MONTHLY ROUNDUP: January 2022

The new year got off to a great start. If not for the world at large, then at least for At Boundary’s Edge. Probably my most successful month of blogging to date, and with the promise of even more still to come. BOOK HAUL I tried to cut back on my book buying this month,Continue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: January 2022”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Semifinalists

Welcome back to the SPSFC! After several months of reading and deliberation, At Boundary’s Edge is happy to reveal our three semi-finalists. The rules for this part of the competition were simple, we all read the books to completion and gave them a rating of between 0 and 10. The average of our ratings wasContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Semifinalists”

BOOK REVIEW: The Gryb, by A.E. van Vogt

A collection of six stories Published by New English Library in 1976 172 pages ⭐ This is going to be a shorter review than usual, and there are two reasons for that. the first is page count. with six stories crammed into under two hundred pages, it’s hard to talk about The Gryb without justContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Gryb, by A.E. van Vogt”

AUDIO REVIEW: Rogue Squadron, by Michael A. Stackpole

Click here for more Star Wars content Book One of the Rogue Squadron series Part of the Expanded Universe/Legends Canon This Audio version released in 2021 Performed by Marc Thompson 12hrs 6mins in length Military SF ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rogue Squadron. The legendary pilots of the Rebellion, whose very name strikes fear into the remnants of theContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Rogue Squadron, by Michael A. Stackpole”

BOOK REVIEW: Vaults of Obsidian

A multi-author Anthology Set in the Blackstone Fortress Published by Black Library in 2019 Grimdark Science Fiction 415 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The Blackstone Fortress is a labyrinth like no other. Forever changing, and infinite in possibilities, the Blackstone calls to the adventurous and the heretical alike. Drawn from across and beyond the Imperium, those foolhardy enoughContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Vaults of Obsidian”

BOOK REVIEW: Force and Motion, by Jeffrey Lang

A standalone novel Part of the Litverse Deep Space Nine Relaunch Published by Pocket Books in 2016 Space Opera with a dash of Horror 337 pages ⭐⭐ Responding to a call from an old friend, Miles O’Brien visits Robert Hooke station, where science and danger go hand in hand. But what exactly is The Mother?Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Force and Motion, by Jeffrey Lang”

BOOK REVIEW: Venus, by Ben Bova

A standalone novel Part of the Grand Tour universe Published by Tor in 2000 Hard SF 405 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Alex Humphries died on Venus, and now his brother is going to bring the remains home. But Van has more to worry about than one of the deadliest world in the solar system, because he isContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Venus, by Ben Bova”

BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks

A standalone novella An Orks novella Published by Black Library in 2021 A grimdark comedy 107 pages ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Fingwit doesn’t expect much from his miserable existence. As a grot, his purpose is to be bullied by the orks he serves. To live and die by their whims. But then chance drops an opportunity into hisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Da Gobbo’s Revenge, by Mike Brooks”

BOOK REVIEW: The Exiled Fleet, by J. S. Dewes

Hold up, this is a sequel! Find my review of the previous book by clicking on this link. Book Two of The Divide Published by Tor in 2021 Space Opera 420 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The universe isn’t as big as it used to be. Literally. And that’s a problem for Adequin Rake and her crew, whoContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Exiled Fleet, by J. S. Dewes”

BOOK REVIEW: The Last Watch, by J. S. Dewes

Book One of The Divide Published by Tor in 2021 Space Opera 474 pages ⭐⭐⭐ The Divide. It stands at the edge of the universe, marking the line between existence, and the infinite void beyond. Stationed here at the edge of reality are a handful of soldiers, who would rather be anywhere else . .Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Last Watch, by J. S. Dewes”