Shadow of Victory – Well written but bloated and quite frankly boring most of the time.

Unfortunately this, the first book I review after coming back, was a bit of a disappointment. As usual the book is very well written as one should expect with David Weber as the author. However, the book is very long, slow, longwinded and downright boring for a lot of the time. Continue reading Shadow of Victory – Well written but bloated and quite frankly boring most of the time.

A Call to Arms – I liked the first book in the series better

A Call to Arms (Manticore Ascendant #2) by David Weber and Timothy Zahn My rating: 7 out of 10 stars Lieutenant Travis Long of the Royal Manticoran Navy is the sort of person who likes an orderly universe. One where people follow the rules. Unfortunately, he lives in the real universe. The good news is that Travis is one of those rare people who may … Continue reading A Call to Arms – I liked the first book in the series better

A Call to Duty – Good but not great addition to the Honorverse

A Call to Duty (Manticore Ascendant #1) by David Weber and Timothy Zahn My rating: 8 out of 10 stars Growing up, Travis Uriah Long yearned for order and discipline in his life . . . the two things his neglectful mother couldn’t or wouldn’t provide. So when Travis enlisted in the Royal Manticoran Navy, he thought he’d finally found the structure he’d always wanted … Continue reading A Call to Duty – Good but not great addition to the Honorverse