Space Opera Category

Book Review: The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster

The Chronicles of Riddick by Alan Dean Foster Genre: Science fiction, space opera, dystopia Publisher: Del Rey Books (December 2007) Author Info: alandeanfoster.com Wendy’s rating: 3 of 5 stars “You’re not afraid of the dark are you?” In my quest to read more movie novelizations this year, it’s unsurprising that Foster’s name would pop up on […]

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Graphic Novel Review: Star Wars: Shattered Empire by Greg Rucka, Marco Checchetto, Phil Noto

Star Wars: Shattered Empire by Greg Rucka, Marco Checchetto, Phil Noto Genre: Space Opera, Science Fiction Series: Journey to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Publisher: Marvel Comics (November 2015) Author Info: gregrucka.com Artist Info: philnoto.tumblr.com Artist Info: marvel.com/comics/creators/11748/marco_checchetto Wendy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars If you go by what many fictional stories tell us, when the bad guy is defeated, […]

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Audiobook Review: Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon by Delilah S. Dawson

Genre: Science Fiction, Space Opera, Science-Fantasy Series: Star Wars Canon Publisher: Del Ray (November 24, 2015) Information: Website | Goodreads Tiara’s Rating: 3 of  5 Stars       Narrator: January LaVoy | Length: 1 hrs and 57 mins | Audiobook Publisher: Random House Audio (November 24, 2015) | Whispersync Ready: No Very slight spoilers, but you’ve been warned.  I’m one […]

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Book Review: Star Wars: Before the Awakening by Greg Rucka, Phil Noto

Star Wars: Before the Awakening by Greg Rucka, Phil Noto Genre: Space Opera Series: Star Wars Publisher: Disney Lucasfilm Press (December 2015) Author Info: gregrucka.com Artist Info: philnoto.tumblr.com Wendy’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars “Poe Dameron’s first ship was his mother’s RZ-1 A-wing.” This book had a lot of things going for it when I saw it at […]

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Short & Sweet Review: Laisrathera by M.C.A. Hogarth

Laisrathera by M.C.A. HogarthM.C.A. Hogarth Series: Her Instruments #3 Publisher: Studio MCAH (May 12, 2014) Memorable Quote: “It is not humility to assume every responsibility is yours to bear. It is not wise. And it is not just, nor kind. You must let go of your need to feel that everything that befalls you is […]

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Short & Sweet Comic Stack 01/27/16 – Star Wars, Vol 1: Skywalker Strikes by Jason Aaron, John Cassaday (Illustrations), Laura Martin (Illustrations)

Genre: Science Fiction Series: Star Wars Publisher: Marvel Author: Website | Goodreads     TL;DR Review: Tiara’s Rating: 4  of 5 stars. Definitely fanservice, but worthy fanservice. I loved all the Vader scenes! After their greatest victory yet against the Empire by destroying the Death Star, Luke, Leia, Han, and friends decide to make another […]

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Audiobook Review: Star Wars: The Old Republic: Deceived by Paul S. Kemp

Genre: Science-Fiction, Gaming, Media Tie-In Series: Star Wars: The Old Republic #2 Publisher: Del Ray (March 22, 2011) Author’s Information: Website | Goodreads Tiara’s Rating: 4 of 5 stars     Narrator: Marc Thompson | Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins | Audiobook Publisher: Random House Audio (March 22, 2011) | Whispersync Ready: Yes Second book set in the gaming canon […]

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Short & Sweet Review: Rose Point by M.C.A. Hogarth

Rose Point by M.C.A. Hogarth Series: Her Instruments #2 Publisher: Studio MCAH (October 7, 2013) Memorable Quote: “Human steel had always trumped faerie magic. Reese set her face and marched in.”   TL; DR Review: Tiara’s Rating: 4.5 of 5 stars. OMG, I loved this series. Space elves. *cries* Short & Sweet Review: I finished this book and […]

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Short & Sweet Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster

Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Alan Dean Foster Series: Star Wars Novelizations #7 Publisher: LucasBooks (December 18, 2015) Memorable Quote: “Death displays nothing if not variety in its methods, which are often surprising and sometimes amusing.”   TL;DR Review: Tiara’s Rating: 3.5 of 5 stars. This is totally what this book and movie is all about […]

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#RRSciFiMonth: Star Wars: The Old Republic: Fatal Alliance by Sean Williams

Sci-Fi November is a month-long blog event hosted by Rinn Reads and Over The Effing Rainbow this year, created to celebrate everything amazing about science fiction! From TV shows to movies, books to comics, and everything else in between, it is intended to help science fiction lovers share their love and passion for this genre and […]

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