BOOK REVIEW: Rough Beasts of Empire, by David R. George III

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Typhon Pact (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 383 Publication Date: 2011 Verdict: 3/5   Benjamin Sisko is no longer the Emissary. In the wake of the Borg invasion, he returns to his duty as a Starfleet captain.Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Rough Beasts of Empire, by David R. George III”

BOOK REVIEW: God Emperor of Dune, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Gollancz Series: Dune Chronicles (#4) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 454 Publication Date: 1981 Verdict: 1/5   For three thousand years, Leto Atreides II has sat upon his throne on Arrakis. Less human with every passing year, Leto guides humanity along his vision ofContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: God Emperor of Dune, by Frank Herbert”

BOOK REVIEW: Children of Dune, by Frank Herbert

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Gollancz Series: Dune Chronicles (#3) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 426 Publication Date: 1976 Verdict: 2/5   Muad’Dib has walked into the desert to die. Behind him he leaves two orphans, Leto and Ghanima. Neither is old enough to inherit his empire, and soContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Children of Dune, by Frank Herbert”

BOOK REVIEW: Lost Souls, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– –major spoilers– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Destiny (#3) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 444 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 5/5   The Federation’s darkest hour is at hand. Thousnads of Borg cubes rampage through the Alpha Quadrant, obliterating all in their path. OnlyContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Lost Souls, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Mere Mortals, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Destiny (#2) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 428 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 5/5   Titan has been captured by the Caeliar, the secretive species who captured the Columbia two centuries earlier. But while Captain Riker faces a choice between terribleContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Mere Mortals, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Gods of Night, by David Mack

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Series: Destiny (#1) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 423 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 5/5 For fifteen years, Jean-Luc Picard has known that the Borg would one day pose an existential threat to the Federation. Now that day has finallyContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Gods of Night, by David Mack”

BOOK REVIEW: Greater Than The Sum, by Christopher L. Bennett

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Nemesis Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 350 Publication Date: 2008 Verdict: 4/5 Jean-Luc Picard is trying to start a new life with his wife Beverly, but the past will not let go so easily. The crew of the Enterprise may change,Continue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Greater Than The Sum, by Christopher L. Bennett”

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

-Click here for a full index of my Dune Saga reviews- Publisher: Pocket Books Series: Heroes of Dune (#2) Genre: Space Opera Pages: 448 Publication Date: 2009 Verdict: 4/5 Paul Atriedes is gone, lost to the sands of Dune following the death of his beloved Chani. In his wake he leaves newborn twins, and anContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Winds of Dune, by Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson”

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: Shards of Earth, by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Series: The Final Architecture (#1) Publisher: Tor Genre: Space Opera Pages: 533 Publication Date: 27/05/2021 Verdict: 5/5 The Architects destroyed Earth, and nearly eradicated the human race. Idris helped end that war. A generation has passed since then, and now Idris is being sought by powers that want to use him as a weapon. There areContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Shards of Earth, by Adrian Tchaikovsky”