BOOK REVIEW: Ashes of Victory, by David Weber

-Major spoilers abound for previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Honor Harrington (#9) Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Pages: 645 Publication Date: 2000 Verdict: 4/5 The war between Manticore and Haven drags on, with both sides nearing breaking point. With the return of the legendary Honor … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Ashes of Victory, by David Weber

BOOK REVIEW: The End of Eternity, by Isaac Asimov

-Spoilers for the¬†Foundation universe. A full index of novels can be found here- Publisher: Panther Genre: Time Travel Pages: 191 Publication Date: 1955 Verdict: 4/5 Eternity exists in all times and beyond time. A society of intellectuals sworn to the preservation of the human race. But when you can manipulate reality, how can any man … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The End of Eternity, by Isaac Asimov

THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME: Upcoming SF in 2020

As we head into the futuristic space year 2020, it's time to look ahead at what sort of SF we're going to be treated to. This list is by no means comprehensive, as I'm not the omniscient superbeing I'd like to be. But here's a sampling of what we can look forward to. All dates … Continue reading THE SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME: Upcoming SF in 2020

BOOK REVIEW: Starsight, by Brandon Sanderson

-Spoilers for Skyward, and mild spoilers for Starsight- Publisher: Gollancz Series: Skyward (2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 457 Publication Date: 28/11/2019 Verdict: 5/5 Spensa has uncovered the truth. That the aliens who assault her world are in fact jailers with all of humanity as their prisoners. When an opportunity presents itself to infiltrate the enemy … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Starsight, by Brandon Sanderson

BOOK REVIEW: Double Eagle, by Dan Abnett

-Potential spoilers for the early Gaunt's Ghosts novels- Publisher: Black Library Genre: Military SF Pages: 428 Publication Date: 2004 Verdict: 5/5 The Phantine XX are the Imperial Army's elite flight unit. But even they cannot hope to stand against the forces of Chaos for long. Fortunately, they are not alone. Unfortunately, neither are the enemy. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Double Eagle, by Dan Abnett

BOOK REVIEW: Echoes of Honor, by David Weber

-Major spoilers abound for previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Honor Harrington (#8) Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Pages: 718 Publication Date: 1999 Verdict: 4/5   Honor Harrington is dead. Executed by the People's Republic of Haven for her pre-war crimes. Or so they would have … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Echoes of Honor, by David Weber