BOOK REVIEW: The Farther Shore, by Christie Golden

Book Two of the Homecoming duology Part of the Litverse Focuses on the Voyager crew Published by Pocket Books in 2003 A domestic Space Opera 275 pages A virulent Borg plague spreads across the Earth. With corruption at the heart of Starfleet, only Janeway and her crew can save the planet. But they are scattered.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Farther Shore, by Christie Golden”

BOOK REVIEW: Homecoming, by Christie Golden

Book One of the Homecoming duology Part of the Litverse Focuses on the Voyager crew Published by Pocket Books in 2003 A domestic Space Opera 262 pages Captain Janeway has achieved the impossible. After seven years in the Delta Quadrant, she has brought her ship and her crew home safely. But the home they leftContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Homecoming, by Christie Golden”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Finalist Gut Reactions 1-4

These are my personal initial impressions of the SPSFC Finalists. These reactions are not necessarily indicative of the team’s overall rating, and are subject to change as I take a deeper look at each book. Full reviews and final team ratings will be posted once every judge has had the opportunity to read and discussContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Finalist Gut Reactions 1-4”

TBR & BEYOND: June 2022

As we hurtle towards the half-way point of the year, it’s time to re-examine our TBR stacks and decide what to read in the month of June. I’m making good progress on my various reading goals, so this month I might shake things up a little. Let’s talk TBR. TBR Aw, look at the poorContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: June 2022”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: May 2022

What a month it’s been. May was a good month both for general reading and the blog more specifically. I’ve had a record amount of posts, and a record number of views. There’s a lot to talk about, so let’s get straight to it. BOOK HAUL I bought a couple of books this month, butContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: May 2022”

BOOK REVIEW: Stolen Earth, by J. T. Nicholas

A standalone novel Published by Titan Books First published in 2021 A post-apocalyptic space opera SF 397 pages Old Earth has been destroyed. The ruins ruled over by unfettered Artificial Intelligences. Only an array of satellites prevents these deadly machines escaping into the Solar System. But while nothing comes out, one ship is about toContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Stolen Earth, by J. T. Nicholas”

BOOK REVIEW: Lesser Evil, by Timothy Zahn

Book Three of the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy Published by Del Rey in 2021 A Space Opera novel 548 pages The Chiss Ascendancy teeters on the brink of civil war. The enigmatic Jixtus prepares to lead an invasion of zealots intent on ‘enlightening’ the Chiss. In their path stands one officer: Thrawn. The odds are againstContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Lesser Evil, by Timothy Zahn”

BOOK REVIEW: Greater Good, by Timothy Zahn

Click here for more Star Wars content Book Two of the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy Published by Del Rey in 2021 A Space Opera novel 410 pages General Yiv has been defeated, and the immediate danger to the Chiss Ascendancy is over. But in the shadows, a new evil is at work. Because the mysterious JixtusContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Greater Good, by Timothy Zahn”

BOOK REVIEW: Chaos Rising, by Timothy Zahn

Click here for more Star Wars content Book One of the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy Published by Del Rey in 2020 A Space Opera novel 383 pages For generations, the Chiss Ascendancy has been an island of calm in a chaotic region of space. But now an enemy has set their eyes on the Ascendancy. RisingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Chaos Rising, by Timothy Zahn”

AUDIO REVIEW: The Terra Nostra

A Big Finish production Full cast, including Michael Keating, Sally Knyvette, Abigail Hinton, and Karl Howman Written by James Kettle, Peter Anghelides, and Robert Valentine Approximately 3 hours Released in December 2021 In a Federation rife with corruption, there are few groups as insidious as the Terra Nostra. Weapons, drugs, lives. There is nothing inContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: The Terra Nostra”