Review : The Last Star by Rick Yancey

Review : The Last Star by Rick Yancey

The Last Star by Rick Yancey Pages : 338 Genre : YA, Speculative Fiction Series : The 5th Wave, book 3 My Rating : 2.5/5 About the Book  : The enemy is Other. The enemy is us. They’re down here, they’re up there, they’re nowhere. They want the Earth, they want us to have it. They came to wipe us out, they came to save us. But beneath these riddles lies one truth: Cassie has been betrayed. So has Ringer. Zombie. Nugget. And...

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Review : The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

Review : The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin

The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin Pages : 448 Genre : Fantasy Series : The Broken Earth, book 2 My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS… FOR THE LAST TIME. The season of endings grows darker as civilization fades into the long cold night. Alabaster Tenring – madman, world-crusher, savior – has returned with a mission: to train his successor, Essun, and thus seal the fate of the Stillness...

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Review : The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

Review : The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin

The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemisin Pages : 468 Genre : Fantasy Series : The Broken Earth, book 1 My Rating : 5/5 About the Book  : THIS IS THE WAY THE WORLD ENDS… FOR THE LAST TIME. A season of endings has begun. It starts with the great red rift across the heart of the world’s sole continent, spewing ash that blots out the sun. It starts with death, with a murdered son and a missing daughter. It starts with betrayal,...

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Review : The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

Review : The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey Pages : 320 Genre : YA, Speculative Fiction Series : The 5th Wave, book 2 My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity. Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds us together is gone. As the 5th Wave rolls across the...

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Review : California by Edan Lepucki

Review : California by Edan Lepucki

California by Edan Lepucki Pages : 393 Genre : Speculative Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 3/5 About the Book  : The world Cal and Frida have always known is gone, and they’ve left the crumbling city of Los Angeles far behind them. They now live in a shack in the wilderness, working side-by-side to make their days tolerable despite the isolation and hardships they face. Consumed by fear of the future and mourning for a past they...

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Review : The Year She Left Us by Kathryn Ma

Review : The Year She Left Us by Kathryn Ma

The Year She Left Us by Kathryn Ma Pages : 336 Genre : Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : The Kong women are in crisis. A disastrous trip to visit her “home” orphanage in China has plunged eighteen-year-old Ari into a self-destructive spiral. Her adoptive mother, Charlie, a lawyer with a great heart, is desperate to keep her daughter safe. Meanwhile, Charlie must endure the prickly scrutiny of her...

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Review : The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

Review : The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen Pages : 448 Genre : Fantasy Series : The Queen of the Tearling, book 1 My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : On her nineteenth birthday, Princess Kelsea Raleigh Glynn, raised in exile, sets out on a perilous journey back to the castle of her birth to ascend her rightful throne. Plain and serious, a girl who loves books and learning, Kelsea bears little resemblance to her mother, the vain and...

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Review : The Lives We Lost by Megan Crewe

Review : The Lives We Lost by Megan Crewe

The Lives We Lost by Megan Crewe Pages : 288 Genre : YA, Speculative fiction Series : Fallen World, book 2 My Rating : 3,5/5 From the book’s jacket : A deadly virus has destroyed Kaelyn’s small island community and spread beyond the quarantine. No one is safe. But when Kaelyn finds samples of a vaccine in her father’s abandoned lab, she knows there must be someone, somewhere, who can replicate it. As Kaelyn and her...

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