SF Month Read & Reviewed Round-Up: November 2016

November was Sci-Fi Month, and, accordingly, my reading focus was nothing but science fiction. It was a month of big genre staples, with both Star Trek and Star Wars popping up in my TBR queue, time travel, futuristic cyberpunk action, giant space operas, and robot detectives. Some of these I liked more than others, frankly, but overall it was pretty satisfying experience.

This was easily the most deliberate, prolonged, and focused exploration I've made of some recent sci-fi titles, but there were also many that I had wanted to get to but couldn't due to time constraints. The good news is, I have plenty more books to dive into come 2017 and a few that will definitely be making their way to the top of my to-read pile for next year's month-long celebration. In the meantime, here's the skinny on what I read and reviewed for November's 2016 Sci-Fi Month.

  1. The Fifty-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek: The First 25 Years by Edward Gross and Mark A. Altman [audiobook]
  2. Revenger by Alastair Reynolds
  3. Brisk Money by Adam Christopher
  4. Made to Kill by Adam Christopher
  5. Necrotech by K.C. Alexander
  6. The Burning Light by Bradley P. Beaulieu and Rob Ziegler
  7. The Forever Endeavor by Chuck Wendig
  8. Star Wars: Catalyst (A Rogue One Novel) by James Luceno

Michael Hicks

Michael Patrick Hicks is the author of the science fiction novels Convergence, an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award 2013 Quarter-Finalist, and Emergence. His work has appeared in several anthologies, and he has written for the websites Graphic Novel Reporter and Audiobook Reviewer. In between compulsively buying books and adding titles that he does not have time for to his Netflix queue, he is hard at work on his next story.


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