Review : Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Review : Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty Pages : 352 Genre : Sci-fi Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : A space adventure set on a lone ship where the murdered crew are resurrected through cloning to discover who their killer was — and the secret to their mission. It was not common to awaken in a cloning vat streaked with drying blood. At least, Maria had never experienced it. She had no memory of how she died. That was also new;...

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Review : Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Review : Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer Pages : 452 Genre : YA, fantasy Series : The Lunar Chronicles, book 2 My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, is trying to break out of prison—even though if she succeeds, she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. When Scarlet encounters Wolf, a street fighter who may have information as to her...

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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 : Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Review : Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch Pages : 342 Genre : Sci-fi, Thriller Stand alone My Rating : 4/5 About the Book  : “Are you happy with your life?” Those are the last words Jason Dessen hears before the masked abductor knocks him unconscious. Before he awakens to find himself strapped to a gurney, surrounded by strangers in hazmat suits. Before a man Jason’s never met smiles down at him and says, “Welcome back, my friend.” In...

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Review : Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Review : Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Red Rising by Pierce Brown Pages : 382 Genre : Sci-fi/Fantasy Series : Red Rising, book 1 My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity already...

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Review : We Stand on Guard by Brian K. Vaughan & Steve Skroce

Review : We Stand on Guard by Brian K. Vaughan & Steve Skroce

We Stand on Guard by Brian K. Vaughan & Steve Skroce Pages : 160 Genre : Graphic novel/comics Stand alone My Rating : 3.5/5 About the Book  : Set 100 years in our future, WE STAND ON GUARD follows a heroic band of Canadian civilians turned freedom fighters who must defend their homeland from invasion by a technologically superior opponent…the United States of America. My Thoughts : First I want to start by saying that I...

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Review : Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Review : Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel Pages : 320 Genre : Speculative Fiction Series : Themis Files, Book 1 My Rating : 4.5/5 About the Book  : A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near her home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings. But the firemen who come to save her peer down upon something even stranger: a little girl...

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Review : The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

Review : The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North Pages : 405 Genre : Fiction, Speculative Fiction Stand alone My Rating : 5/5 About the Book  : No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes. Until now. As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl...

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