Converging Timelines in Cloud Cuckoo Land | Book Review

【 CLOUD CUCKOO LAND 】 ★★★★★ Nothing short of the high-quality writing we expect from Doerr. Genre: Historical Fiction, Sci-FiAuthor: Anthony DoerrPublished: September 2021Publisher: 4th EstatePages: 626 (paperback) Content warning (click to see) climate change – hostage/shooting – war – prison camp (WWII) Quick thoughtsI don't think I can express clearly enough just how excited … Continue reading Converging Timelines in Cloud Cuckoo Land | Book Review

Suicide Mission in Project Hail Mary | Book Review

【 PROJECT HAIL MARY 】 Just when you thought sci-fi couldn't get any cooler, Andy Weir proves you wrong by writing a new book ★★★★★ Genre: Sci-FiAuthor: Andy WeirPublished: May 2021Publisher: Ballantine BooksPages: 478 (paperback) Quick thoughtsHow can I possibly gather my thoughts to articulate how damn good this book is. I loved The Martian … Continue reading Suicide Mission in Project Hail Mary | Book Review

Sassy Spaceships in Skyward | Book Review

【 SKYWARD 】 The pinnacle of YA Sci-fi, and you can't tell me otherwise. ★★★★★ Genre: Young Adult, Sci-fiAuthor: Brandon SandersonPublished: November 2018Publisher: GollanczPages: 513 (paperback) Quick thoughtsEveryone said this was amazing and that Sanderson is a god of a writer. I am pleased to report that everyone was right. WOW. This was ridiculously fun … Continue reading Sassy Spaceships in Skyward | Book Review

The End of the World in The Loop | Book Review

【THE LOOP】 ★★★★ Genre: Sci-Fi, Young AdultAuthor: Ben OliverPublished: April 2020Publisher: Chicken HousePages: 384 [paperback] [ ᴛᴡ • ᴅᴇᴀᴛʜ • ɴᴇᴇᴅʟᴇꜱ • ᴅʀᴜɢꜱ • ᴠɪᴏʟᴇɴᴄᴇ ] First thoughts Wowww this book really got me hooked! I was sucked into this super fast-paced story and couldn't put it down. I don't remember the last time a book … Continue reading The End of the World in The Loop | Book Review

Other Worlds in Only Human | Book Review

Only Humanby Sylvain Neuvel book three in the Themis Files ★★★★ Genre: Sci-FiAuthor: Sylvain NeuvelPublished: May 2018Publisher: Michael JosephPages: 353 [paperback] First thoughts A great conclusion to this trilogy! I was so interested to see where book three was going to go after the events of book two. Things finish off in quite a final … Continue reading Other Worlds in Only Human | Book Review

Parallel Worlds in Game Changer | Book Review

Game Changerby Neal Shusterman ★★ Genre: Young Adult, Sci-FiAuthor: Neal ShustermanPublished: February 2021Publisher: Walker BooksPages: 400 [paperback] Thanks to Walker Books for a copy of this in exchange for an honest review! First thoughts This was an interesting read. I thought I was going to love it more than I did in the end - … Continue reading Parallel Worlds in Game Changer | Book Review

Space Travel in Defending the Galaxy | Book Review

Defending the Galaxyby Maria V. Snyder ★★★★ sequel to Chasing the Shadows Genre: Young Adult, Sci-FiAuthor: Maria V. SnyderPublished: December 2020Publisher: HarlequinPages: 554 [paperback] Review on Goodreads First thoughts This was good fun! These books definitely read young but I was so hooked. This was hands down my favourite in the series and I fell … Continue reading Space Travel in Defending the Galaxy | Book Review

Strange Aliens in To Sleep in a Sea of Stars | Spoiler-Free Review

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars by Christopher Paolini [representation • sapphic relationship] Genre: Sci-Fi Author: Christopher Paolini Published: September 2020 Publisher: Tor UK Pages: 880 [paperback] Review on Goodreads Thank you to Pan Macmillan for sending me a copy of this for an honest review Initial Thoughts upon Finishing I finally conquered this … Continue reading Strange Aliens in To Sleep in a Sea of Stars | Spoiler-Free Review

The Apocalypse in Waking Gods | Book Review

Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel Genre: Sci-Fi, Dystopian Author: Sylvain Neuvel Published: April 2017 Publisher: Penguin Books Pages: 322 {paperback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This series just gets better and better! I cannot get over how damn good the audiobook performances are. There is quite literally no other audiobook I've ever come … Continue reading The Apocalypse in Waking Gods | Book Review

Hostile Planets in Terraformer | Spoiler-Free Review

Terraformer by Colleen Houck Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction Author: Colleen Houck Published: May 2020 Publisher: Colleen Houck Pages: 536 {hardback} Review on Goodreads Initial Thoughts Upon Finishing This was really fun! I admit things got a little strange towards the end there and I was all for a 5-star rating until about the 75% … Continue reading Hostile Planets in Terraformer | Spoiler-Free Review