SF/F Review – The Kaiju Preservation Society

The Kaiju Preservation Society, by John Scalzi Synopsis: A grad student joins a secret govt organization that studies kaiju in an alternate-dimension Earth. Hijinks ensue. Book Review: The synopsis basically covers it. This is exactly what you’d expect from a light action-comedy written by Scalzi. His humor is snarky, his wit is acerbic. Everyone expresses the sort of New York comradery that used to be called “bro culture” where light ribbing of each other is a sign of affection, and is taken in stride by all. The protagonist is an everyman doing his best to make it in life while not forgetting to have fun. The antagonist is casually despicable and easy to hate, so we really root for him to lose hard.

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