Category Archives: sci fi

Siege Weapons by Harry F. Rey

This is a very hard one to rate. The writing is solid, the world building and characterization decently done, and it is a quick and easy read. But the book has a very strong dichotomy: it is a moody sci … Continue reading

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Odysseus Ascendant by Evan Currie

This is just such a fun series! At times, I feel like this is what the entire Star Wars saga could have been, had Lucas written them all at once instead of piecemeal. It’s not high art science fiction – … Continue reading

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Skyward by Joe Henderson, Lee Garbett, Antonio Fabela

I greatly enjoyed Skyward. It is clear author Henderson had a fun time with the concept and characters and that made for an engaging read. The art is bright, clean, and inspired – matching the story perfectly. Of course, don’t … Continue reading

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Last Pick Volume 1 by Jason Walz

Last Pick is an easy-to-follow sci fi story about alien invasion. The plot focuses on twins – one autistic and one who learns to stand up for her unusual brother, and their somewhat dysfunctional relationship. There is a huge cliffhanger … Continue reading

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Skyfarer by Joseph Brassey

Amidst the current crop of harsh pessimistic sci fi books, Skyfarer drops in enthusiastically channeling Star Wars and early 1970s optimism. It was a time when aliens sent us musical symbols as we chased them to Devil’s Mountain instead of … Continue reading

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The Warrior King by Evan Currie

Currie’s wonderful pulp sci fi series begins a new story arc as the Drasin Earth Invasaion finished the Odyssey One story with its precipitous fall in battle. Now, a new “heroic” class of Earth/Priminae spaceships are changing the battles in … Continue reading

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Beyond Meridian by C.C. Bridges

Lacking world building, nuance, and depth, Beyond Meridian often feels like a warmed over Luke/Han Solo slash fanfiction. The leads were nearly perfect copies of those two characters – even to where they have to infiltrate and then rescue the … Continue reading

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