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  • How are reviewers describing this item?
    short, funny, written, great and alien.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
  • Our engine has determined that the review content quality is high and informative.
  • Our engine has analyzed and discovered that 76.1% of the reviews are reliable.
  • This product had a total of 83 reviews as of our last analysis date on May 3 2020.
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BETA

Most positive reviewquestion

Great stories, easy to read and sadly too easy to burn through and get them all read. Love the characters and concepts.

Least positive reviewquestion

Inconsistency in quality of stories; just not best Scalzi work. Nevertheless, if you are in the mood for short, quirky stories...  Read More

Most authentic reviewquestion

These (very) short stories by John Scalzi are uniformly hilarious. And I do mean uniformly. Taken a little bit at a time, the...  Read More

Least authentic reviewquestion

In the Prologue to Miniatures, John Scalzi says that as a fiction writer he feels he has “two natural speeds: novel length … an...  Read More


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BETA

    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This collection is fun and some stories made me laugh, some made think and the entire collection made me kick myself for not getting the audible version when it was offered for free.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Stories are short and mostly humorous.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    That is until until i saw the poem as the last essay - lose the poem.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    By the time i read the later stories, i could fairly accurately predict what a story would be about, or what would be the conclusion.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    So, without further ado, he's a breakdown:alien animal encounters: ☆☆☆☆☆this story is told radio-host style and involves interviews with several beings on earth over their encounters with xenobiology.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Missives from possible futures #1: alternate history search results: ☆☆☆☆imagine a google-like search engine that specializes in performing web searches across the multiverses.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    That's what multiversity is (for a package deal of only $59.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Takes many, many cheap shots at phil collins.

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