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Stargate: Continuum

Stargate: Continuum Martin Wood, Brad Wright   Quick View: A proper, if slightly underwhelming, finale to the SG1 plotline. They do the series justice.     Full Review: Stargate: Continuum was the final chapter of the Stargate SG-1 series, made in movie form to give a proper ending to the long running critically acclaimed SyFy original series based off of Roland Emmerichs film Sarga...[Read More]

Halo: Contact Harvest

Halo: Contact Harvest Joseph Staten   Quick View:     Full Review: Halo: Contact Harvest is easily one of the most iconic halo novels in the expanded halo universe. This novel offers the origin story of the primary conflict of the series, and gives a more in depth look at some of the iconic characters seen throughout the books and games. With a massive load of responsibility on its ...[Read More]

Stargate

Stargate Roland Emmerich   Quick View: The story of a soldier, an archaeologist, and a wormhole that drops you right at the doorstep of an Egyptian god. What could go wrong?     Full Review: Stargate was a breathtaking, and visually astounding, science fiction movie from the early 90s. This movie helped inspire a lot of my love for science fiction as well as history, and to this day...[Read More]

FlagShip

Flagship (Captain’s Crucible) Isaac Hooke   Quick View: A Unique and Interesting Story Of Discovery and Survival.   Publisher’s summary: Captain Jonathan Dallas, commodore of Battle Unit 72, investigates the disappearance of a military research vessel on the fringes of known space. When the unit is ambushed by a threat that endangers not only the fleet but also all of humanity its...[Read More]

Halo: The Fall Of Reach

Halo: The Fall Of Reach by Eric Nylund Quick View: A compelling story and characters brings the Halo universe to life in this first book in the series.   Publisher’s Summary: Legends are not simply born…they are willed into existence. Humanity has expanded beyond the Sol System. There are hundreds of planets we now call “home.”  The United Nations Space Command now str...[Read More]

Star Trek (2009)

Star Trek (2009)</h2 J.J. Abrams (Director)   Quick View: If you like Sci Fi movies I think you’ll enjoy this modern take on Star Trek.   Publisher’s summary: The incredible story of a young crew’s maiden voyage on board the most advanced starship ever created: The USS Enterprise. In the midst of an incredible journey full of optimism, intrigue, comedy and cosmic per...[Read More]

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams   Quick View: Anyone who enjoyed the original, or is attracted to British humor, will definitely enjoy this book   Publisher’s summary: Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is saved by Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised Guide. Together they stick out their thumbs to the stars and ...[Read More]

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