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. ┬áPious, 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

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 heresy … Continue reading AUDIO REVIEW: Our Martyred Lady, by Gav Thorpe

BOOK REVIEW: The Wizard of Linn, by A.E. Van Vogt

Publisher: New English Library Series: Empire of the Atom (#2) Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Pages: 174 Publication Date: 1950 Verdict: 4/5   Usually when reviewing book 2 in a series, I include a spoiler warning for the first book. Not today. Not for this. Because even if you have read Empire of the Atom, none of it … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Wizard of Linn, by A.E. Van Vogt

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