The Expanse (2016) – Critical Mass, and Levithan Wakes

The final two episodes of the first season of The Expanse aired together on 2 February, 2016. The first part, Critical Mass was written by Robin Veith, Dan Nowak, and Naren Shankar. Leviathan Wakes, which was the title of the first novel in the series, was penned by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby. We go…

The Expanse (2016) – Windmills, and Salvage

Chrisjen (Shohreh Aghdashloo) heads to the Holden farm in Montana to speak with Holden’s (Steven Strait) family in an attempt to better understand him and his actions, even as the UN prepares to remove him from the playing field. Windmills was written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (collectively known as James S.A. Corey, the…

Tiamat’s Wrath (2019) – James S.A. Corey

I say this every time I review one of these books. I love them! I love travelling with this crew, I love the way the story gets doled out, the way not only the action beats play out, but the emotional ones as well. And this book, literally had me cheering, laughing and weeping. After…

Persepolis Rising (2017) – James S.A. Corey

The seventh volume in the brilliant, and highly enjoyable science fiction series, The Expanse, finally finds its way to the Book Shelf this week, and it was so worth the wait. I love this series so much, and this book, Persepolis Rising does two things that haven’t really happened in the series before: there’s a…

Babylon’s Ashes (2016) – James

It’s time to go back to the ‘verse of the Expanse, and I can’t even begin to tell you how much I have missed these characters. Within a few pages, I was back into that world, recalling all that had happened before, and worrying about the new dangers and old enemies that the crew of…

The Expanse #5: Nemesis Game (2015) – James S.A. Corey

  It’s been a look time since last year’s adventure with the crew of the Roci. This waiting until June just seems to take too long. But its books like these that makes it worth it. I dove right back into the world that the authors created. I have missed these characters, and we get…

Cibola Burn (2014) – James S.A. Corey

  June 2015 is too far away, and with a working title of Nemesis Games you know something seriously cool is going to be happening in it. I read them all too fast. Book Four of the Expanse series, Cibola Burn, is done. And now, I’ll be climbing the walls, waiting impatiently for the¬†fifth gargantuan…

Abaddon’s Gate (2013) – James S.A. Corey

  The third book in the brilliant Expanse series is just as strong, entertaining and involving as the previous two installments, and I have one more to go before the long wait until next June starts! I love the way they craft their stories, our loyal crew of the Roci are all here, Holden, Naomi,…

Caliban’s War (2012) – James S.A. Corey

  Book 2 of The Expanse series was just as captivating as the first book in the series, Leviathan Wakes. The authors, Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck, working under the name of James S.A. Corey, brought me right back into the worlds they created, introduced me to some new characters, and ratcheted¬†up the stakes for…