Tag Archives: military scifi

Book Review: The Chaplain’s War by Torgersen (4.5 Stars)

The Chaplain’s War by Brad Torgersen 4-4.5 out of 5 stars Release Date: 10/7/2014 I previously read parts of this as a short story and as novella (one of which was nominated for a Hugo last year and got my … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Call to Duty by Weber and Zahn (4 Stars)

A Call to Duty by David Weber and Timothy Zahn 3.5 to 4 out of 5 stars A new series in the Honorverse, slated to be released next week.  We find ourselves back before Manticore knew it had a major … Continue reading

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Book Review: Armor by Steakley (3 Stars)

Armor by John Steakley 2.5-3 out of 5 stars Read in April 2009 I sympathized or empathized with Felix. I detested Jack Crow until the last part of the book. I understand some of the motivation and psychosis of Felix, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Old Man’s War by Scalzi (4 stars)

Old Man’s War by John Scalzi 4 out of 5 stars Read in December 2008 A good story, regardless of genre, and an especially great military science fiction tale. Our point of view is through the eyes of John Perry. … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Forever War by Haldeman (3.5 stars)

The Forever War by Joe Haldeman 3.5 out of 5 stars Read in July 2009 If I had been born in the 50s and also been born male, I’m positive I would have loved this story. All the pain, confusion … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Battleship (2012)

Battleship (2012) 3.5 out of 4 stars Terry and I caught this movie at the theater over Memorial Day weekend.  Fitting, since it resurrected the USS Missouri from a mothballed battleship museum to our last stand against an imminent alien … Continue reading

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Movie Trailers: Anticipating Some SciFi Soon

I’ve seen three trailers in theaters in the past few weeks that have caught my eye.  I’m starved for a good science fiction film, especially since most of the reading I do is epic fantasy (which gets less screen time … Continue reading

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