RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 147,673
Posts: 5,839,871
Members: 26,169
Currently online: 450
Newest member: Frankov

TrekToday headlines

Perth Mint Voyager Coins
By: T'Bonz on Sep 1

Face Off To Feature Trek Makeup
By: T'Bonz on Sep 1

Pegg Omaze Video Features Outtakes
By: T'Bonz on Sep 1

Vulcan Ale – The Genesis Effect
By: T'Bonz on Aug 31

Shatner Writing Book About Friendship With Nimoy
By: T'Bonz on Aug 31

Nimoy Documentary ON COPD In Progress
By: T'Bonz on Aug 31

Three New Star Trek Beyond Set Shots
By: T'Bonz on Aug 31

Retro Review: Elogium
By: Michelle Erica Green on Aug 28

Trek Swype Keyboard
By: T'Bonz on Aug 28

Meaney In Talks For McGuinness Role
By: T'Bonz on Aug 27


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Misc. Star Trek > Trek Literature

Trek Literature "...Good words. That's where ideas begin."

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old January 18 2013, 01:50 AM   #1636
Cap'n Crunch
Captain
 
Cap'n Crunch's Avatar
 
Location: Knoxville, TN
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I finished Mere Anarchy: Shadows of the Indignant yesterday and started on Mere Anarchy: The Darkness Drops Again today.
__________________
Some trees flourish, others die. Some cattle grow strong, others are taken by wolves. Some men are born rich enough and dumb enough to enjoy their lives. Ain't nothing fair. You know that. - John Marston, Red Dead Redemption
Cap'n Crunch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 19 2013, 02:36 AM   #1637
TJ Sinclair
Captain
 
TJ Sinclair's Avatar
 
Location: There and back again...
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

So, just finished Brinkmanship. A fairly quick read, and pretty enjoyable, if eminently frustrating, as I'm sure was the point. I haven't read Una's other novels yet, just The Lotus Flower novella, which I truly did enjoy back when it came out. I'll put Hollow Men and The Never-Ending Sacrifice on the "to read" list.

The anthropological perspective in this book was quite fascinating, and made me appreciate the characterization of the Tzenkethi in the novelverse more than I previously had. Let me reiterate, just to forestall any possible argument, there's absolutely nothing wrong with the Pocket Books concept of the Tzenkethi. It's just not how I had been mentally picturing them in the years since "The Adversary," so it's something to which I've had to adjust.

The Venetans, on the other hand, I like, quite a lot. It's also the first novel I've read with Glinn Dygan. I like him a lot, too.

Now... should I start The Rings of Time, or Persistence of Memory?
__________________
"Social harmony is not a good goal. There's plenty of social harmony in a prison camp. The individual is the smallest and most oppressed minority..." -- Diane Carey, April 2001
TJ Sinclair is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 19 2013, 03:18 AM   #1638
WarsTrek1993
Captain
 
Location: The Final Frontier, TX
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

Once again, I did some skipping ahead and read Silent Weapons. That was exciting!

Next, I'll probably read Resident Evil: Underworld and then Jeri Taylor's Mosaic.
WarsTrek1993 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 19 2013, 08:52 AM   #1639
Kertrats47
Commodore
 
Kertrats47's Avatar
 
Location: Re-living the heady days of Starfleet Academy
View Kertrats47's Twitter Profile
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

Just posted my review for the final novel in the Errand of Fury trilogy, Sacrifices of War by Kevin Ryan.

Yesterday, I read the first story in the SCE series, The Belly of the Beast by Dean Wesley Smith. I'm currently going back to an oldie, but one that I haven't read, so it's new to me! Star Trek #20: The Vulcan Academy Murders by Jean Lorrah.
__________________
Trek Lit Reviews (TNG: The Best and the Brightest by Susan Wright - August 30th, 2015)
2015 Star Trek Book Releases
Kertrats47 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 19 2013, 10:38 AM   #1640
Sam_I_Am
Captain
 
