BOOK REVIEW: The Macharian Crusade, by William King

Publisher: Black Library Series: The Macharian Crusade (#1-3) Genre: Military SF Pages: 878 Publication Date: 09/02/2017 Verdict: 5/5 Solar Macharius has begun his conquest of the heretical parts of the Galaxy. A war that could outlive him, yet driven by his force of personality alone. But the greatest enemy may not be the heretics, nor … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Macharian Crusade, by William King

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 both … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Crown of Slaves, by David Weber & Eric Flint

BOOK REVIEW: A Chain Across the Dawn, by Drew Williams

-Spoilers for The Stars Now Unclaimed- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Series: The Universe After (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 308 Publication Date: 08/08/2019 Verdict: 5/5 Three years after joining the ranks of the Justified, Esa assists her mentor Jane in tracking down children with unique gifts. But they are not the only ones searching, and their … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Chain Across the Dawn, by Drew Williams

Quick Reviews: The November Black Libary Round-Up

Black Library has put out some excellent novels this year, of which I have reviewed some.  But in November, their best releases were of a shorter nature. Here's a quick round-up of four novellas and two audio dramas I think you should try out. Fresh from her debut Honourbound, rising star of the forty-first millennium Rachel … Continue reading Quick Reviews: The November Black Libary Round-Up

BOOK REVIEW: Sisters of Battle, by James Swallow

Publisher: Black Library Series: Sisters of Battle (#1-2) Genre: Military SF Pages: 750 Publication Date: 21/09/2018 Verdict: 5/5 The Sisters of Battle are the iron fist of the Imperial church.  Pious, unrelenting and utterly dedicated to the God Emperor, they are sworn to root out the enemies of mankind wherever they may be found. . … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Sisters of Battle, by James Swallow

BOOK REVIEW: Flag In Exile, by David Weber

-Major spoilers abound for previous books in the Honorverse. Click here for a full index of reviews- Publisher: Baen Series: Honor Harrington (#5) Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Pages: 442 Publication Date: 1995 Verdict: 4/5 Disgraced and in mourning, Honor Harrington has retreated to her estate on Grayson, where she is content to manage more civilian … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Flag In Exile, by David Weber

BOOK REVIEW: Hyperion, by Dan Simmons

Publisher: Gollancz Series: The Hyperion Cantos (#1) Genre: Space Opera/Literary SF Pages: 473 Publication Date: 1989 Verdict: 4/5 Seven pilgrims make their way to ancient Hyperion, to confront the dreaded Shrike and the Time Tombs. But what drives them on, and what will drive them apart? Hyperion is a novel that wears its influences proudly, … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Hyperion, by Dan Simmons