Caliban’s War by James S.A. Corey

The second installment is just as good as the first, if not better. We get a few more viewpoints in addition to Holden. Prax, a botanist whose search for his daughter is the driver for the plot. Bobby, a Martian marine and Avasarala, a major UN figure. Avasarala is an amazing character, a foul-mouthed, no …

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

This is the first proper space opera I’ve read for a long time apart from Star Wars novels and I really enjoyed it. It’s set in the not too distant future and I have to say that the world that is shown strikes me as very believable. OK maybe not the ‘Epstein Drive’ (though you …

Dark Eden by Chris Beckett

This book wasn’t bad, maybe I just read it at the wrong time. There were bits that were definitely interesting but other parts, I wouldn’t say I was bored, but I just didn’t care. The premise of the book was intriguing; what would a prototype society be like from a modern single woman and man? …

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