The Mighty First, Episode 4: Minerva Rising by Mark Bordner @mark_bordner | @kurtsprings1 #review #militarysciencefiction

Author: Mark Bordner Book: The Mighty First, Episode 4: Minerva Rising Published: December 2015 Publisher: Createspace Genre: Science Fiction Source: Paperback         Rating:  Synopsis: The Storian occupation of Earth is in its final throws. The mop-up operations are winding down. Emperor Grozet is preparing to retreat after two years of war on […]

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Press Gang! by Donny Savoie @donnysavoie | @kurtsprings1 #review #militarysciencefiction

Author: Donny Savoie Book: Press Gang! Published: April 2014 Publisher: BookBaby Genre: Science Fiction Source: eBook           Rating:  Synopsis: Killian Connacher of New Dublin has begun his journey from civilian student to battle hardened marine. Taken by a press gang, he has been impressed into the service of the Royal Marines […]

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Right to Know by Edward Willet @ewillett | @kurtsprings1 #review #spaceopera

Author: Edward Willet Book: Right to Know Published: September 2013 Publisher: Bundoran Press Publishing Genre: Science Fiction Source: eBook       Rating:  Synopsis: Arthur “Art” Stoddard is the civilian information officer on the generation ship Mayflower II. The captain and crew rule with an iron fist, judging what information is too dangerous for public […]

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The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster @kurtsprings1 #review #spaceopera #starwars

Author: Alan Dean Foster Book: The Force Awakens (Star Wars #7) Published: December 2015 Publisher: Lucas Books Genre: Science Fiction Source: Hardcover           Rating:  Synopsis: Years after the battle of Endor, the death of Palpatine, and the reclamation of Darth Vadar/Anakin Skywalker, the darkness is rising again. The remnant of the […]

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Bloodstar by Ian Douglas @kurtsprings1 #review #military #science fiction

Author: Ian Douglas Book: Bloodstar (Star Corpsman #1) Published: August 2012 Publisher: Harper Voyager Genre: Science Fiction Source: Paperback Rating:  Synopsis: Navy Corpsman Elliot Carlyle, also known as E-Car, or Doc, is part of the interstellar Fleet Marine Force, in Bravo Company’s Black Wizards. Trained in the latest battlefield medicine, he joined the navy to […]

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Metal Boxes by Alan Black @alblack77 | @kurtsprings1

Author: Alan Black Book: Metal Boxes Published: September 2013 Publisher: CreateSpace Genre: Science Fiction Source: Kindle Rating:  Synopsis: At 15-years-old, Midshipman Blackmon Perry Stone has graduated from the empire’s cadet training academy. It hasn’t been smooth sailing. While he has a knack for finding unusual ways of solving problems, this often puts him at odds […]

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The Kassa Gambit by M. C. Planck @kurtsprings1 #review #sciencefiction #spaceopera

Author: Planck, M. C. Book: The Kassa Gambit Published: January 2013 Publisher: Tor Books Genre: Science Fiction Source: eBook Rating:  Synopsis: Prudence Falling is a young captain of a tramp freighter. She was an orphan from the dead world of Strattenburg. With a crew of misfits, she transports cargo (not always legal) and distributes the profits […]

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