BOOK REVIEW: A Ceremony of Losses, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: The Fall (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 334 Publication Date: 2013 Verdict: 5/5 Crisis after crisis have taken their toll on the Federation, and for one man it is finally too much. Determined to solve the AndorianContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A Ceremony of Losses, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: The Crimson Shadow, by Una McCormack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: The Fall (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 331 Publication Date: 2013 Verdict: 4/5 The Federation has been thrown into chaos by the assassination of President Nan Bacco. Yet on the streets of Cardassia, there are more pressingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Crimson Shadow, by Una McCormack”

BOOK REVIEW: Revelation and Dust, by David R. George III

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: The Fall (#1) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 384 Publication Date: 2013 Verdict: 2/5 The Federation and the Typhon Pact have settled into an uneasy peace. As a signal of trust, delegates from both powers have been invitedContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Revelation and Dust, by David R. George III”

BOOK REVIEW: The Lesser Devil and Other Stories, by Christopher Ruocchio

Publisher: Planet 9 Press Genre: Space Opera Pages: 459 Publication Date: 21/09/2021 Verdict: 5/5   Everyone knows the tale of Hadrian Marlow. But what of his brother Crispin, left to continue the family name on Delos? And what of the other men and women who populate the Sollan Empire? Here at last are their storiesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Lesser Devil and Other Stories, by Christopher Ruocchio”

AUDIO REVIEW: Tempest Runner, by Cavan Scott

-For more Star Wars content, click on this link- Genre: Space Opera Publisher: Penguin Runtime: 6hrs 5m Release Date: 31/08/2021 Cast: Jessica Almasy, Dan Bittner, Orlagh Cassidy, Sullivan Jones, January LaVoy, Kathleen McInerney, Tara Sands, Vikas Adam, Neil Hellegers, Saskia Maarleveld, Soneela Nankani, Marc Thompson, Shannon Tyo Verdict: 3/5 Lourna Dee, a Tempest Runner ofContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Tempest Runner, by Cavan Scott”

Science Fiction Books I’d Like To Reread

I’m not much of a rereader. When it comes to books, there are already far more than I can keep up with. More than anyone could hope to read in a lifetime. I’ma  fairly quick reader, and it’s been several years since I didn’t have a stack of books waiting to be read for theContinue reading “Science Fiction Books I’d Like To Reread”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: The Second Cuts

Welcome back to the SPSFC! As we read through our thirty allotted books in search of three to send through to the next round, we sadly must bid farewell to the majority. At this stage in the competition, we are making initial judgements based on the first 20% of each book. It is entirely possibleContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: The Second Cuts”

TBR & BEYOND: October 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of TBR & BEYOND, a new regular feature where I take a look at my TBR, run through my reading plans for the month ahead, and talk about science-fiction related things I’m excited about for the coming month. A fair bit of this is similar to the previous month, butContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: October 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: Citadel, by Marko Kloos

-Hold up, this is a sequel! Find my reviews of Book 1: Aftershocks and Book 2: Ballistic, by clicking on the links.- Series: The Palladium Wars (#3) Publisher: 47North Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Pages: 320 Publication Date: 10/08/2021 Verdict: 5/5   In the wake of the nuclear attack on Rhodian soil, the Alliance clamps downContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Citadel, by Marko Kloos”

BOOK REVIEW: Brinkmanship, by Una McCormack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#7) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 334 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 4/5   The independent territory of the Venette Convention becomes the latest flash-point in the cold war between the Federation and the Typhon Pact. YetContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Brinkmanship, by Una McCormack”