BOOK REVIEW: The Honor Of The Queen, by David Weber

-This review contains some general spoilers for On Basilisk Station. Proceed with caution.- Publisher: Baen Series: Honor Harrington (#2) Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Pages: 422 Publication Date: 1993 Verdict: 4/5   The planet Grayson is independent, but its position makes it strategically valuable to both the Star Kingdom of Manticore and the people's Republic of … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Honor Of The Queen, by David Weber

BOOK REVIEW: A Call To Duty, by David Weber & Timothy Zahn

Publisher: Baen Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Series: Manticore Ascendant (#1) Pages: 508 Publication Date: 14/10/14 Verdict: 4/5   Travis Long has chosen a bad time to join the military. Not only are there threats from other empires, but some in the Manticore Star Kingdom don't want a military at all...   When it comes to … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Call To Duty, by David Weber & Timothy Zahn

BOOK REVIEW: The Frontlines Series, by Marko Kloos

-This is a review of the entire Frontlines series. As such it contains minor spoilers for all books. Proceed with caution- Publisher: 47North Genre: Military SF Books: 6 Published: 2013-2018 Verdict: 5/5   Humanity is expanding into space, settling dozens of new worlds. Unfortunately, we're not the only ones who want them... The best military SF is … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Frontlines Series, by Marko Kloos

BOOK REVIEW: Triumphant, by Jack Campbell

-This review contains spoilers for Vanguard and Ascendant, proceed with caution-   Publisher: Titan Series: The Genesis Fleet (#3) Genre: Military SF Pages: 384 Publication Date: 30/05/2019 Verdict: 5/5   The scattered worlds of humanity have stood alone for too long. It's time for them to come together... Straight upfront I will say that Jack Campbell is … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Triumphant, by Jack Campbell

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 of … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Red (First Light), by Linda Nagata

BOOK REVIEW: On Basilisk Station, by David Weber

Publisher: Baen Series: Honor Harrington (#1) Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Pages: 419 Publication Date: 1993 Verdict: 4/5 Honor Harrington has been given an impossible task. Protect a colony, avert a war and not get killed. It's obvious she's been set up to fail. But Honor is nothing if not determined . . . David Weber … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: On Basilisk Station, by David Weber

BOOK REVIEW: Starship Troopers, by Robert A. Heinlein

Publisher: Hodder Series: Standalone Genre: Military SF Pages: 275 Publication Date: 1959 Verdict: 5/5   Thousands of years in the future, humanity is at war with an arachnid foe. The military is the last saving grace of human society, the wall that keeps out the barbarians. And of course being a soldier comes with its … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Starship Troopers, by Robert A. Heinlein