BOOK REVIEW: What Price Honor? by Dave Stern

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 1 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Pages: 298 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 A member of the Enterprise crew is dead, having seemingly turned traitor. But is there more to the story of Alana Hart? And how does itContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: What Price Honor? by Dave Stern”

BOOK REVIEW: By the Book, by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 1 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 252 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 First contact is the reason Jonathan Archer travels, but what do you do when communication with aliens is impossible? And when there are two aliens onContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: By the Book, by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch”

BOOK REVIEW: Broken Bow, by Diane Carey

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– (Based on the screenplay by Rick Berman & Brannon Braga) Era: Enterprise, Season 1 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 282 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 3/5 Enterprise. The NX-01 will be Earth’s first warp five starship. But before the ship can beContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Broken Bow, by Diane Carey”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 1

Starring: Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noel Wells, Eugene Cordero, Dawnn Lewis, Jerry O’Connell, Gillian Vigman, Fred Tatasciore Episodes: 10 Genre: Social SF, Space Opera Broadcaster: Amazon Prime (UK) First Aired: 22/01/21 (UK) Verdict: 4/5 It’s hard to know what to make of Lower Decks before you go in. The mind behind the infamous Rick and Morty hardlyContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 1”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: The Animated Series

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelly, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, James Doohan, Majel Barett Seasons: 2 Episodes: 22 Genre: Social SF, Space Opera Broadcaster: Netflix (UK) First Aired: 1973-1974 Verdict: 2/5 One of the joys of a Netflix account is having access to over fifty years of Star Trek at the touch of a button.Continue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: The Animated Series”

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: 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 Eternal Tide, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– –this review contains major spoilers– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#4) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 385 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 3/5   Fourteen months ago, Kathryn Janeway gave her life to save the Federation from the Borg. Now, asContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Eternal Tide, by Kirsten Beyer”

STAR TREK: The Top 1%

With the completion of Discovery‘s third season, Star Trek as a franchise now has a whopping 801 episodes of television and film. That’s a number that takes into account, The Original Series, The Animated Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise, Discovery, Short Treks, Picard, Lower Decks, and every film from The Motion PictureContinue reading “STAR TREK: The Top 1%”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3

Starring: Sonequa Martin-Green, Doug Jones, Anthony Rapp,  Mary Wiseman, David Ajala, Michelle Yeoh, Wilson Cruz, Emily Coutts, Patrick Kwok-Choon, Oyin Oladejo, Ronnie Rowe Jr., Sara Mitch, Blue del Bario Episodes: 13 Genre: Social SF, Space Opera Broadcaster: Netflix (UK) First Aired: 15/10/2020 – 08/01/2021 Verdict: 4/5 It’s no secret that the first two seasons of DiscoveryContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Discovery, Season 3”