BOOK REVIEW: House Corrino, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Prelude to Dune (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 590 Publication Date: 2001 Verdict: 4/5 The tyranny of Emperor Shaddam Corrino deepens, as do the conspiracies surrounding him. But for all his attempts to force order upon the Galaxy, theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: House Corrino, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Martyrs

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Contributing Authors: Phil Kelly, Danie Ware, Alec Worley Publisher: Black Library Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 294 Publication Date: 15/05/2021 Verdict: 4/5 There is no greater honour than to die in the name of the God-Emperor, and none are more willing to die inContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Book of Martyrs”

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”

It’s Been A Long Road: Looking Back at the Novels of Star Trek: Enterprise

Enterprise was the first Star Trek series I followed from start to finish, so it makes sense that the Enterprise novels are the first section of the sprawling litverse that I’ve completed. In such a sprawling setting, the Enterprise novels are maybe the most accessible way in. There are only nineteen of them, and they coverContinue reading “It’s Been A Long Road: Looking Back at the Novels of Star Trek: Enterprise”

BOOK REVIEW: Rosetta, by Dave Stern

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 4 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF/Space Opera Pages: 407 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 5/5 Enterprise has been recalled to Earth for a meeting that will make history, but first they have one final mission. The Confederacy is an ancientContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Rosetta, by Dave Stern”

BOOK REVIEW: House Harkonnen, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Prelude to Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 626 Publication Date: 2000 Verdict: 4/5   Leto Atreides has become Duke of Caladan, and has already fought off one conspiracy against his rule. But House Harkonnen is not done withContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: House Harkonnen, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Revelation Space, by Alastair Reynolds

–spoilers– Series: Revelation Space (#1) Publisher: Gollancz Genre: Hard SF/Space Opera Pages: 567 Publication Date: 2000 Verdict: 2/5   An archaeological dig on an alien world. An assassination plot years in the making. A threat to all life in the Galaxy. A handful of humans tie these events together, but that does not mean theyContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Revelation Space, by Alastair Reynolds”

BOOK REVIEW: Legacy of Caliban, by Gav Thorpe

–click here for a full list of all my Warhammer 40,000 content– Publisher: Black Library Series: Legacy of Caliban (#1-3) Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 940 Publication Date: 2018 Verdict: 3.5/5   For ten thousand years the Dark Angels have guarded a devastating secret, that members of their own chapter are among mankind’s greatest foes. Now,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Legacy of Caliban, by Gav Thorpe”

BOOK REVIEW: Last Full Measure, by Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 3 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Military SF Pages: 336 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 4/5   Following the devastating Xindi strike on Earth, Enterprise seeks out the alien aggressors. On this voyage they are armed with a new weapon, the MACOs, elite soldiers whoContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Last Full Measure, by Michael A. Martin and Andy Mangels”

BOOK REVIEW: New Earth, by Ben Bova

Publisher: Tor Genre: Hard SF Pages: 384 Publication Date: 2013 Verdict: 5/5   A small group of scientists land on a new planet, a paradise world much like Earth itself. But they are eighty years’ travel away from Earth, and no one is coming to help them. Exploring this strange new world, the scientists discoverContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: New Earth, by Ben Bova”