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Millenial Hospitality III - a good bedtime read

Advantages: Unique experiences related in a factual manner.
Disadvantages: Somewhat repetitive and meandering in places

I came across these books while surfing Amazon and had to buy them all, 4 books to this series. I enjoy reading about unusual experiences and these were claimed to have some factual basis, although the first book was written as a fictional account. This ...

Trish1996 05.12.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Millennial Hospitality III - Charles James Hall

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I'm a Prince, Get me out of here!!

Advantages: A very entertaining read.
Disadvantages: Will not appeal to everybody.

In 2000 there was an event that many will have missed. John Ringo burst onto the military science fiction scene with the force of a bomb. Here was a new talent that was already showing great promise. Exactly how he came to be collaborating with David Webe ...

Coloneljohn 20.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of March Upcountry - John Ringo, David Weber

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No Maze, but Plenty of Death

Advantages: Characterisation, unusual premise (God exists)
Disadvantages: A shame that he needed the introduction to make these things explicit

Science-fiction has been slow to achieve the kind of scholarly respect afforded to many literary genres. The reasons for this are probably tied in with the genre's vast library of luridly-titled pulp paperbacks, apparently shallow tales of rockets and rob ...

Olly_Plimsoll 16.02.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Maze Of Death - Philip K. Dick

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Biology Versus Technology

Advantages: A very entertaining and thought provoking read.
Disadvantages: Classed as Military sci-fi so some will be put off.

Background history of stories and their universe. Book 1. Due to an accident in a University laboratory that was doing particle physics research, a situation occurred where stable "Gates" between Earth and some other planets were opened. One of ...

Coloneljohn 12.04.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Manxome Foe - John Ringo & Travis Taylor

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Janeway or No-Way!

Advantages: Written by Jeri Taylor, Janeway's 'creator'
Disadvantages: Odd plot-jumping going on

When I first heard about this novel I was excited by two things: finally, a novel about this character's early life, a work demanding the kind of detail and continuity that the show usually shies away from. Secondly - it was written by Jeri Taylor herself ...

captainkate 05.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Mosaic (Star Trek Voyager) - Jeri Taylor

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