BOOK REVIEW: Greater Than The Sum, by Christopher L. Bennett

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 350 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 4/5 Jean-Luc Picard is trying to start a new life with his wife Beverly, but the past will not let go so easily. The crew of the Enterprise may change,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Greater Than The Sum, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOOK REVIEW: The Puzzler’s War, by Eyal Kless

-spoilers for The Lost Puzzler– Publisher: Harper Voyager Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Series: The Tarakan Chronicles (#2) Pages: 546 Publication Date: 23/01/2020 Verdict: 5/5 Centuries from now, the world lies in ruins. Across a wasteland marked by radiation and ruins, the survivors of humanity fight over what little is left. But while some do so in search ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Puzzler’s War, by Eyal Kless”

BOOK REVIEW: Howling Dark, by Christopher Ruocchio

–Spoilers for Empire of Silence- Publisher: Gollancz Series: The Sun Eater (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 656 Publication Date: 18/07/2019 Verdict: 5/5 Hadrian Marlowe has spent half a century searching for a way to make peace with the Cielcin. When he finds a way to the lost world of Vorgossos, it could be the answerContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Howling Dark, by Christopher Ruocchio”

BOOK REVIEW: Waste Tide, by Chen Qiufan

Publisher: Head of Zeus Translator: Ken Liu Genre: Tomorrow Fiction Pages: 347 Publication Date: 30/04/2019 Verdict: 4/5 In the mid twenty-first century, Silicon Isle is China’s polluted shame – where half the world comes to dump their refuse. But there is more than just waste here. There are people, and there is hope . .Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Waste Tide, by Chen Qiufan”

BOOK REVIEW: The Red (First Light), by Linda Nagata

Publisher: Saga Press Series: The Red (#1) Genre: Military SF Pages: 405 Publication Date: 26/06/2015 Verdict: 4/5   In the near future, war is controlled by the corporations. James Shelley is just another soldier, but sometimes it feels like there’s someone looking out for him . . . I can’t resist a good slice ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Red (First Light), by Linda Nagata”

AUDIO REVIEW: The Broken Cyborg, by Paul Shapera

Series: Fairypunk (#2) Genre: Biopunk Runtime: 1hr 12mins Cast: Liel Bar-Z, Psyche Corporation, Vivian Moonic, Paul Shapera, Lauren Osborn, Adrienne Byrne Verdict: 5/5   There are two ways to listen to a Paul Shapera album. One is to just sit back and enjoy the music, the other is to work your way through the increasinglyContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: The Broken Cyborg, by Paul Shapera”

BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Puzzler, by Eyal Kless

Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: Standalone Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Pages: 514 Verdict: 5/5   In the ruins of an ancient civilisation, humanity clings to survival. Rafik is a Puzzler – one of the few born with an innate ability to operate the mysterious technologies of the lost world. But in his remote, deeply religious village, this makesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Lost Puzzler, by Eyal Kless”