Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by captcalhoun, Dec 22, 2011.
started Blind Man's Bluff yesterday.
finished Blind Man's Bluff yesterday.
I'm currently torn between:
*Menace from Earth
*Death Troopers (which I have to read after Red Harvest, since it's a sequel)
*Captive of the Desert King
Go Death Troopers and Red Harvest back to back and get lost in a Galaxy far far away, the timing is right with the movies coming back to theater
Actually Red Harvest is a prequel to Death Troopers, DT came out first. But I haven't read them yet, so I don't know if it really matters what order you read them in.
I have only read DT and it was perfectly understandable as a standalone. I haven't read Red Harvest yet, but if nothing major has changed between this May 2010 interview I had with Joe Schreiber and the release of the book it tells the origin story of the virus in DT, so there's little to none overlap of characters between the novels and it shouldn't be 100 % necessary to read them in the chronological order. But as I said I haven't read Red HArvest yet, so all this is just an (educated) guess.
Well If it's any consolation, I'll actually be buying Rings of Time, instead of getting it from the library like I did with Darth Plagueis!
Finally finished Enterprise: Daedalus's Children by Dave Stern and posted a review here if anyone is interested.
Currently taking a break from Star Trek books though and am reading "The Two Faces of Tomorrow" by James P. Hogan.
Reading Indistinguishable From Magic, awesome
I finally managed to get through Paths of Disharmony. I was disappointed in how little Shar had to do with the story. Overall I found the Typhon Pact books underwhelming - not bad, but not compelling either.
Now reading Indistinguishable from Magic. I'm intrigued by the story, but I'm finding the shorter-than-usual scenes kind of distracting. Usually when a book has such rapid POV changes, it's building suspense and anticipation toward a climax of some sort. And that might be what's going on here, but I'm about 1/4 of the way through the book, and so far it feels like I'm constantly climbing the first hill of a roller coaster without ever reaching the top.
That is true.
I've decided to give up on CSI: Snake Eyes. I'm just not finding myself caring about either of the cases in the book at this point, and I've got alot of other stuff that I'm more intereseted in reading on my to read pile.
EDIT: I've decided to replace it with The Amber Spyglass, the last book in Phillip Pullman's His Dark Materials. I absolutely loved the fist two books in the series, but I got distracted by other things and never got around to reading TAS.
I recently read the STAR TREK VII : Generations novlization and thought this book made an okay but movie I always liked one hundred times better, it explained all the things that made no sense, to the best of the authors ablility, and really filled in the gaps with the deleted scenes that were really necessary to understand the plot actually, so thats a shame that its up to the novel to finish the film, but JM Dillards GENERATIONS novel is superb! And she found a way to get Spock and McCoy in there as well and that was swell! Love it!!! Here ye here ye!
Just started reading Spirit Walk: Old Wounds, Book 3 in the first iteration of the Voyager relaunch. The first duology managed to go against everyone's gripes on here, so lets hope that the second continues the trend.
I'm coming off of Q-Squared which I read for the third time. Not quite as good as I remembered, don't seem as epic this time around, but I'd love to see the Track A timeline revisited one day. Least of all, to see if they can ever get their Data back.
finished Blind Man's Bluff last night. starting Dale Brown's Rogue Forces today.
^I just started reading Blind Man's Bluff last night.
Star Wars: Death Troopers
(So far, pretty entertaining....)
Just finished Greg Cox's The Rings of Time. It was an okay, but not fantastic read. It felt like an original series episode, which was good, but one of the mediocre ones. I normally like Greg's stuff, but this one just didn't stand out to me.
Decided to take a brief break from TrekLit and have started a series I've never actually read yet. Now reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. (I should point out I HAVE seen all the movies.)
Finished Fantastic Four: What Lies Between by Peter David (O.K. but not one of Peter David strongest novels) and read Doctor Who: Dead of Winter (again an O.K. read, but nothing outstanding).
Next up: Star Trek: The Rings of Time by Greg Cox.
Just read a book about pirates called Port of Errors by Steve Cypert.
I like pirates!
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