BOOK REVIEW: Dark Age, by Pierce Brown

-Hold up! This is a sequel. Find my reviews of Red Rising, Golden Son, Morning Star, and Iron Gold by clicking on the links- Series: Red Rising (#5) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 752 Publication Date: 2019 Verdict: 2/5   The solar system is at war. Darrow and Virginia struggle to hold on toContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Dark Age, by Pierce Brown”

BOOK REVIEW: Iron Gold, by Pierce Brown

-Hold up! This is a sequel. Find my reviews of Red Rising, Golden Son, and Morning Star by clicking on the links- Series: Red Rising (#4) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 596 Publication Date: 2018 Verdict: 2/5   Darrow has broken the tyranny of the Golds, but the war is not yetContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Iron Gold, by Pierce Brown”

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

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Dune Chronicles (#7) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 520 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 3/5   Fleeing from the Honored Matres in a no-ship, Duncan Idaho leads a group of refugees into the unknown depths of space. But an unknown andContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Hunters of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Morning Star, by Pierce Brown

-Hold up! This is a sequel. Find my reviews of Red Rising and Golden Son here– Series: Red Rising (#3) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 518 Publication Date: 2016 Verdict: 2/5   Darrow is a prisoner. As his rebellion rages on, he is tortured by those he thought he could trust. ButContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Morning Star, by Pierce Brown”

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: Golden Son, by Pierce Brown

-Hold up! This is a sequel. Find my review of Red Rising here- Series: Red Rising (#2) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 442 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 4/5   Darrow has infiltrated Gold society, and now rises rapidly through their ranks. But even a Gold is not safe from danger, and conspiraciesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Golden Son, by Pierce Brown”

BOOK REVIEW: Dune, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Dune Chronicles (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 529 Publication Date: 1966 Verdict: 3/5 Arrakis. Dune. Desert Planet. Only on this one world is the spice melange located, and he who controls the spice controls the universe. The Atreides familyContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Dune, by Frank Herbert”

BOOK REVIEW: Red Rising, by Pierce Brown

-spoilers beyond this point- Series: Red Rising (#1) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 382 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 4/5   Darrow toils under the surface of Mars to make a better world, beaten down and oppressed by the rulers of his world. But a person can only take so much, and soonContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Red Rising, by Pierce Brown”

BOOK REVIEW: House Corrino, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Prelude to Dune (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 590 Publication Date: 2001 Verdict: 4/5 The tyranny of Emperor Shaddam Corrino deepens, as do the conspiracies surrounding him. But for all his attempts to force order upon the Galaxy, theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: House Corrino, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: House Harkonnen, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Prelude to Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 626 Publication Date: 2000 Verdict: 4/5   Leto Atreides has become Duke of Caladan, and has already fought off one conspiracy against his rule. But House Harkonnen is not done withContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: House Harkonnen, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”