Children of Dune * (Book 3) by Frank Herbert

I’ve finally finished this monster of a trilogy. Yes, I know there are more books but I think I’ll stop here with Frank Herbert and go back to Asimov. There was a seven-year gap between the publication of ‘Dune Messiah’ (1969) and ‘Children of Dune’ (1976), which is notable for being the first hardcover bestsellerContinue reading “Children of Dune * (Book 3) by Frank Herbert”

Dune Messiah * (Book 2) Frank Herbert

Having recently finished Dune by Frank Herbert, I decided to jump right in and read the second book in the series, following the immediate outcome from Paul of the House Atreides marrying princess Irulan alongside his concubine Chani. He’s now the new emperor and under his command are the Fremen and a lot of conspiring housesContinue reading “Dune Messiah * (Book 2) Frank Herbert”

Dune by Frank Herbert

Though Dune won the Nebula and Hugo awards, the two most prestigious science fiction prizes, it was not an overnight commercial success. Its fanbase built through the 60s and 70s, circulating in squats, communes, labs and studios, anywhere where the idea of global transformation seemed attractive. Fifty years later it is considered by many to be theContinue reading “Dune by Frank Herbert”

Liberating Lacey (Marks Mercenaries Book 3)  BY N.J. WALTERS

Garth Marks and his brothers are space mercenaries and traders. Their life’s mission is to find their younger sister, who was kidnapped ten years before. Their search has led them to Eden, a planet that is home to a cult-like group.Lacey Freshlan wants to get away from Eden, and the strangers who have come hereContinue reading “Liberating Lacey (Marks Mercenaries Book 3)  BY N.J. WALTERS”

2028 * Ken Saunders

‘This is not quite how Peter Dutton imagines our dystopian future: crap technology, paranoid spies, cycling activists and even dumber politicians. Set phasers to stupid. Hilarious.’ –Wendy Harmer https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/9781760631062 Welcome to the Australia of 2028 where parking meters double as poker machines, radio shock jocks have been automated, the Communist Party of China has turnedContinue reading “2028 * Ken Saunders”

The Face of Fear * Dean Koontz

While I absolutely love Dean Koontz, this book was really really short and not that good to be fair. At least when compared to some of his other works. A gifted clairvoyant. A shocking vision. A deadly killer.Dean Koontz writes a spine-chilling novel in The Face of Fear – a gripping tale of predator and prey. PerfectContinue reading “The Face of Fear * Dean Koontz”

G.O.A.T.–LeBron James by Bob Gurnett

Who is the greatest basketball player of all time?This stunning book, filled to the brim with colour photographs and information, makes the case that it’s KING JAMES! G.O.A.T. is an acronym that stands for Greatest Of All Time – and it takes lifelong dedication, non-stop hard work and undeniable, unbelievable talent even to be consideredContinue reading “G.O.A.T.–LeBron James by Bob Gurnett”