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Review: “The Goodall Mutiny,” Gretchen Rix

Pros: High anxiety; interesting mystery Cons: Utterly bizarre style; small problems Rating: 2 out of 5 I’m not entirely sure what to make of the experience of reading Gretchen Rix’s The Goodall Mutiny (The Goodall Mysteries) (Volume 1). Lieutenant Joan

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Review: “Lords of the Earth,” David Bowles

Pros: Interesting characters and solution Cons: Didn’t pull me in right away Rating: 4 out of 5 I got David Bowles’s Lords Of The Earth: A Kaiju Novel from a Storybundle, so while Kaiju aren’t usually my thing, I was

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Review: “Lucky Revenge,” Joshua James

Pros: Plenty of machinations; great action Cons: A bit confusing Rating: 4 out of 5 In Joshua James’s Lucky Revenge: Lucky’s Marines | Book Six, the Cardinal Order has joined forces with the alien Dalmuk to attack the home world

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Review: “Stars Like Cold Fire,” Brent Nichols

Pros: Engrossing, intriguing military sf Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Brent Nichols’s Stars Like Cold Fire introduces us to officer trainee Jeff Yi. He and his good friend Carolita (Carrie) Doolittle are each outcasts in their class of

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Review: “Invincible,” David Bruns

Pros: Interesting characters; great space battles Cons: The aliens seem stereotypical so far Rating: 4 out of 5 David Bruns’s Invincible: The First Swarm War Book One is an engrossing read. XO Addison Halsey, of the ISS Invincible, thinks something

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Review: “Lucky Invasion,” Joshua James

Pros: Wonderful action and characters Cons: A little forced Rating: 4 out of 5 Joshua James’s Lucky Invasion: Lucky’s Marines | Book Five is an excellent continuation of the series. Sergeant Lee “Lucky” Savage is once again sent on a

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Review: “Guilt in Innocence,” Keith R.A. DeCandido

Pros: Engrossing action and characters Cons: Telepathic abilities don’t feel consistent Rating: 4 out of 5 Keith R.A. DeCandido is the author of Guilt in Innocence (Tales of the Scattered Earth Book 4), Tales of the Olodumere Hegemony Book 1.

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Review: “Fiction River: Valor,” edited by Lee Allred

Pros: Excellent military science fiction stories Cons: As always in anthologies, some stories are better than others Rating: 4 out of 5 I was going to read the next Anatomy & Physiology chapter today. Somehow, Fiction River: Valor (Fiction River:

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New military sci-fi story bundle!

I’m so addicted to these story bundles. Now there’s a new Valor: Military Science Fiction story bundle. I know I’m grabbing it!

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Review: “Lucky Forever,” Joshua James

Pros: Fantastic, intense action scenes Cons: I feel like I’m missing something Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Since my third class of the term (physics) hasn’t started yet, I decided I could afford to take a few hours to read

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