BOOK REVIEW: To Lose the Earth, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#10) Publisher: Gallery Genre: Space Opera Pages: 352 Publication Date: 2020 Verdict: 5/5 Lieutenant Harry Kim is a man beset by problems. The love of his life is dying. His unborn daughter lives only thanks to aContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: To Lose the Earth, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: The Battle of Corrin, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Series: Legends of Dune (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 580 Publication Date: 2004 Verdict: 3/5   The Butlerian Jihad is almost at an end. With thinking machines driven back to the stronghold of Corrin, the allied human forces find themselvesContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Battle of Corrin, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: The Machine Crusade, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: New English Library Series: Legends of Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 660 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 3/5 The Butlerian Jihad has commenced. Humanity fights a desperate battle for survival as the machines, and the evermind Omnius press on. As the interstellar armsContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Machine Crusade, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: A Pocket Full of Lies, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#8) Publisher: Pocket Books/Time Travel Genre: Space Opera Pages: 381 Publication Date: 2016 Verdict: 3/5   Moving deeper into the unknown reaches of the Delta Quadrant, Voyager stumbles into a war between two species who claim theContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: A Pocket Full of Lies, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: Acts of Contrition, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#6) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera/Social SF Pages: 390 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 5/5   Voyager has made contact with the Confederacy of the First Quadrant, a growing power within the Delta Quadrant who could proveContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Acts of Contrition, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: Unworthy, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 370 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 5/5   Voyager returns to the Delta Quadrant, this time spearheading a fleet tasked with exploring this distant region of space. Their first priorityContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Unworthy, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: Tales of Dune (Expanded Edition), by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: WordFire Press Genre: Space Opera Pages: 213 Publication Date: 2017 Verdict: 4/5 Eight stories that span the distance and chronology of the Dune Saga, from the time of the Butlerian Jihad to the chaos following the Scattering. . . As a general rule, IContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Tales of Dune (Expanded Edition), by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

BOOK REVIEW: Rough Trails, by L. A. Graf

–Click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– –This review contains spoilers. Proceed with caution–     Era: The Original Series Series: New Earth (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 360 Publication Date: 2000 Verdict: 3/5   Belle Terre. The latest planet to be colonised by the Federation. ThisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Rough Trails, by L. A. Graf”

TV REVIEW: The Mandalorian, Season 2

–Season 1 review located here– Starring: Pedro Pascal Episodes: 8 Genre: Space Opera Broadcaster: Disney+ First Aired: 2020 Verdict: 5/5 Look at social media and you’ll see a common theme emerging: The Mandalorian has saved Star Wars. Now, I don’t really think Star Wars needed saving, but there is no denying the popularity of StarContinue reading “TV REVIEW: The Mandalorian, Season 2”

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”