I'm also started John Scalzi's The End of All Things
, the latest in his Old Man's War series. Since I read the others, I feel like I need to complete the series even though it's not that great anymore. 17% through it. Not terribly impressed with it so far. But then again, I haven't been impressed with his Old Man's War series since Ghost Brigades
. He admitted on his blog that this latest one isn't the last, he's under contract to do one more. Reading that and the way the series has gone tells me he probably only had one book in him and while Ghost Brigades
was really good, I think he's only written more than the first one because he's under obligation because its the book that launched him and got him his publishing contract, not because he has a burning desire to tell more OMW stories.
Either that or he's just not that great a writer
although Red Shirts
was a fun read for being a Star Trek spoof/ripoff. I know it was intentional but still not very original.