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Science Fiction

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


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


4 stars

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

Wanderers by Chuck Wendig


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”

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”

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