Review: AURORA RISING by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young ReadersPage Count: 473Release Date: May 7th, 2019Series: THE AURORA CYCLE, Book 1Rating: 3.5/5 Stars - Liked It! Tyler Jones is top of his class at the Terran Defense Force Academy, and he's all prepped to have his pick of recruits for his first squad. But when responding to a distress... Continue Reading →

Sci-Fi Month Preview: TBR Time!

It's almost November, which means it's almost time for SciFi Month! The annual blogging celebration is hosted by Lisa at Dear Geek Place and imyril at There's Always Room For One More. The primary focus is, of course, on books, but posts about anything sci-fi, from movies to video games, are welcome! With Sci-Fi Month... Continue Reading →

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: 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 →

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