with Harry Potter moving photos on their arms and legs.
- Get Your First Glimpse of Spock in Newest Star Trek: Discovery Trailer! (Tor.com)
- Spock is here! I’m super excited for season 2 of Star Trek: Discovery. I loved the first season and I’m hoping they’ll rein in some of the wilder plot lines. We’ll see!
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