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The Kingdom of Liars (The Legacy of the Mercenary Kings #1) by Nick Martell

the kingdome of liars

3.5 stars (release date June 23, 2020)

This is a good first book in a new fantasy series. The concept is interesting but the book’s pacing is uneven, and at 608 pages, it needed better editing. Continue reading “The Kingdom of Liars (The Legacy of the Mercenary Kings #1) by Nick Martell”

The Last Human by Zack Jordan

2.5 stars

the last human

This is a promising science fiction book that took a weird turn in the middle and went down hill from there. I was enjoying the book even though the premise was a bit weird, because, you know, I like weird – but only to a point. The author lost me about 60 percent into the book and I couldn’t wait to finish it and be done with it. Continue reading “The Last Human by Zack Jordan”

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”

Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle #1) by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman

aurora rising4.5 stars

A  fun, fantastic, witty  first book in a new YA Sci-Fi/Fantasy series. Continue reading “Aurora Rising (The Aurora Cycle #1) by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman”

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