BOOK REVIEW: To Lose the Earth, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#10) Publisher: Gallery Genre: Space Opera Pages: 352 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 5/5 Lieutenant Harry Kim is a man beset by problems. The love of his life is dying. His unborn daughter lives only thanks to aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: To Lose the Earth, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: The Battle of Corrin, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Legends of Dune (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 580 Publication Date: 2004 Verdict: 3/5   The Butlerian Jihad is almost at an end. With thinking machines driven back to the stronghold of Corrin, the allied human forces find themselvesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Battle of Corrin, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Architects of Infinity, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#9) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 384 Publication Date: 2018 Verdict: 4/5 Seeking to avoid further confrontation with the Krenim, Admiral Janeway leads the Full Circle Fleet in a scientific investigation of the sort StarfleetContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Architects of Infinity, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: The Machine Crusade, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: New English Library Series: Legends of Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 660 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 3/5 The Butlerian Jihad has commenced. Humanity fights a desperate battle for survival as the machines, and the evermind Omnius press on. As the interstellar armsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Machine Crusade, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: A Pocket Full of Lies, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#8) Publisher: Pocket Books/Time Travel Genre: Space Opera Pages: 381 Publication Date: 2016 Verdict: 3/5   Moving deeper into the unknown reaches of the Delta Quadrant, Voyager stumbles into a war between two species who claim theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A Pocket Full of Lies, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: Atonement, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#7) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 386 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 4/5 Admiral Janeway must stand trial for her crimes in the Delta Quadrant, but the odds are rigged against her. Meanwhile in the AlphaContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Atonement, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: We, Robots, edited by Simon Ings

Publisher: Head of Zeus Genre: Various Pages: 997 Publication Date: 10/12/2020 Verdict: 3/5 Robots. Androids. Machines. Mechanical men. Sometimes they come as conquerors, sometimes they are our slaves. Whether they are the ultimate other, or a reflection of our own desires, robots have a long history in science fiction. Here are one hundred stories fromContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: We, Robots, edited by Simon Ings”

Never Gonna Give EU Up: 7 Of The Best Expanded Universe Star Wars Novels

From the moment Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn trilogy was published, the Star Wars universe was never the same again. The Expanded Universe that developed over the next two decades was an intricate place home to many of the stories that fostered my love of science fiction. But with over a hundred books to choose from, the timelineContinue reading “Never Gonna Give EU Up: 7 Of The Best Expanded Universe Star Wars Novels”

BOOK REVIEW: Acts of Contrition, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#6) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera/Social SF Pages: 390 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 5/5   Voyager has made contact with the Confederacy of the First Quadrant, a growing power within the Delta Quadrant who could proveContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Acts of Contrition, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: The Magos, by Dan Abnett

-Click here for a full index of my Black Library/Warhammer 40,000 reviews- Publisher: Black Library Series: Eisenhorn (#4) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 714 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5 Gregor Eisenhorn. Inquisitor, loyalist, and pariah. For over two centuries Eisenhorn has fought against the enemies of humanity, but his methods are not always approved. Witness nowContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Magos, by Dan Abnett”