Disclaimer: I am friends with the editor and multiple authors in this collection; I purchased a hardcopy of this book from one of the authors for full price. Favorite Story “The Mysteries of Emege” by Jo Graham: I could say that the ending of this story had enough emotional impact to bring me to tears … Continue reading Review: Homeworlds (SG-1/SGA Traveler’s Tales #3) edited by Sally Malcolm
I enjoyed this book more than I otherwise might have, reading it so soon on the heels of watching Thor: Ragnarok in theaters. Any Stargate reading for me is a visit to a world I love, and this was a solid, though not necessarily memorable, entry into the media tie-in offerings for this world. One … Continue reading Review: Valhalla (Stargate SG-1 #14) by Tim Waggoner
Favorite story: "Precognition" by Jo Graham touches on the after-effects of one of my favorite episodes of Stargate SG-1, when our heroes travel back in time and are aided by a younger George Hammond. It was lovely to see his progression through the years, taking us to the man we know and love who guided … Continue reading Review: Points of Origin (SG-1/SGA Travelers’ Tales #2) edited by Sally Malcolm
Getting to Salt Lake Comic Con was a hell of a ride. Some back story: A year ago, you may remember that my husband headed to the wilds of Mississippi for 6 months for work. While Erik was there, he met a very cool guy, comedian and actor Jay Whittaker. A few months ago, Erik and … Continue reading Con Report: Salt Lake Comic Con 2017
This past weekend I was honored to be invited to return to Cleveland ConCoction! I had such a great time in 2016 that I accepted eagerly. It's one of my favorite conventions in terms of how authors are treated, by both the con and attendees. I had a great weekend of book sales, catching up … Continue reading Con Report: Cleveland ConCoction 2017
And thus, we finally come to the conclusion of the Stargate Atlantis Legacy series, which continues the story past season 5 of the television series. Overall, this novel was both a bittersweet and very satisfying ending to a much larger and more complicated story line. One of the benefits of media tie-in novels is that … Continue reading Review: THIRD PATH (Stargate Atlantis) by Melissa Scott and Jo Graham
A good media tie-in novel should hit a number of criteria. Expand upon the established universe. Give the reader better insight into the internal motivation of the characters. Build a setting that goes beyond the restrictions of the original format. Sally Malcolm's conclusion to the story she started in A Matter of Honor does all … Continue reading Review: THE COST OF HONOR (Stargate SG-1) by Sally Malcolm
Diana Dru Botsford, author of the Stargate SG-1 novels FOUR DRAGONS and THE DRIFT, was awesome enough to both provide a fantastic back-cover blurb for my book and host me on her blog yesterday! Go here to find out how my love of Stargate influenced aspects of STEEL VICTORY.