Category Archive: Book Spotlight

Aug 30

Watercooler Review – Armada by Ernest Cline

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Ernest Cline’s sophomore effort seems to target a certain demographic, a trait it has in common with his first novel, and I feel lucky to be part of that group. This book is full of period references and jokes, and if you were a geek and attended high school in the 80’s then you get …

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Mar 05

Black Tide Rising Book Series by John Ringo

Zombies seem to be all the rage these days with movies and TV series reaching heights of popularity and bringing the genre into the mainstream. With that said the genre has reached a saturation point where the stories tend to blend together and originality is rare. The Black Tide Rising series follows a different take …

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Nov 09

Book Spotlight – Infinity Squad

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Infinity Squad By Shuvom Ghose “Second Lieutenant Jonah Forrest is finding out that having infinite lives doesn’t make war any easier. Sure, downloading into a cloned body when you die is better than the alternative, but that doesn’t make a Hell-Spider’s claws hurt any less. Or his General’s orders for suicide missions any more sane. …

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Nov 06

Book Spotlight – Star Trek: Klingon Bird-of-Prey Haynes Manual

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Star Trek: Klingon Bird-of-Prey Haynes Manual By Ben Robinson & Rick Sternbach The Bird-of-Prey is the classic Klingon starship—a tough raiding and scouting vessel that has served at the heart of the Klingon Defense Force for more than a hundred years. Life on board is harsh and brutal, with any sign of weakness leading to …

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Oct 02

MilSciFi Book Spotlight: The Essential Reader’s Companion: Star Wars

The Essential Reader’s Companion: Star Wars THE DEFINITIVE WORD ON STAR WARS FICTION The legendary motion picture Star Wars has spawned two big-screen sequels and three prequels—and decades of bestselling fiction. From the original movie tie-in novel through the monumental Fate of the Jedi series, legions of devoted readers have helped expand science fiction’s most …

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Sep 27

Book Spotlight: Day One by John Forsberg

Day One (Sol War 1) By John Forsberg September 15, 2241. Near Mars, a traitorous admiral opens fire on a fleet he’d once led, and a Navy he’d once loved. In Earth orbit, a drone pilot stands over the poisoned bodies of his co-workers, crying out in triumph as nine hijacked drones slam into their …

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Sep 06

Book Spotlight – Glory Main

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Glory Main: A Story of the Sim War (The Sim War Series) By Henry V. O’Neil For decades, mankind has been at war with an enemy that resembles the human race so closely that they are known as the Sims. Both sides battle for control of habitable planets across the galaxies, making this a limited …

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Aug 06

Book Spotlight: Aliens – Colonial Marines Technical Manual

Aliens – Colonial Marines Technical Manual

Jul 10

Book Spotlight: Star Wars Complete Cross-Sections: The Spacecraft and Vehicles of the Entire Star Wars Saga

Star Wars Complete Cross-Sections: The Spacecraft and Vehicles of the Entire Star Wars Saga This amazing title unites all four Incredible Cross-Sections books in one volume, enlarged and updated with brand-new illustrations-including the TIE bomber, Imperial shuttle, A-wing, and B-wing-along with revised technical introductions, behind-the-scenes pages, glossary, and index. (c) 2006 Lucasfilm Ltd. and TM