Otherworld – Review

"A future in which there's only one all-powerful Company doesn't seem totally preposterous anymore." Otherworld is the reboot of a virtual reality game that people swore was like heaven, it was so perfect. What we actually get in this book is Otherworld 2.0, the revamped version brought back from the virtual dead by a young [...]

The Philosopher’s Flight – Review

"It's never mattered that I can't do it. What the heart loves, the will chooses and the mind justifies." The Philosopher's Flight is an interesting mix of historical science fantasy, where in our past, we discover the use of empirical philosophy, the merging of magic and science. This particular branch of study is female dominated, [...]

Woman Last Seen In Her Thirties – Review

"I spent the first few weeks after Adam's bombshell waiting for him to wake from this nightmare he had dreamed up for us both and realize the only compassionate, logical thing to do was to come back." There are a million things Maggie Harris worries about on a given day. Identity theft. Falling air conditioners. [...]

The City of Brass – Review

"There's no magic, no djinn, no spirits waiting to eat us up." Nahri doesn't believe in magic. Even if proof exists in her ability to heal, both herself and others. It doesn't matter. It's just a part of her. Not a magical being there to grant wishes of her every whim. She's just a con [...]

The Great Alone – Review

** This review (and the book) will contain possible triggers regarding domestic abuse and violence ** "It's like his back is broken, Mama had said, and you don't stop loving a person when they're hurt. You get stronger so they can lean on you. He needs me. Us." So we meet the Allbright family. Ernt [...]

Iron Gold – Review

** There will be spoilers for the Red Rising series in this review, but none for Iron Gold ** "Men call him father, liberator, warlord, Slave King, Reaper. But he feels a boy as he falls toward the war-torn planet, his armor red, his army vast, his heart heavy." Iron Gold is the behemoth of [...]

A Short History of the Girl Next Door – Review

"I am completely in love with my best friend from childhood, she has absolutely no idea, and now she's interested in older, more popular guys. This sounds like a bad movie already." A Short History of the Girl Next Door starts with Matt Wainwright catching us up on his lifelong friendship with Tabby, the girl [...]