BOOK REVIEW: What Price Honor? by Dave Stern

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 1 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera/Military SF Pages: 298 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 A member of the Enterprise crew is dead, having seemingly turned traitor. But is there more to the story of Alana Hart? And how does itContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: What Price Honor? by Dave Stern”

BOOK REVIEW: By the Book, by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Enterprise, Season 1 Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 252 Publication Date: 2003 Verdict: 4/5 First contact is the reason Jonathan Archer travels, but what do you do when communication with aliens is impossible? And when there are two aliens onContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: By the Book, by Dean Wesley Smith & Kristine Kathryn Rusch”

BOOK REVIEW: The Buried Age, by Christopher L. Bennett

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: The Lost Era/ Pre-Next Generation Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Social SF Pages: 433 Publication Date: 2007 Verdict: 4/5   Jean-Luc Picard. Once captain of the Stargazer, now taking a leave of absence from Starfleet. As the Alpha Quadrant grows ever more dangerous, all PicardContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Buried Age, by Christopher L. Bennett”

BOOK REVIEW: The Dark Veil, by James Swallow

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– –spoilers for Season 1 of Star Trek: Picard– Era: Pre-Picard Publisher: Gallery Genre: Space Opera Pages: 321 Publication Date: 02/01/2021 Verdict: 5/5   The Federation has fallen on hard times, and Captain William Riker of the USS Titan finds himself wondering what hisContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Dark Veil, by James Swallow”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 1

Starring: Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noel Wells, Eugene Cordero, Dawnn Lewis, Jerry O’Connell, Gillian Vigman, Fred Tatasciore Episodes: 10 Genre: Social SF, Space Opera Broadcaster: Amazon Prime (UK) First Aired: 22/01/21 (UK) Verdict: 4/5 It’s hard to know what to make of Lower Decks before you go in. The mind behind the infamous Rick and Morty hardlyContinue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Season 1”

TV REVIEW: Star Trek: The Animated Series

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelly, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, James Doohan, Majel Barett Seasons: 2 Episodes: 22 Genre: Social SF, Space Opera Broadcaster: Netflix (UK) First Aired: 1973-1974 Verdict: 2/5 One of the joys of a Netflix account is having access to over fifty years of Star Trek at the touch of a button.Continue reading “TV REVIEW: Star Trek: The Animated Series”

BOOK REVIEW: Architects of Infinity, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#9) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 384 Publication Date: 2018 Verdict: 4/5 Seeking to avoid further confrontation with the Krenim, Admiral Janeway leads the Full Circle Fleet in a scientific investigation of the sort StarfleetContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Architects of Infinity, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: Protectors, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#5) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 385 Publication Date: 2014 Verdict: 5/5 Having returned from the dead, Kathryn Janeway returns to the Alpha Quadrant to face questions over her suitability for command. In the DeltaContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: Protectors, by Kirsten Beyer”

BOOK REVIEW: The Eternal Tide, by Kirsten Beyer

–click here for a full index of all my Star Trek reviews– –this review contains major spoilers– Era: Post-Voyager Series: Voyager: Full Circle (#4) Publisher: Pocket Books Genre: Space Opera Pages: 385 Publication Date: 2012 Verdict: 3/5   Fourteen months ago, Kathryn Janeway gave her life to save the Federation from the Borg. Now, asContinue reading “BOOK REVIEW: The Eternal Tide, by Kirsten Beyer”

STAR TREK: The Top 1%

With the completion of Discovery‘s third season, Star Trek as a franchise now has a whopping 801 episodes of television and film. That’s a number that takes into account, The Original Series, The Animated Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise, Discovery, Short Treks, Picard, Lower Decks, and every film from The Motion PictureContinue reading “STAR TREK: The Top 1%”