Joe Beernink


  After reading the previous book in this series, Shadow Puppets, I was a little reluctant to pick this book up.  I did it because my wife said it was better, and I have a nagging case of OCD which means no series goes unread once I start it. Shadow of the Giant is the completion of the Julian Delphinki (aka Bean) storyline in the Ender’s Game series. There is a power… Read More

One of my all time favorite books is Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card.  He also wrote one of my least favorite books, Empire.  Shadow Puppets falls somewhere in between, though slides more towards the Empire class than Ender’s Game. Card followed up the Ender storyline with a whole series of books about the hero, Ender, and then another series about one of Ender’s Jeesh, Bean.  This ‘Shadow’ series includes two books… Read More