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

A sequel to to the Indranan War Trilogy Action-packed, character-driven space opera Released 2018-2019-2021 Published by Orbit A total of 1248 pages Hail Bristol has overcome adversity and now sits on the Indranan throne. But while the war with the neighbouring human nations is at an end, a greater threat now emerges from alien stars.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Farian War Trilogy, by K.B. Wagers”

BOOK REVIEW: A Fire Upon the Deep, by Vernor Vinge

Publisher: Gollancz Genre: Hard SF Pages: 579 Publication Date: 1991 Verdict: 2/5   The Milky Way is a realm of vast potential. Not only in breadth, but in depth. For there is a force that suppresses intelligence, and as we travel further into space, we may reach our true potential. But when species and civilisationsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A Fire Upon the Deep, by Vernor Vinge”

BOOK REVIEW: Shards of Earth, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Series: The Final Architecture (#1) Publisher: Tor Genre: Space Opera Pages: 533 Publication Date: 27/05/2021 Verdict: 5/5 The Architects destroyed Earth, and nearly eradicated the human race. Idris helped end that war. A generation has passed since then, and now Idris is being sought by powers that want to use him as a weapon. There areContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Shards of Earth, by Adrian Tchaikovsky”

BOOK REVIEW: Nophek Gloss, by Essa Hansen

–spoilers– Series: The Graven (#1) Publisher: Orbit Genre: Space Opera Pages: 384 Publication Date: 17/11/2020 Verdict: 3/5   Caiden is a teenager when he sees his world destroyed, and his family slaughtered before his eyes. When he stumbles across a mysterious ship and a crew of strangers, he finds himself faced with a choice. BuildContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Nophek Gloss, by Essa Hansen”

BOOK REVIEW: Rosetta, by Dave Stern

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 4 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF/Space Opera Pages: 407 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 5/5 Enterprise has been recalled to Earth for a meeting that will make history, but first they have one final mission. The Confederacy is an ancientContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Rosetta, by Dave Stern”