Waiting on Wednesday 03/02/16
“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that lets us feature upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on!
If you’re looking for a good Star Trek spoof — and a decidedly un-PC one at that — then Steven Erikson has got you covered. Wrath of Betty is the second book chronicling the voyages of the A.S.F. starship Willful Child. Its ongoing mission: to make you laugh, and maybe offend some delicate sensibilities along the way. I gotta say though, “BETTYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!” doesn’t quite have the same ring to it.
The continuing adventures of the starship A.S.F. Willful Child. Its ongoing mission: to seek out strange new worlds on which to plant the Terran flag, to subjugate and if necessary obliterate new life-forms, to boldly blow the…
And so we join the not-terribly-bright but exceedingly cock-sure Captain Hadrian Sawback and his motley crew on board the Starship Willful Child for a series of devil-may-care, near-calamitous and downright chaotic adventures through ‘the infinite vastness of interstellar space.’
The New York Times bestselling author of the acclaimed Malazan Book of the Fallen series has taken his lifelong passion for Star Trek and transformed it into a smart, inventive, and hugely entertaining spoof on the whole mankindexploring-space-for-the-good-of-all-species-but-trashing-stuff-with-a-lot-ofhigh-tech-gadgets-along-the-way, overblown adventure. The result is an SF novel that deftly parodies the genre while also paying fond homage to it.”