Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir | Book Review

【 NONA THE NINTH 】 ★★★ I mean, I still have no idea what's going on. That's kinda annoying. Genre: Sci-Fi/FantasyAuthor: Tamsyn MuirPublished: September 2022Publisher: TorPages: 480 (paperback) I do really enjoy the books in this series, but everything after Gideon the Ninth has been a colossal effort to keep up with. I'm really glad that for Nona … Continue reading Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir | Book Review

The Old Lie | Book Review

Challenging but powerful.

Spacey Fun in Victories Greater Than Death | Book Review

【 VICTORIES GREAT THAN DEATH 】 ★★★★ This was refreshingly diverse sci-fi Genre: Young Adult, Sci-FiAuthor: Charlie Jane AndersPublished: April 2021Publisher: Titan BooksPages: 400 (paperback) Wow, what a chaotic novel - so much fun. This gave me such strong Hitchhiker's vibes throughout, but it was so much more than just its plot. One of the … Continue reading Spacey Fun in Victories Greater Than Death | Book Review

Confusing Timelines in Crossings | Book Review

【 CROSSINGS 】 ★★★★ I'm making an executive decision that this book is too brilliantly complicated to review. Genre: Historical Fiction, Sci-FiAuthor: Alex LandraginPublished: May 2019Publisher: PicadorPages: 384 (paperback) In a (non-spoilery) nutshellThis book can be read two ways. The first, by starting at page one and proceeding until you reach the end. The second, … Continue reading Confusing Timelines in Crossings | Book Review

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