Posts Tagged: space opera

New releases I meant to read but didn’t get to

New releases I meant to read but didn’t get to

January 10, 2017 2017, Top Ten Tuesday 6

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted at the Broke and the Bookish blog. Each week a different topic is introduced and it is fun to see what everyone writes each week. Check out their blog for more information. This week I’m talking about the 2016 releases I meant to read, but somehow didn’t. The interesting thing is that I have copies of all these books, but lost track of them. I plan to read them this year. Science Fiction Arkwright by Allen Steele (No series)–Space Opera Dark Run by Mike Brooks (Keiko #1)–Space Opera Arabella of Mars by David D. Levine (Adventures of Arabella Ashby #1)–Steampunk Fantasy The Edge… Read more »

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December books on my list

December books on my list

December 1, 2016 2016, books on my list . . . 7

I don’t have too many books on my list this month. That’s good! Each month I list the books I think I would like to read. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read and some of the new books are expensive. I’m trying to stick to a budget…lol. The list I make each month helps me remember the books. And I hope people reading my post may find some new books, too! I also hope they will point me toward books I missed. December 1 Denny’s Law by Elizabeth Gunn Series: Sarah Burke Published… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: October 19

Waiting on Wednesday: October 19

October 19, 2016 2016, Waiting on Wednesday 0

I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. The Stars Are Legion by Kameron Hurley Series: Unknown Genre: Science Fiction, Space Opera Publication date: February 7 Synopsis: Somewhere on the outer rim of the universe, a mass of decaying world-ships known as the Legion is traveling in the seams between the stars. For generations, a war for control of the Legion has been waged, with no clear resolution. As worlds continue to die, a desperate plan is put into… Read more »

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October books on my list

October books on my list

October 6, 2016 2016, books on my list . . . 2

These are the October books on my list. Each month I keep a list of books that interest me based on the author, synopsis, genre or sometimes just the cover! My favorite genres: Mysteries–especially police procedurals; Science Fiction–especially military science fiction and space opera; Fantasy–especially urban fantasy. I don’t buy all these books since I already have lots of books to read and I feel lucky if I get 10 books read each month. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of the books. I hope people reading my post may find some new books to interest them… Read more »

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Favorite space opera & military science fiction

Favorite space opera & military science fiction

September 13, 2016 2016, Top Ten Tuesday 8

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted at the Broke and the Bookish blog. Each week a different topic is introduced and it is fun to see what everyone writes each week. Check out their blog for more information. This week we talk about our all-time favorite books in a genre of our choice. I’ve decided to talk about my favorite space opera and military science fiction books. I lump these two genres together because they so often overlap. I think almost every military science fiction is space opera. And many space operas also involve military. Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes space warfare, melodramatic adventure,… Read more »

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Books I’d buy if I had a gift card

Books I’d buy if I had a gift card

August 2, 2016 2016, Top Ten Tuesday 3

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted at the Broke and the Bookish blog. Each week a different topic is introduced and it is fun to see what everyone writes each week. Check out their blog for more information. The topic this week: Books I’d buy if I had a gift card (I think I should hint about this to my family!) The Last Death of Jack Harbin by Terry Shames Genre: Mystery Series: Samuel Craddock Mystery #2 I just read the first book in this series and loved it. Would love to buy the second book and start reading. Winterwood by Jacey Bedford Genre: Historical Fantasy, Pirates Series: Rowankind… Read more »

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July books on my list. . .

July books on my list. . .

July 11, 2016 2016, books on my list . . . 10

These are the July books on my list. I keep a list of all the books I might want to read and then each month take the books for that month to post on my blog. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read and some of the new books are expensive. I’m trying to stick to a budget. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of these books. And I hope people reading my post may find some new books! I also… Read more »

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June books on my list . . .

June books on my list . . .

June 2, 2016 2016, books on my list . . . 4

These are June books on my list. I keep a list of all the books that I might want to read and then each month take the books for that month to post on my blog. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read and some of the new books are expensive. I’m trying to stick to a budget. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of these books. And I hope people reading my post may find some new books, too! I… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: May 18

Waiting on Wednesday: May 18

May 18, 2016 2016, Waiting on Wednesday 6

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.     The High Ground by Melinda M. Snodgrass Series: Imperials #1 Publication Date: July 5 Genre: Science Fiction, Space Opera Synopsis: Emperor’s daughter Mercedes is the first woman ever admitted to the High Ground, the elite training academy of the Solar League’s Star Command, and she must graduate if she is to have any hope of taking the throne. Her classmate Tracy has more modest goals–to rise to the rank of captain,… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: Mar 9

Waiting on Wednesday: Mar 9

March 9, 2016 2016, Waiting on Wednesday 3

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.   Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee Series: The Machineries of Empire #1 Publication Date: June 14 Genre: Science Fiction, Space Opera Synopsis (from Goodreads): The first installment of the trilogy, Ninefox Gambit, centers on disgraced captain Kel Cheris, who must recapture the formidable Fortress of Scattered Needles in order to redeem herself in front of the Hexarchate. To win an impossible war Captain Kel Cheris must awaken an ancient weapon and a… Read more »

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