BOOK REVIEW: A Ceremony of Losses, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: The Fall (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 334 Publication Date: 2013 Verdict: 5/5 Crisis after crisis have taken their toll on the Federation, and for one man it is finally too much. Determined to solve the AndorianContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A Ceremony of Losses, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Brinkmanship, by Una McCormack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#7) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 334 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 4/5   The independent territory of the Venette Convention becomes the latest flash-point in the cold war between the Federation and the Typhon Pact. YetContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Brinkmanship, by Una McCormack”

BOOK REVIEW: Watching the Clock, by Christopher L. Bennett

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Department of Temporal Investigations (#1) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Time Travel Pages: 488 Publication Date: 2011 Verdict: 3/5 The Department of Temporal Investigations is all that stands between the Federation and total disaster. These brave men and women toil inContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Watching the Clock, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOOK REVIEW: Synthesis, by James Swallow

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#6) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 391 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 4/5   The USS Titan is pledged to seek out new life and new civilisations. But what of cultures that are not alive? When a salvage missionContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Synthesis, by James Swallow”

BOOK REVIEW: Mere Mortals, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Destiny (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 428 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 5/5   Titan has been captured by the Caeliar, the secretive species who captured the Columbia two centuries earlier. But while Captain Riker faces a choice between terribleContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Mere Mortals, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Gods of Night, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Destiny (#1) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 423 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 5/5 For fifteen years, Jean-Luc Picard has known that the Borg would one day pose an existential threat to the Federation. Now that day has finallyContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Gods of Night, by David Mack”

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: Taking Wing, by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#1) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 359 Publication Date: 2005 Verdict: 5/5   William Riker is captain of the USS Titan, the first in a new class of exploration vessels. But Titan’s maiden voyage is not one of discovery,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Taking Wing, by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels”

BOOK REVIEW: Long Shot, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 318 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 5/5   The USS Sagittarius stumbles across an odd energy reading, leading them to a planet on the brink of scientific revolution. But this newContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Long Shot, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Second Nature, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#1) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 301 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 3/5   With the threat posed by the Shedai at an end, Starfleet can return to its roots: Exploration. The Taurus Reach still holdsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Second Nature, by David Mack”