PROS: Excellent evocation of classic Space Opera; excellent action sequences, technology and extrapolation.
CONS: Some of the characterization and character beats feel a bit off.
VERDICT: A fun Solar System space opera that earns its 2011 Hugo nomination.
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Grab your ray guns and pressure suits! It’s time for another Book Cover Smackdown!
Here are the contenders…
Your Mission (should you choose to accept it): Tell us which cover you like best and why.
Books shown here:
- Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey (Artist: Daniel Dociu)
- Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi (Artist: Kekai Kotaki)
- Out of the Dark by David Weber (Artist: Stephan Martiniere)
NOTE: Bigger, better cover art images are available by clicking the images or title links.