AUDIO REVIEW: Star Wars: Ronin, by Emma Mieko Candon

Click here for all of my Star Wars content Narrated by Joel de la Fuente A Star Wars: Visions novel Published by Penguin in 2021 A Science Fantasy novel 12 hours 21 minutes long ⭐⭐⭐ On a nowhere world, a rogue force-user hunts down his former colleagues. But is this Ronin a killer, a hero,Continue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Star Wars: Ronin, by Emma Mieko Candon”

INCOMING FIRE: Upcoming SF in 2022

Congratulations! You’ve survived another year. And for that you deserve a reward. Now, if you’re anything like me, you’ll already have a stack of books to read after the festive season. But what TBR is complete without *one more book*? Certainly not mine. And it looks like 2022 will have enough books on the wayContinue reading “INCOMING FIRE: Upcoming SF in 2022”

AUDIO REVIEW: Tempest Runner, by Cavan Scott

-For more Star Wars content, click on this link- Genre: Space Opera Publisher: Penguin Runtime: 6hrs 5m Release Date: 31/08/2021 Cast: Jessica Almasy, Dan Bittner, Orlagh Cassidy, Sullivan Jones, January LaVoy, Kathleen McInerney, Tara Sands, Vikas Adam, Neil Hellegers, Saskia Maarleveld, Soneela Nankani, Marc Thompson, Shannon Tyo Verdict: 3/5 Lourna Dee, a Tempest Runner ofContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Tempest Runner, by Cavan Scott”

SPOILER ALERT! It’s Okay To Know Things

This week, Star Trek announced via their official channels that Annie Wershing would be appearing in upcoming episodes as the Borg Queen. This excites me for two reasons. One: any mention of the Borg and I get excited. They’re one of Star Trek’s greatest inventions. Two, Wershing will be the third actress to portray theContinue reading “SPOILER ALERT! It’s Okay To Know Things”

AUDIO REVIEW: Ahsoka, by E.K. Johnston

-You can find the rest of my Star Wars content by clicking here- -This review contains some minor spoilers. Proceed with caution- Read By: Ashley Eckstein Genre: Space Opera Publisher: Disney Runtime: 7hrs 4m Release Date: 11/10/2016 Verdict: 4/5 Ahsoka Tano has turned her back on the Jedi. But as the newly founded Empire tightensContinue reading “AUDIO REVIEW: Ahsoka, by E.K. Johnston”

THE WISHLIST: Second Chances and Reexaminations

A little while ago I made a list of Heavy Hitters: Big names in the SF world that I wanted to try out. I started thinking of that list when I thought about authors I hadn’t read but wanted to, but as the list developed, I realised a lot of those names were authors I’dContinue reading “THE WISHLIST: Second Chances and Reexaminations”

I’m A Sucker For . . . Long Retreats

There are a lot of tropes I like. The ship and a crew dynamic. The con artist thinking on their feet. The fall of civilisations. But one that stands out above the others is the idea of a long retreat. Whether it’s a gruelling march through hostile territory, or a lonely trek through unfamiliar stars,Continue reading “I’m A Sucker For . . . Long Retreats”

Never Gonna Give EU Up: 7 Of The Best Expanded Universe Star Wars Novels

From the moment Timothy Zahn’s Thrawn trilogy was published, the Star Wars universe was never the same again. The Expanded Universe that developed over the next two decades was an intricate place home to many of the stories that fostered my love of science fiction. But with over a hundred books to choose from, the timelineContinue reading “Never Gonna Give EU Up: 7 Of The Best Expanded Universe Star Wars Novels”

Brave New Worlds: Upcoming SF in 2021

2020 was a rough year for most, but definitely for science fiction. A lot of industries ground to a halt, meaning that many of this year’s expected releases have been ushed back to 2021. On the plus side, that means next year is going to be absolutely packed with science fiction goodies. Here’s just aContinue reading “Brave New Worlds: Upcoming SF in 2021”

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”