BOOK REVIEW: Orion’s Hounds, by Christopher L. Bennett

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 379 Publication Date: 2006 Verdict: 3/5   Titan‘s journey takes it into the breeding grounds of the star-jellies first encountered at Farpoint Station. But where there are animals, there are hunters,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Orion’s Hounds, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOOK REVIEW: The Red King, by Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 362 Publication Date: 2005 Verdict: 3/5 Flung across the Galaxy and beyond, Titan finds itself in the territory of a species known as the Neyel. But these are no aliens. The NeyelContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Red King, by Andy Mangels & Michael A. Martin”

BOOK REVIEW: Taking Wing, by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Titan (#1) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 359 Publication Date: 2005 Verdict: 5/5   William Riker is captain of the USS Titan, the first in a new class of exploration vessels. But Titan’s maiden voyage is not one of discovery,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Taking Wing, by Michael A. Martin & Andy Mangels”

BOOK REVIEW: All That’s Left, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#4) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 369 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 4/5 An archaeological dig is the unlikely target of an unknown alien vessel. Rushing to the rescue, the crew of the Endeavour find themselves facingContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: All That’s Left, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore”

BOOK REVIEW: Long Shot, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 318 Publication Date: 2015 Verdict: 5/5   The USS Sagittarius stumbles across an odd energy reading, leading them to a planet on the brink of scientific revolution. But this newContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Long Shot, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Point of Divergence, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-The Original Series Series: Seekers (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 351 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 3/5   The crews of the Sagittarius and the Endeavour face an escalating and deadly crisis as the Tomol people give in to theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Point of Divergence, by Dayton Ward & Kevin Dilmore”

BOOK REVIEW: Mentats of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Series: Schools of Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 445 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 5/5 Torn between the technological advances of Venport Holdings and the fanaticism of the Butlerian movement, the Imperium stands on the brink of civil war. InContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Mentats of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Sisterhood of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Series: Schools of Dune (#1) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 496 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 5/5   The Imperium stands at a crossroads. Along one path lies a new age of technology and the possibility of new thinking machines. Down theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Sisterhood of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

Are YOU a Book Snob?

Something I’ve seen coming up time and again, though moreso in recent months, are articles about elitism and snobbery in the world of books. Now, i’ve been on the receiving end of this snobbery myself. Through several years of university, I had (well, chose) to fight back against academics who thought genre fiction wasn’t worthwhile. AContinue reading “Are YOU a Book Snob?”

BOOK REVIEW: Patterns of Interference, by Christopher L. Bennett

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– –This review contains spoilers. Proceed with caution– Era: Enterprise Series: Rise of the Federation (#5) Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genre: Space Opera Pages: 351 Publication Date: 2017 Verdict: 5/5 As the young Federation grapples with the fallout of the Ware crisis, Jonathan ArcherContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Patterns of Interference, by Christopher L. Bennett”