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Review: “Lucky Empire,” Joshua James

Pros: Pacing; characters; action; worldbuilding Cons: The Empire’s alien tech built up awfully fast Rating: 4.5 out of 5 In Joshua James’s Lucky Empire: Lucky’s Marines | Book Three we pick up again after the events of Lucky Universe and

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Review: “Lucky Legacy,” Joshua James

Pros: Less confusing than its predecessor; great action; interesting world-building Cons: Still a bit confusing in places; typos Rating: 4 out of 5 Lucky Legacy: Lucky’s Marines | Book Two is the sequel to Joshua James’s Lucky Universe. While that

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Review: “Lucky Universe,” Joshua James

Pros: Fascinating new universe; great combat scenes Cons: Somewhat confusing in places; opening didn’t grab me Rating: 4 out of 5 Joshua James’s Lucky Universe: Lucky’s Marines | Book One is a great military sci-fi novel about a bunch of

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Review: “Daughter of Nothing,” Eric Kent Edstrom

Pros: Interesting diversion Cons: I don’t feel compelled to read more Rating: 3 out of 5 Eric Kent Edstrom’s Daughter of Nothing (The Scion Chronicles) (Volume 1) investigates an unusual island with an even more unusual group of people living

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Review: “The Privilege of Peace,” Tanya Huff

Pros: Inventive, interesting, and engrossing Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Tanya Huff’s The Privilege of Peace is the third novel in her Peacekeeper trilogy, which follows her Confederation/Valor series about space marine Torin Kerr and her adventures. The

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Review: “Nightflyers and Other Stories,” George R.R. Martin

Pros: Fascinating little nuggets of sci-fi Cons: A seeming plot hole or two; could use more character depth Rating: 4 out of 5 George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers & Other Stories is a collection of a handful of science fiction stories,

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Review: “Spores,” Ike Hamill

Pros: Fascinating story of horror-in-the-woods Cons: Ending kind of goes off the rails Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Ike Hamill’s Spores is an entry into the world of horror-in-the-woods, with a heavy dose of possession and alien intent. Marie wants

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Review: “A Peace Divided,” Tanya Huff

Pros: Wonderful character development; gorgeous world; excellent action Cons: A bit slow in one chunk; a lot of characters to keep track of! Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Now that my Anatomy I class is over, I can fit a

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Review: “An Ancient Peace,” Tanya Huff

Pros: Still the usual amazing world-building and characters Cons: Definitely read the Confederation novels first! Rating: 5 out of 5 In Tanya Huff’s An Ancient Peace, the first book in her Peacekeeper trilogy, she returns to her Confederation world. This

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Military SF Story Bundle

I’m fond of military SF (In particular Tanya Huff’s Confederation series), so I jumped on this military SF ebook bundle. Now I just need to find time to read it…

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