Kirkus Star
THE KIRKUS STAR
Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit




Series: Klaatu Diskos


THE KLAATU TERMINUS by Pete Hautman
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 8, 2014

"Stories aren't required to provide answers to the big questions they raise about faith, choice, identity and responsibility, but these deserve better than to be dismissed with an uncaring shrug. (Science fiction. 12-18)"
A dazzlingly imaginative science-fiction trilogy, spanning the rise and fall of religions, civilizations and the human race itself, deflates into an oddly pedestrian conclusion. Read full book review >
THE CYDONIAN PYRAMID by Pete Hautman
Released: May 14, 2013

"Hautman continues to write mind-expanding adventures and nail-biting suspense to probe big questions of faith, destiny and personal responsibility. The next book can't come soon enough. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
 Middle books in trilogies are tricky, but this taut science-fiction thriller pulls it off with panache. Read full book review >
THE OBSIDIAN BLADE by Pete Hautman
Released: April 1, 2012

"Part science fiction, part adventure, part mystery, but every bit engrossing; be sure to start the hold list for the sequel. (Science fiction. 12 & up) "
Vivid imagination and deft storytelling make for refreshing speculative fiction in this time-travel tale. Read full book review >