Category Archives: sci fi

Vanguard by Jack Campbell

As much as I loved the Lost Fleet series (all of them) this fell a bit flat for me. Likely the narrator from the Audible version I listened to had something to do with it. But it was a case … Continue reading

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Chain of Command by Frank Chadwick

Chain of Command is a well written military sci fi with a heavy emphasis on military. Taking cues from a notable World War II battle, it’s clear the author has done his homework in both the military lingo/attitude as well … Continue reading

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Valerian Shingouzlooz Inc by Wilfrid Lupano, Mathieu Lauffray

I have not read the previous incarnations of Valerian comics nor had I seen the movie. So I was going into this fresh and with no expectations. Unfortunately, this wasn’t my cup of tea. I’m not a big fan of … Continue reading

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The Wrong Stars by Tim Pratt

The Wrong Stars is an entertaining and accessible sci fi opera/romp featuring imaginative aliens, cyborgs, pirates, and space battles. The pace is quick and the story never lags or gets lost in the technology. But we also have a female … Continue reading

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World Trigger 18 by Daisuke Ashihara

World Trigger 18 is bittersweet – it’s the last of World Trigger manga for now since author Daisuke Ashihara is taking a sabbatical due to health reasons. The story nicely completes the rank wars while also giving us a great … Continue reading

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The Rule of Luck by Catherine Cerveny

There are authors who blend romance and sci fi perfectly – Linna Sinclair, for example always strikes the perfect balance. Here, with Catherine Cerveny’s Rule of Luck, we have the opposite: the science fiction is simplistic window dressing for a … Continue reading

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Astra Lost In Space Volume 1 by

Astra Lost In Space is an energetic action/cooperation tale that unfortunately hits about every shounen (boys) branch in the cliche tree: girls all with large chests and clothes that show them off, genki but stupid/sweet lead female character, go getter … Continue reading

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