November 2019 Wrap Up

This month was #SciFiMonth, something I've been looking forward to for weeks!  I've beens squirreling away some backlist reads for this occasion and was determined to make this month as ARC-free as possible.  I did surprisingly well, though now I have a stack of (amazing) ARCs in front of me to tackle before the year... Continue Reading →

Sci-Fi Month Things I Love: ANIMORPHS by K.A. Applegate

Confession time: I have in my possession all 54 books of the ANIMORPHS series by K.A. Applegate, in addition to ancillary materials including THE ANDALITE CHRONICLES, two Choose Your Own Adventure-style books, and a handful of super-sized MEGAMORPHS.  In fact, I think I have everything ever published except THE HORK-BAJIR CHRONICLES, which I have a... Continue Reading →

Sci-Fi Month: Favorite AI in Books

This week I'm doing a freebie topic for Top Five Tuesday and talking about my favorite AI in sci-fi books!  While I remain terrified of Alexa mutating into Skynet and/or HAL 3000, I love a good AI in fiction, especially when authors take the time to explore how their experiences differ from a human's.  So... Continue Reading →

Sci-Fi Month: Favorite YA Sci-Fi

I've noticed recently as I've perused my shelves that the YA space is surprisingly light on science-fiction.  YA skews heavily in favor of magic and dragons and medieval settings (all of which I love) but space ships and robots are few and far between!  So today, I'm rounding up some of my favorite YA sci-fi... Continue Reading →

Sci-Fi Month: Things I Love: KILLJOYS

Last year during #SciFiMonth, I wrote about a trope that is near and dear to my heart, spaceship crews that double as found families.  I love when misfits come together, when they bicker like there's no tomorrow, while simultaneously putting their lives on the line for each other without hesitation.  So it should come as... Continue Reading →

Sci-Fi Month 2019 TBR

In just a few short weeks, it will be November!  While some may await this month so they begin holiday festivities in earnest, I've been waiting for a whole different reason: Sci-Fi Month!  This delightful blogging celebration is hosted by deargeekplace and imyril and encourages people to write, tweet, and generally flail about all things sci-fi. ... Continue Reading →

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