AUDIO REVIEW: Ahsoka, by E.K. Johnston

-You can find the rest of my Star Wars content by clicking here- -This review contains some minor spoilers. Proceed with caution- Read By: Ashley Eckstein Genre: Space Opera Publisher: Disney Runtime: 7hrs 4m Release Date: 11/10/2016 Verdict: 4/5 Ahsoka Tano has turned her back on the Jedi. But as the newly founded Empire tightensContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Ahsoka, by E.K. Johnston”

BOOK REVIEW: Dark Sky, by Mike Brooks

-Hold up, this is a sequel! Find my review of book one here- Series: Keiko (#2) Publisher: Saga Press Genre: Space Opera Pages: 322 Publication Date: 2016 Verdict: 4/5 Ichabod Drift has once again bitten off more than he can chew. A supposedly simple job to pick up a passenger from a mining colony hasContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Dark Sky, by Mike Brooks”

TV REVIEW: The Mandalorian, Season 1

Starring: Pedro Pascal Episodes: 8 Genre: Space Opera Broadcaster: Disney+ First Aired: 2020(UK), 2019(US) Verdict: 5/5 It took a long time to get here, but at long last we have a live-action Star Wars TV show. If nothing else, we can thank Disney for that. The sequel trilogy may have been controversial, but there areContinue reading “TV REVIEW: The Mandalorian, Season 1”

BOOK REVIEW: Crown of Slaves, by David Weber & Eric Flint

-Major spoilers abound for previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Crown of Slaves (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 710 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 The nation of Erewhon’s ties to Mantciore have never been weaker. Overlooked by the current parliament, rebellion is brewing. As bothContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Crown of Slaves, by David Weber & Eric Flint”

BOOK REVIEW: Restless Lightning, by Richard Baker

Publisher: Tor Series: Breaker of Empires (#2) Genre: Military SF Pages: 428 Publication Date: 01/11/2018 Verdict: 5/5   Sikander North is not the military’s favourite person. Consigned to a remote posting in the stagnant Tzoru Dominion, the last thing he needs is more trouble. But rebellions and uprisings have never cared for the concerns ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Restless Lightning, by Richard Baker”

AUDIO REVIEW: Our Martyred Lady, by Gav Thorpe

Series: Our Martyred Lady (#1-4) Genre: Grimdark SF Publisher: Black Library Runtime: 4hrs 15mins Cast: Catherine Tate, Emma Gregory, Cliff Chapman, Steve Conlin, Andrew Fettes, Matthew Hunt, Toby Longworth, Carla Mendonca, Richard Reed, David Sibley, Ramon Tikram, Jo Woodcock Verdict: 4/5   The Imperium of Man is facing a time of great upheaval. As heresyContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Our Martyred Lady, by Gav Thorpe”

BOOK REVIEW: The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, by Robert A. Heinlein

Publisher: Hodder Genre: Dystopian Pages: 408 Publication Date: 1966 Verdict: 3/5 The Moon works hard, and Earth takes the fruit of that labour. Not all are happy with this arrangement, and some even seek to change it … This is a multi-award winning book. That, however, doesn’t mean I’m going to enjoy it. What earnsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, by Robert A. Heinlein”

BOOK REVIEW: Doomsday Morning, by C. L. Moore

Publisher: Gollancz Series: Standalone Genre: Dystopian SF Pages: 248 Publication Date: 10/01/2019 (originally 1957) Verdict: 3/5 In the wake of a nuclear war, the United States have been reborn under Comus. Once a communications service, now a tyrannical police state, Comus is held together by a single man: Its creator, Andrew Raleigh. Life under ComusContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Doomsday Morning, by C. L. Moore”