What I’m Reading: Seveneves

A close up of an eye with a stellar flare in the center

My summer reading list is progressing nicely. I finished up my first print novel on the list, Marque and Reprisal by Elizabeth Moon, and I’ve moved on to the second, Neal Stephenson’s Seveneves. The book opens with the destruction of the moon by an unknown “Agent”, and humanity’s desperate attempt to escape the impending lunar apocalypse. … Read more What I’m Reading: Seveneves

What I’m Reading: Marquis and Reprisal

Cover art for Marque and Reprisal by Elizabeth Moon

The second volume in Moon’s “Vatta’s War” series starts a hell of a lot faster than Book 1. It picks up about where Book 1 left off — young Kylara Vatta, kicked out of the Slotter Key Spaceforce Academy, is now captain of one of her merchant family’s spaceships. The book opens with a clandestine … Read more What I’m Reading: Marquis and Reprisal

What I’m Reading: Trading in Danger

Trading in Danger

Kylara Vatta’s dreams of a brilliant military career were ruined by one well-intentioned wrong decision; instead she goes to work for her family’s shipping company. Her first mission: captain a ship destined for the scrapyard. Of course, it’s not that easy as Vatta decides to try and turn a profit of her own using the … Read more What I’m Reading: Trading in Danger