BOOK REVIEW: Fallen Gods, by Michael A. Martin

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#7) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 345 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 5/5   Following his mind-meld with a terraforming device, Tuvok is plagued by the knowledge of planetary creation and destruction. But as Titan searches for answers, theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Fallen Gods, by Michael A. Martin”

BOOK REVIEW: The Infinite and the Divine, by Robert Rath

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Genre: Space Opera Pages: 440 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 3/5   Tazyn the Infinite is a collector of history, roaming the Galaxy in search of new acquisitions for his collection. But as the Necrontyr prepare to rise from their millenniaContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Infinite and the Divine, by Robert Rath”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: The First 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 First Cuts”

BOOK REVIEW: Paths of Disharmony, by Dayton Ward

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#4) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 455 Publication Date: 2011 Verdict: 3/5   For generations, the Andorian people have faced a population crisis. In the wake of the Borg invasion, low birth rates could spell theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Paths of Disharmony, by Dayton Ward”

BOOK REVIEW: The Recollection, by Gareth L. Powell

Publisher: Solaris Genre: Space Opera/Time Travel Pages: 420 Publication Date: 2011 Verdict: 4/5   When Ed’s brother disappears into a mysterious portal, he and his brother’s wife Alice embark on a trip to find their missing relative. Four hundred years later, spacefarer Kat Abdulov embarks on her own race against time . . . AsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Recollection, by Gareth L. Powell”

BOOK REVIEW: Seize the Fire, by Michael A. Martin

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 488 Publication Date: 2010 Verdict: 4/5 Hit by a devastating natural disaster, the Gorn Hegemony stands on the brink of extinction. The warrior caste, for so long the defenders ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Seize the Fire, by Michael A. Martin”

TBR & BEYOND: September 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: September 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: The Serpent and the Saint, by Matthew Farrer

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Urdesh (#1) Genre: Grimdark Pages: 261 Publication Date: 2021 Verdict: 3/5 In the forges of Urdesh, a war is raging. A battle such as the Sabbat Worlds Crusade has never before seen. Into this battlefield comes Damocles Squad, pledgedContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Serpent and the Saint, by Matthew Farrer”

BOOK REVIEW: Zero Sum Game, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#1) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 336 Publication Date: 2010 Verdict: 4/5   Agents of the Typhon Pact have stolen schematics for the quantum slipstream drive, Starfleet’s only technological advantage. To reclaim this stolen technology, StarfleetContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Zero Sum Game, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Ten Low, by Stark Holborn

Publisher: Titan Genre: Space Western Pages: 332 Publication Date: 01/06/2021 Verdict: 3/5   Ten Low is in hiding, scrounging a living as a medic on Factus, a world at the edge of the universe. But then the universe comes to her, falling from the sky in the form of a child claiming to be aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Ten Low, by Stark Holborn”