BOOK REVIEW: Chindi, by Jack McDevitt

Series: The Academy (#3) Publisher: Ace Genre: Hard SF Pages: 511 Publication Date: 2002 Verdict: 2/5   Are we alone in the universe? It’s a question that has plagued mankind for thousands of years. And by the twenty-third century, it seems like the answer is yes. Until a mysterious satellite is found at a remoteContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Chindi, by Jack McDevitt”

BOOK REVIEW: All That’s Left, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#4) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 369 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 4/5 An archaeological dig is the unlikely target of an unknown alien vessel. Rushing to the rescue, the crew of the Endeavour find themselves facingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: All That’s Left, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore”

BOOK REVIEW: Project Hail Mary, by Andy Weir

–some potential spoilers– Publisher: Del Rey Genre: Hard SF Pages: 476 Publication Date: 04/05/2021 Verdict: 5/5 Ryland Grace is a man with many problems. Where is his spaceship? Why are the rest of his crew dead? And most importantly of all, what is he doing here . . ? This is a very difficult book toContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Project Hail Mary, by Andy Weir”

BOOK REVIEW: By the Book, by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 1 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 252 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 First contact is the reason Jonathan Archer travels, but what do you do when communication with aliens is impossible? And when there are two aliens onContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: By the Book, by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch”