BOOK REVIEW: Eyes of the Void, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

The Final Architecture (#2) Published by Tor Books First published in 2022 A grand Space Opera 576 pages The Architects have returned, but only Idris knows the terrifying truth. That something is controlling them. His quest for answers leads him deep into alien space. But even Idris cannot escape humanity. Nor the war that isContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Eyes of the Void, by Adrian Tchaikovsky”

AUDIO REVIEW: Terminal Overkill, by Justin D Hill

Narrated by Emma Noakes A Standalone Novel Focuses on Necromunda Published by Black Library in 2019 A Grimdark Coming-of-Age 9hrs 5mins When her mother is murdered during a brutal gang war, young Brielle finds herself lost in the Underhive. But if there’s one thing her mother taught her, it’s how to survive. And if there’sContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Terminal Overkill, by Justin D Hill”

BOOK REVIEW: The Triumph of Saint Katherine, by Danie Ware

A Standalone Novel Focuses on the Sisters of Battle Published by Black Library in 2022 A Grimdark war story 181 pages In a galaxy aflame with war, faith is more powerful than any weapon. The blessed Saint Katherine knew this, but now she is fallen. Yet through the power of faith, Katherine may be reborn.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Triumph of Saint Katherine, by Danie Ware”

BOOK REVIEW: The Farther Shore, by Christie Golden

Book Two of the Homecoming duology Part of the Litverse Focuses on the Voyager crew Published by Pocket Books in 2003 A domestic Space Opera 275 pages A virulent Borg plague spreads across the Earth. With corruption at the heart of Starfleet, only Janeway and her crew can save the planet. But they are scattered.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Farther Shore, by Christie Golden”

BOOK REVIEW: Homecoming, by Christie Golden

Book One of the Homecoming duology Part of the Litverse Focuses on the Voyager crew Published by Pocket Books in 2003 A domestic Space Opera 262 pages Captain Janeway has achieved the impossible. After seven years in the Delta Quadrant, she has brought her ship and her crew home safely. But the home they leftContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Homecoming, by Christie Golden”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Finalist Gut Reactions 1-4

These are my personal initial impressions of the SPSFC Finalists. These reactions are not necessarily indicative of the team’s overall rating, and are subject to change as I take a deeper look at each book. Full reviews and final team ratings will be posted once every judge has had the opportunity to read and discussContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Finalist Gut Reactions 1-4”

TBR & BEYOND: June 2022

As we hurtle towards the half-way point of the year, it’s time to re-examine our TBR stacks and decide what to read in the month of June. I’m making good progress on my various reading goals, so this month I might shake things up a little. Let’s talk TBR. TBR Aw, look at the poorContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: June 2022”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: May 2022

What a month it’s been. May was a good month both for general reading and the blog more specifically. I’ve had a record amount of posts, and a record number of views. There’s a lot to talk about, so let’s get straight to it. BOOK HAUL I bought a couple of books this month, butContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: May 2022”

BOOK REVIEW: Stolen Earth, by J. T. Nicholas

A standalone novel Published by Titan Books First published in 2021 A post-apocalyptic space opera SF 397 pages Old Earth has been destroyed. The ruins ruled over by unfettered Artificial Intelligences. Only an array of satellites prevents these deadly machines escaping into the Solar System. But while nothing comes out, one ship is about toContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Stolen Earth, by J. T. Nicholas”

BOOK REVIEW: Lesser Evil, by Timothy Zahn

Book Three of the Thrawn Ascendancy trilogy Published by Del Rey in 2021 A Space Opera novel 548 pages The Chiss Ascendancy teeters on the brink of civil war. The enigmatic Jixtus prepares to lead an invasion of zealots intent on ‘enlightening’ the Chiss. In their path stands one officer: Thrawn. The odds are againstContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Lesser Evil, by Timothy Zahn”