Science Fiction

Reviews of books in this genre:

Hidden Empire by

This has been sat on the to-read shelf for a while, largely due to its size — at 662 pages in the paperback version I have — as the time commitment meant I was preferring smaller books. I am very glad I took the plunge though, as this was a gripping space opera. The cast – Read the rest of this review

The Power by

Not sure where I got the recommendation for this, but it was the premise that intrigued me. The story is told from the viewpoint of several different characters from totally different backgrounds, and they are constantly moving locations to add even more variety (it would have been interesting to see the changes within a specific – Read the rest of this review

How to Stop Time by

What would happen if you didn’t age like everyone else and you lived longer, a lot longer. How much longer? Well, you were born in the 15th Century, but you look like you’re in your forties now. That’s the situation the protagonist of this book is in. It’s an interesting premise and it gives it – Read the rest of this review

Caliban’s War by

For those who are unaware, the Expanse series of books is now a TV series. I started watching after I had read the first book, Leviathan Wakes. The series continues on to cover the start of this book, so some of the plot was already known to me. There were some deviations, as with all – Read the rest of this review

Dune by

I was aware of Dune from the movie, which is one of my favourites (it’s well worth a watch, because the design team was clearly on something strong). I knew it was based on a book and I’d been meaning to read it for a while. I actually have the first three books in an – Read the rest of this review