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Review: The Entropy Effect by Vonda N. McIntyre (1980)

I remember this one as the very first Star Trek novel I ever read. I remember thinking that it had a nice plot and twist, with a nice science fiction trope thrown in. It’s annoying to have Kirk killed right off, because then you know that a lot of the plot will revolve around trying […]

Review: The Galactic Whirlpool by David Gerrold (1980)

David Gerrold had already been an accomplished script writer, most notably “The Trouble with Tribbles”, so it’s very encouraging to begin one of his Star Trek books. Unfortunately, writing a good science fiction book is still not an easy thing, even when you have a good grip on the characters and the mythos. The author […]