Yeesh, this is a scary, weird year to be living on planet Earth. And we haven’t gotten those danged off-world colonies set up yet, for some reason. There’s no escape! Except, as Emily Dickinson would advise, to say “frig it,” and read a book. So here are 16 friggin’ great books to help you forget about 2016.
We enjoyed Rachel Bach's first military-science fiction adventure, Fortune's Pawn, immensely — but with the second volume in the trilogy, Honor's Knight, she really hits her stride. This is starting to feel like a really epic story that covers some ground that military SF hasn't trodden too much before. Spoilers…
Readers are in for a ride with Rachel Bach's entry into science fiction, Fortune's Pawn, which has been called a Firefly-meets-Lois McMaster Bujold tale. It's fun, rough and tumble, and has an exciting cast of characters — though the plot itself is a little uneven.