Book Review: ‘Vanguard: Precipice’ by David Mack

April 28, 2023 at 6:27 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | 2 Comments
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Star Trek: Vanguard: Precipice is the fifth novel in the Vanguard series by David Mack. It was released by Pocket Books in December of 2009. 

Reading the Vanguard books has been a challenging process. I read Harbinger in 2017 and did not particularly love it. I then read Summon the Thunder and Reap the Whirlwind in 2020 and liked them even less. I waited yet again until 2022 to read Open Secrets, and while I enjoyed that book more than the others, it still felt mediocre overall.

This book, however, breaks the mediocre streak and tells a really interesting story!

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Book Review: ‘The Final Frontier’ by J.M. Dillard

April 14, 2023 at 10:33 am | Posted in Books, Reviews, Sci-Fi, Star Trek | 1 Comment

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier is the fifth movie novelization for Star Trek. It was adapted by J.M. Dillard, based on the screenplay by David Loughery, and based on the story by William Shatner, Harve Bennett, and David Loughery. It was released by Pocket Books in June 1989. 

Many a novelization has been great, and made a movie even better. Some novelizations are bad and don’t add much or make a movie better. 

This novelization is fine, and might be considered good…unfortunately, it cannot spin the straw that is the story of this movie into gold.

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