REBLOG REVIEW: Skylights by Luther M Siler

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Skylights is the first full-length novel from Luther M. Siler, and it’s a perfect fun, quick summer sci-fi read.  Journalist Gabriel Southern has been mysteriously chosen for a private mission to Mars.  The goal? Find out what happened to the last mission.

The first part of the book, the preparation for the trip to Mars, unabashedly revels in details about the cutting-edge technology of the year 2027.  There’s a lot of explanation, but it’s not tedious; in fact it’s rather joyous, and it was pleasant to read a story that was so tech-positive as opposed to the myriad dystopias/post-apocalyptic sci-fi on the market.

When the crew reaches Mars, the suspense kicks in.  There were for sure a couple of parts that got my heart racing.  The story has some creative twists, so just enjoy the ride.

The book is not too long and I never felt it drag.  The…

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