#SciFiMonth Mission Status: week three

#SciFiMonth 2019: 1-30 November (background image of a spaceship soaring away from a planet or moon, a distant star gleaming)

We’ve just passed the halfway point on our journey, and the reports are coming in thick and fast from the ground crews and the wider Fleet. Adventure has been found in deep space, on other planets, in other times and dimensions and (of course) in a galaxy far, far away. Let’s take a look…

Welcome to half of the weekly SciFiMonth Mission Status log! I’ll be covering the week’s reviews and read-alongs – this week’s round-up of discussions and other comms chatter can be found over at Dear Geek Place.

Book Reviews

TV & Movie Reviews


We have two read-alongs in full swing!

Banner - The Sparrow: A SciFiMonth Read-along

The Sparrow – Mary Doria Russell

SciFiMonth Read-along: Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers

Record of a Spaceborn Few – Becky Chambers

Anyone chipping in who has read the books already – please, no spoilers!


  • Tammy will be giving away one of the books she discusses this month to a lucky winner – open internationally, keep an eye on Books, Bones & Buffy for more details!
  • The Captain of The Captain’s Quarters is giving away a copy of Escaping Exodus by Nicky Drayden – open internationally, enter via the Rafflecopter. Closing date: Nov 30th
  • The winner of the Blind Book Date is Caitlin – who will be receiving a copy of Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne!