TBR & BEYOND: October 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: October 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: Chapter House Dune, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Guild Publishing Series: Dune Chronicles (#6) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 374 Publication Date: 1986 Verdict: 3/5   The Honored Martres have taken control of humanity, and the ancient order of the Bene Gesserit are forced into hiding. The choice before them is simple: FightContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Chapter House Dune, by Frank Herbert”

BOOK REVIEW: Heretics of Dune, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Gollancz Series: Dune Chronicles (#5) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 508 Publication Date: 1984 Verdict: 2/5 Long after the death of the Tyrant Leto Atreides, the human race still follows his Golden Path. But now the ancient order of the Bene Gesserit face aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Heretics of Dune, by Frank Herbert”

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: God Emperor of Dune, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Gollancz Series: Dune Chronicles (#4) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 454 Publication Date: 1981 Verdict: 1/5   For three thousand years, Leto Atreides II has sat upon his throne on Arrakis. Less human with every passing year, Leto guides humanity along his vision ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: God Emperor of Dune, by Frank Herbert”

BOOK REVIEW: Children of Dune, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Gollancz Series: Dune Chronicles (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 426 Publication Date: 1976 Verdict: 2/5   Muad’Dib has walked into the desert to die. Behind him he leaves two orphans, Leto and Ghanima. Neither is old enough to inherit his empire, and soContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Children of Dune, by Frank Herbert”

TBR & BEYOND: August 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: August 2021”

BOOK REVIEW: The Winds of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Pocket Books Series: Heroes of Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 448 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 4/5 Paul Atriedes is gone, lost to the sands of Dune following the death of his beloved Chani. In his wake he leaves newborn twins, and anContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Winds of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Dune Messiah, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Dune Chronicles (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 293 Publication Date: 1971 Verdict: 4/5   Paul Atreides is Emperor of the known universe. But total victory has come at a terrible price. Billions are dead, worlds are in ruins, andContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Dune Messiah, by Frank Herbert”

BOOK REVIEW: Paul of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Heroes of Dune (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 648 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 5/5   Paul Atreides is Emperor of the Known universe, but even he cannot fight the expectations of Muad’Dib. A man of honour and principle, PaulContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Paul of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”