MONTHLY ROUNDUP: October 2021

October has been a good month here At Boundary’s Edge. Twenty posts in total, which is around the number I seem to have settled on this year. That number is largely book review, of course, which continue to be the bread and butter of my blogging. But I’ve also been diversifying a little bit. StillContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: October 2021”

SPOILER ALERT! It’s Okay To Know Things

This week, Star Trek announced via their official channels that Annie Wershing would be appearing in upcoming episodes as the Borg Queen. This excites me for two reasons. One: any mention of the Borg and I get excited. They’re one of Star Trek’s greatest inventions. Two, Wershing will be the third actress to portray theContinue reading “SPOILER ALERT! It’s Okay To Know Things”

BOOK REVIEW: The Indranan War Trilogy, by K. B. Wagers

Publisher: Orbit Genre: Space Opera Books: 3 Published: 2016-2017 Verdict: 4/5 Hail Bristol is just another gunrunner. Or so she wants people to think. When her family is attacked, she is ofrced to return home and embrace her birthright as the next Empress of Indrana. She’s not entirely happy about the prospect, and neither areContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Indranan War Trilogy, by K. B. Wagers”

BOOK REVIEW: Forward the Foundation, by Isaac Asimov

-spoilers for the entire Foundation universe- Publisher: Doubleday Genre: Social SF Series: Foundation Prequels (#2) Pages: 416 Publication Date: 1993 Verdict: 4/5 Hari Seldon works tirelessly on his psychohistory project. But even as governments come and go, and the Galactic Empire slowly breaks apart around him, the greatest threat may yet be time. Time, andContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Forward the Foundation, by Isaac Asimov”

BOOK REVIEW: Cauldron of Ghosts, by David Weber & Eric Flint

-Major spoilers abound for all previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Crown of Slaves (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 823 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 2/5 The Mesan Alignment’s conspiracy to bring a new order to the Galaxy has been exposed. But as old alliances areContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Cauldron of Ghosts, by David Weber & Eric Flint”

BOOK REVIEW: Pebble in the Sky, by Isaac Asimov

-spoilers for the entire Foundation universe- Publisher: Orb Genre: Time Travel Series: Galactic Empire (#3) Pages: 255 Publication Date: 1950 Verdict: 3/5 Joseph Schwartz, aged sixty two, is accidentally propelled thousands of years into the future. Stranded in an unfamiliar Earth, he learns of a conspiracy that could endanger the entire Galaxy. And also ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Pebble in the Sky, by Isaac Asimov”

BOOK REVIEW: The Currents of Space, by Isaac Asimov

–spoilers for the entire Foundation universe– Publisher: Grafton Genre: Space Opera Series: Galactic Empire (#2) Pages: 205 Publication Date: 1955 Verdict: 3/5 Rik doesn’t remember much. Not his real name, not his old job, and certainly not his past. But he does one importnat fact: that the world is going to be destroyed within aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Currents of Space, by Isaac Asimov”

BOOK REVIEW: Crown of Slaves, by David Weber & Eric Flint

-Major spoilers abound for previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Crown of Slaves (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 710 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 The nation of Erewhon’s ties to Mantciore have never been weaker. Overlooked by the current parliament, rebellion is brewing. As bothContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Crown of Slaves, by David Weber & Eric Flint”

Quick Reviews: The November Black Libary Round-Up

Black Library has put out some excellent novels this year, of which I have reviewed some.  But in November, their best releases were of a shorter nature. Here’s a quick round-up of four novellas and two audio dramas I think you should try out. Fresh from her debut Honourbound, rising star of the forty-first millennium RachelContinue reading “Quick Reviews: The November Black Libary Round-Up”

BOOK REVIEW: Rites of Passage, by Mike Brooks

Publisher: Black Library Genre: Space Opera/Grimdark Pages: 266 Publication Date: 07/09/2019 Verdict: 5/5 Her husband dead (by her own command) Chettamandey Brobantis faces an uphill battle to emerge as the new leader of her Navigator House. And when planets start disappearing, things only get more complicated . . . Mike Brooks’ debut Warhammer 40,000 novelContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Rites of Passage, by Mike Brooks”