Sam_I_Am's Avatar
 
Location: New Taipei, Taiwan
View Sam_I_Am's Twitter Profile Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Sam_I_Am
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I'm reading Voyager's Ragnarok. Not bad at all. I couldn't put it down last night.
__________________
"No, I don't know that atheists should be considered as citizens, nor should they be considered as patriots. This is one nation under God." ~ George H.W. Bush
Sam_I_Am is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 19 2013, 05:45 PM   #1641
C. Cole-Chakotay
Commodore
 
Location: With Cmdr. D. Chakotay
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I'm reading Killing Kennedy by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard.
__________________
The Phantom of the Opera is in my mind.
"I am the Angel of Music....Come to the Angel of Music. Sing for me!!!"
"You will curse the day you did not do, all that the Phantom asked of you!"
Eulalia!!! Redwall!!
C. Cole-Chakotay is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 19 2013, 06:21 PM   #1642
JD
Admiral
 
JD's Avatar
 
Location: Arizona, USA
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I had started the Discworld book Men at Arms, but after a handful of pages I changed my mind and switched over to the Typhon Pact novella, The Struggle Within. I'm about 30ish pages into and so far it's been pretty good.
__________________
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it is not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance. - Terry Pratchett, Equal Rites
JD is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 19 2013, 07:01 PM   #1643
Markonian
Fleet Captain
 
Markonian's Avatar
 
Location: Cork, Ireland
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I'm still halfway in DS9's Time's Enemy and can't wait to finish it to go over to Voyager's The Final Fury.

I like the demonic alien theme of the Furies and the Fek'Ihri (from STO) I also bought Kahless, because it ties in to Klingon mythology, specifically its Heroic Age. It also meshes well with my last universtiy read, Beowulf as part of the "Of Monsters and Men" lecture (unrelated to the popular song, though it will feature in class ).
__________________
1.000 years: University Leipzig, 1409-2409
Gorn to be wild!
Markonian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 19 2013, 10:20 PM   #1644
Defcon
Rear Admiral
 
Defcon's Avatar
 
Location: Germany
View Defcon's Twitter Profile
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I've started Apocalypse 13 today.
Defcon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 20 2013, 09:55 AM   #1645
Admiral_Young
Fleet Admiral
 
Admiral_Young's Avatar
 
Location: Gotham
View Admiral_Young's Twitter Profile
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

Just started The Wheel of Time: A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson.
__________________
Admiral Young
Chief of Operations

Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.
Admiral_Young is online now   Reply With Quote
Old January 20 2013, 01:41 PM   #1646
Paris
Commodore
 
Paris's Avatar
 
Location: In the future's past
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I just picked up the last of the 'Lost Years' novels, Recovery, by J.M. Dillard. I'm only at the beginning, but I'm liking it so far
Paris is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 20 2013, 05:02 PM   #1647
Cap'n Crunch
Captain
 
Cap'n Crunch's Avatar
 
Location: Knoxville, TN
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I finished Mere Anarchy: The Darkness Drops Again and started on the next story, The Blood-Dimmed Tide.
__________________
Some trees flourish, others die. Some cattle grow strong, others are taken by wolves. Some men are born rich enough and dumb enough to enjoy their lives. Ain't nothing fair. You know that. - John Marston, Red Dead Redemption
Cap'n Crunch is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 20 2013, 05:09 PM   #1648
USS Firefly
Commander
 
USS Firefly's Avatar
 
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

I'm reading Star trek: Tales of the Dominion war, so far I like it
USS Firefly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 20 2013, 05:17 PM   #1649
Greg Cox
Vice Admiral
 
Location: Oxford, PA
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

Just to tease, I just read Alex Bledsoe's next Eddie LaCrosse novel, which hasn't been published yet!
__________________
www.gregcox-author.com
Greg Cox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 20 2013, 07:25 PM   #1650
TJ Sinclair
Captain
 
TJ Sinclair's Avatar
 
Location: There and back again...
Re: So What Are you Reading?: Generations

Halfway through The Persistence of Memory. Enjoying it very much so far.
__________________
"Social harmony is not a good goal. There's plenty of social harmony in a prison camp. The individual is the smallest and most oppressed minority..." -- Diane Carey, April 2001
TJ Sinclair is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
may the force be with you

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:58 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.