BOOK REVIEW: Last Full Measure, by Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 3 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Military SF Pages: 336 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 4/5   Following the devastating Xindi strike on Earth, Enterprise seeks out the alien aggressors. On this voyage they are armed with a new weapon, the MACOs, elite soldiers whoContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Last Full Measure, by Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels”

THE WISHLIST: Black Library 2021 Releases

Black Library have been printing Warhammer 40,000 tie-in fiction for over two decades now, and for the past few years have been making regular appearances on my TBR Tower. They put out dozens of books a year, around a third of which I would say are of interest to me. As well as hardbacks andContinue reading “THE WISHLIST: Black Library 2021 Releases”

BOOK REVIEW: New Earth, by Ben Bova

Publisher: Tor Genre: Hard SF Pages: 384 Publication Date: 2013 Verdict: 5/5   A small group of scientists land on a new planet, a paradise world much like Earth itself. But they are eighty years’ travel away from Earth, and no one is coming to help them. Exploring this strange new world, the scientists discoverContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: New Earth, by Ben Bova”

THE WISHLIST: Second Chances and Reexaminations

A little while ago I made a list of Heavy Hitters: Big names in the SF world that I wanted to try out. I started thinking of that list when I thought about authors I hadn’t read but wanted to, but as the list developed, I realised a lot of those names were authors I’dContinue reading “THE WISHLIST: Second Chances and Reexaminations”

BOOK REVIEW: RUR & War With the Newts, by Karel Čapek

-spoilers, but this was written a hundred years ago- Publisher: Gollancz Genre: Social SF Pages: 349 Publication Date: 1920 (RUR), 1936 (War With the Newts) Verdict: 4/5 (RUR), 1/5 (War With the Newts)   In RUR, the invention of robots leads to a new golden age for humanity, but when robots rebel, the future ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: RUR & War With the Newts, by Karel Čapek”

BOOK REVIEW: Orders of Battle, by Marko Kloos

-Hold up, this is a sequel! Find my review the first six books here- Series: Frontlines (#7) Publisher: 47North Genre: Military SF Pages: 260 Publication Date: 07/12/2020 Verdict: 4/5 Four years have passed since the Lankies were driven out of Earth’s solar system, and Andrew Grayson feels the worst may be behind him. But warContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Orders of Battle, by Marko Kloos”

BOOK REVIEW: The Expanse, by J.M. Dillard

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Based on a Screenplay By: Rick Berman & Brannon Braga Era: Enterprise, Seasons 2-3 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 247 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5   Earth has been attacked. A probe from regions unknown has devastated the western hemisphere. RecalledContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Expanse, by J.M. Dillard”

BOOK REVIEW: Daedalus’s Children, by Dave Stern

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 2 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 370 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 Stranded and held prisoner in a universe that is slowly poisoning them, Archer and the Enterprise crew find themselves being used as pawns in an alien war. But theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Daedalus’s Children, by Dave Stern”

BOOK REVIEW: Daedalus, by Dave Stern

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 2 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 326 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 While investigating a spatial anomaly, Enterprise is boarded by hostile alien soldiers. Watching helplessly, Trip and Hoshi escape, only to find themselves pulled into a war thatContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Daedalus, by Dave Stern”

AUDIO REVIEW: The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway, by Una McCormack

-You can find the rest of my Star Trek content by clicking here- -This review contains some minor spoilers. Proceed with caution- Era: Voyager Read By: Kate Mulgrew Genre: Space Opera Publisher: Tantor Audio Runtime: 8hrs 20m Release Date: 26/01/2021 Verdict: 4/5   Everyone knows the story of how Kathryn Janeway spent seven years lostContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: The Autobiography of Kathryn Janeway, by Una McCormack”