SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Quarterfinalists

After months of reading and deliberation, At Boundary’s Edge is proud to reveal the self-published books that have made it through the first round of cuts. As a reminder, we have read the first 20% of each of these books and then vote don whether or not to continue. As a team of three judges,Continue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: Meet the Quarterfinalists”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: The Fifth Cuts

Welcome back to the SPSFC! As we read through our thirty allotted books in search of three to send through to the next round, we sadly must bid farewell to the majority. At this stage in the competition, we are making initial judgements based on the first 20% of each book. It is entirely possibleContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: The Fifth Cuts”

BOOK REVIEW: The Best of World SF Volume 1, edited by Lavie Tidhar

Publisher: Head of Zeus Genre: Various Pages: 583 Publication Date: 01/042021 Verdict: 2/5   In recent years, there has been an explosion of interest in authors from non-English speaking languages. Here in the UK, it certainly seems as though Head of Zeus are leading the charge when it comes to fiction from outside the AnglophoneContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Best of World SF Volume 1, edited by Lavie Tidhar”

TV REVIEW: Space: Above and Beyond

Starring: Morgan Weisser, Kristen Cloke, Rodney Rowland, Lanei Chapman, Joel de le Fuente, James Morrison Seasons: 1 Episodes: 23 Genre: Military SF Broadcaster: Fox First Aired: 1995-96 Verdict: 5/5   Talk to a science fiction enthusiast for more than a few minutes and you’re likely to get into the topic of cancelled TV shows. ObviouslyContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Space: Above and Beyond”

BOOK REVIEW: Dark Age, by Pierce Brown

-Hold up! This is a sequel. Find my reviews of Red Rising, Golden Son, Morning Star, and Iron Gold by clicking on the links- Series: Red Rising (#5) Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Genre: Grimdark SF Pages: 752 Publication Date: 2019 Verdict: 2/5   The solar system is at war. Darrow and Virginia struggle to hold on toContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Dark Age, by Pierce Brown”

BOOK REVIEW: Fortune of War, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#9) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 349 Publication Date: 2017 Verdict: 5/5   Two decades since their destruction, the technological legacy of the Husnock threatens Galactic peace. As numerous factions fight over the remnants of the Husnock,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Fortune of War, by David Mack”

TBR & BEYOND: November 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of TBR & BEYOND, a new regular feature where I take a look at my TBR, run through my reading plans for the month ahead, and talk about science-fiction related things I’m excited about for the coming month. A fair bit of this is similar to the previous month, butContinue reading “TBR & BEYOND: November 2021”

MONTHLY ROUNDUP: October 2021

October has been a good month here At Boundary’s Edge. Twenty posts in total, which is around the number I seem to have settled on this year. That number is largely book review, of course, which continue to be the bread and butter of my blogging. But I’ve also been diversifying a little bit. StillContinue reading “MONTHLY ROUNDUP: October 2021”

SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: The Fourth Cuts

Welcome back to the SPSFC! As we read through our thirty allotted books in search of three to send through to the next round, we sadly must bid farewell to the majority. At this stage in the competition, we are making initial judgements based on the first 20% of each book. It is entirely possibleContinue reading “SPSFC At Boundary’s Edge: The Fourth Cuts”

BOOK REVIEW: Sight Unseen, by James Swallow

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#8) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 385 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 3/5   The newly promoted Admiral Riker has received his new orders. no more exploration of unknown space, but to oversee frontiers closer to home. WithContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sight Unseen, by James Swallow”