Alien

Distributed By: 20th Century Fox             “In space, no one can hear you scream.”  That was the tagline of the movie that created a whole new style of science fiction film – Alien.  I missed the movie when it originally aired in theaters.  I had heard terrific things about it – mostly that it wasContinue reading “Alien”

The Book of Accidents

Written By: Chuck Wendig Published By: Random House Publishing Group Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                Being a huge Star Wars fan, I’ve read almost all of the Star Wars books out there, including Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath series.  It was the first time I had read anything by Wendig and, despite the restructuring and storyline changingContinue reading “The Book of Accidents”

Star Wars: Aftermath: Empire’s End

Author: Chuck Wendig  Published By: Del Rey Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 After completing the first two books in the Star Wars Aftermath Trilogy, I couldn’t wait to read the final book, Empire’s End.  The action and plot twists in the series thus far have been incredibly entertaining and I couldn’t wait to seeContinue reading “Star Wars: Aftermath: Empire’s End”

Star Wars: Aftermath: Life Debt

Author: Chuck Wendig  Published By: Del Rey Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 When I first started reading this trilogy, I wasn’t sure I was going to like it, but after the first novel, I had changed my tune.  I really liked the characters in the book and I enjoyed Chuck Wendig’s writing style.  It’sContinue reading “Star Wars: Aftermath: Life Debt”

Star Wars: Aftermath

Author: Chuck Wendig  Published By: Del Rey Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                 When Lucasfilms was taken over by Disney, I wasn’t sure what to expect, especially when the newest movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens turned out to be a reboot of the Star Wars universe that would make the older novels in theContinue reading “Star Wars: Aftermath”

Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising

Author: Timothy Zahn Publisher: Del Rey Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I love Timothy Zahn’s writing, particularly his work in the Star Wars Universe.  He created one of the best, most well-rounded Star Wars villains in Grand Admiral Thrawn.  He also created one of the best heroines in Mara Jade, but that is not theContinue reading “Star Wars: Thrawn Ascendancy: Chaos Rising”

Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances

Author: Timothy Zahn  Published By: Del Rey Books  Reviewed by Melissa Minners                I haven’t read a Star Wars book in a while, so I decided to check out one of the new books I recently purchased at the local Barnes & Noble.  But which one…well, that was an easy choice.  I had just purchasedContinue reading “Star Wars: Thrawn: Alliances”

Forgive Us

Written By: E.T. Gunnarsson Published By: Bragi Press Reviewed By: Melissa Minners                I was offered an opportunity to review a new post-apocalyptic novel on Netgalley, but I wasn’t sure I wanted to read it.  Then I really took a look at the cover on which we see the back of a young girl facingContinue reading “Forgive Us”

The Thrawn Trilogy:

The Trilogy Every Star Wars Fan Wishes George Lucas Would Make By Melissa Minners                 So, now that George Lucas has begun to work on the live action Star Wars television series, talk has resurfaced about whether or not Lucas will do another trilogy. Of course, people who are not Star Wars fanatics are probablyContinue reading “The Thrawn Trilogy:”

The Order of the Key

Written By: Justine Manzano Review By Melissa Minners                So, I get this message from my sister – she’s about to be published and her book comes out…smack dab in the middle of the pandemic.  No worries, right?  Amazon to the rescue.  I pre-order The Order of the Key by Justine Manzano and sit backContinue reading “The Order of the Key”

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