Reenlistment (America’s Galactic Foreign Legion #2)

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Title: Reenlistment
Series: America’s Galactic Foreign Legion
Author: Walter Knight
NEW Rating:  1 of 5 Battle Axes
OLD Rating: 3 of 5 Battle Axes
Genre: SFF
Pages: 147
Format: Kindle

 

UPDATE 1.26.16

Penumbra Publishing stripped my review of its licensing info [the first paragraph above permitting only me to post this review] and then put the whole review on their own site. I was not asked nor did I give my permission for my review to appear on their site. This violates my rights as  the copyright holder of this review.
So Walter Knight gets a 1 Star and no more sales, or reviews, from me. I won’t support a thief or a thieving publisher.

 

Synopsis:

Gold! Gosh darned GOLD! A goldrush occurs and the spiders start up the war again.

Joey and the Legion are playing a 3 sided game and the silliness continues.

 

My Thoughts:

I didn’t find this as funny as the first book. Part of that is what is funny the first time isn’t as funny the second time around. It was still amusing and entertaining, but I wasn’t laughing like I was in the first book.

I found the Human/Spider only interaction to be limiting as well. I was hoping for more mayhem between everyone, ie, the beetles, the ants, the spiders and the humans. But I guess the random spiders taking of humans was enough.

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Feeling Lucky (America’s Galactic Foreign Legion #1)

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This review is written with a GPL 3.0 license and the rights contained therein shall supersede all TOS by any and all websites in regards to copying and sharing without proper authorization and permissions. Crossposted at Bookstooge.booklikes.blogspot.wordpress.leafmarks.com & Bookstooge’s Reviews on the Road Facebook Group by Bookstooge’s Exalted Permission.



UPDATE 1.26.16 
Penumbra Publishing stripped my review of its licensing info [the first paragraph above permitting only me to post this review] and then put the whole review on their own site. I was not asked nor did I give my permission for my review to appear on their site. This violates my rights as  the copyright holder of this review.
So Walter Knight gets a 1 Star and no more sales, or
reviews, from me. I won’t support a thief or a thieving publisher.
Title: Feeling LuckySeries: America’s Galactic Foreign Legion

Author: Walter Knight

NEW Rating: 1 of 5 Stars

OLD Rating: 3 of 5 Stars

Genre: SFF

Pages: 222

 

 

 

Synopsis:

In the Future, America rules the world and is in the process of ruling the Galaxy.

However, the Evil Bugs have taken a planet from humanity. So the call goes out and the American Foreign Legion is taking ANYONE to fight this threat against our very way of life, our EXISTENCE!!

 

My Thoughts:

This book started out with something like this in the dedication:

In the Tradition of Catch-22.

That right there set me off pretty bad. I hated that book, didn’t like the humor so I was ready to DUMP on this book. The main character was a schlub, the plot a rip-off parody of Starship Troopers and the politics was the worst of a bureaucracy.

And I LOVED EVERY MINUTE. After the Schlub dies, it gets good. It was darkly funny, right wing hilarious [I mean, the United States declared war on pretty much everything, including Democrats, and won!] and completely disrespectful of any and all things military.

And the thing is, the mockery goes to the bugs, the ants, and all the OTHER aliens we encounter.

There are several more books in this series and I plan on reading them. This was probably closer to a 2.5 Star book with a 4 Star’s worth of enjoyment. I love it when a book can do that.