BOOK REVIEW: The Farian War Trilogy, by K.B. Wagers

A sequel to to the Indranan War Trilogy Action-packed, character-driven space opera Released 2018-2019-2021 Published by Orbit A total of 1248 pages Hail Bristol has overcome adversity and now sits on the Indranan throne. But while the war with the neighbouring human nations is at an end, a greater threat now emerges from alien stars.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Farian War Trilogy, by K.B. Wagers”

BOOK REVIEW: Memory’s Legion, by James S. A. Corey

A collection of 6 novellas and 2 short stories, all set in the universe of The Expanse Published by Orbit in 2022 Space Opera with a Hard SF edge 418 pages Earth, Mars. The Belt. Laconia. Beyond. As humanity reaches across the stars, there are countless stories to be told. Countless lives to lead. HereContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Memory’s Legion, by James S. A. Corey”

BOOK REVIEW: Leviathan Falls, by James S. A. Corey

Series: The Expanse (#9) Publisher: Orbit Genre: Space Opera Pages: 514 Publication Date: 02/12/2021 Verdict: 5/5   The Laconian Empire is in disarray after the loss of their leader. But Duarte is far from dead, and the disparate factions of humanity may yet face even greater dangers. For humanity has caught the attention of somethingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Leviathan Falls, by James S. A. Corey”

BOOK REVIEW: Nophek Gloss, by Essa Hansen

–spoilers– Series: The Graven (#1) Publisher: Orbit Genre: Space Opera Pages: 384 Publication Date: 17/11/2020 Verdict: 3/5   Caiden is a teenager when he sees his world destroyed, and his family slaughtered before his eyes. When he stumbles across a mysterious ship and a crew of strangers, he finds himself faced with a choice. BuildContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Nophek Gloss, by Essa Hansen”

Are YOU a Book Snob?

Something I’ve seen coming up time and again, though moreso in recent months, are articles about elitism and snobbery in the world of books. Now, i’ve been on the receiving end of this snobbery myself. Through several years of university, I had (well, chose) to fight back against academics who thought genre fiction wasn’t worthwhile. AContinue reading “Are YOU a Book Snob?”

BOOK REVIEW: The Indranan War Trilogy, by K. B. Wagers

Publisher: Orbit Genre: Space Opera Books: 3 Published: 2016-2017 Verdict: 4/5 Hail Bristol is just another gunrunner. Or so she wants people to think. When her family is attacked, she is ofrced to return home and embrace her birthright as the next Empress of Indrana. She’s not entirely happy about the prospect, and neither areContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Indranan War Trilogy, by K. B. Wagers”