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The Companions by Katie M. Flynn

the companions

2 stars

This was a confusing, lack-luster science fiction book that left me wondering “what the heck did I just read?” Continue reading “The Companions by Katie M. Flynn”

Starsight (Skyward #2) by Brandon Sanderson

starsight

4.5 stars

This is an excellent, exciting second book in the YA Fantasy series. Continue reading “Starsight (Skyward #2) by Brandon Sanderson”

The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) by N.K. Jemisin

the fifth season

2 stars

A disappointing, painfully slow science fiction novel. Continue reading “The Fifth Season (The Broken Earth #1) by N.K. Jemisin”

Unwind (Unwind #1) by Neal Shusterman

unwind

4 stars

A unique, interesting YA science fiction novel. Continue reading “Unwind (Unwind #1) by Neal Shusterman”

Wanderers by Chuck Wendig

wanderers

3 stars

A long, ambling science fiction tale. Continue reading “Wanderers by Chuck Wendig”

The Warehouse by Rob Hart

the warehouse

4 stars

An intriguing sci-fi/dystopia book about a company’s world domination. Continue reading “The Warehouse by Rob Hart”

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

an absolutely remarkable thing

4 stars

A fantastic first book in a new YA SciFi/Fantasy series. Continue reading “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green”

Daisy’s Run (The Clockwork Chimera #1) by Scott Baron

Daisy's Run

2 stars

A ship heading back to earth from deep space is hit by debris and damaged. The AI supercomputer running the ship is woke early to make repairs and ensure that the ship stays on course. While the crew members didn’t know each other before the journey, they were fed information about each other and their skills were updated so that they would be prepared for duty once they woke up. The crew immediately starts repairing the ship, but strange things start happening. Continue reading “Daisy’s Run (The Clockwork Chimera #1) by Scott Baron”

This Shattered World (Starbound, #2) by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

This Shattered World

4 stars

This is the second installment in the Starbound trilogy. This story is set on the terraformed planet Avon. The planet hasn’t developed as quickly as it should have and the colonists are struggling to survive. The colonists have started to rebel against the terraforming corporations in charge of the planet’s development. As a result, the corporations have sent soldiers to Avon to quell the uprising and install order. Lee Chase is a military Captain with a reputation for being tough and dangerous. Flynn Cormac is one of the rebel leaders trying to reach a peaceful agreement with the soldiers. Continue reading “This Shattered World (Starbound, #2) by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner”

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