Review: Downbelow Station

Downbelow StationDownbelow Station by C. J. Cherryh
Company Wars series #1 – Alliance-Union universe
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My Rating3.5 out of 5 Stars 3.5 out of 5 stars 
First Published: February 1981
Read from: October 1, 2014 to January 26, 2015
Awards: 1982 Hugo Award for Best Novel

Downbelow Station: Classic Sci-Fi & an Inspiration to BSG reboot?

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Review: Leviathan Wakes

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. CoreyLeviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey
The Expanse series #1
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My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars
First Published: June 2011
Read from: Jun 22 to July 3, 2014
Awards: Nominated for 2012 Hugo Awards for Best Novel and the 2012 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction

“Leviathan Wakes” My Appetite For Cool Space Opera

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Leviathan Wakes on the whole was a VERY entertaining bit of space opera science fiction, with some tantalizing bits of “hard sci-fi”, “horror”, “detective story” & “military sci-fi” thrown in. The book is the first in the highly acclaimed Expanse series, written by James S.A. Corey – a pen name for the collaboration of Albuquerque, New Mexico authors Ty Franck & Daniel Abraham, the last of which also is known to work closely with George R.R. Martin. Read My Full Review →