"Nina had broken the cardinal rule, and now she had to kill someone." With an opening sentence like that, I'm sure you can see why I went full grabby hands to get this novel. Then they added mercenary librarians as the series name, and like destiny, this book was mine. I am going to start [...]
Tag: science fiction
Would You Be Chosen?
"From America to Australia and beyond. The sea change is coming for everyone, rich and poor alike." Take one serious helping of climate change, stir in a heaping blend of international conspiracy, and top it off with a high stakes competition. This is the frightening future of The Final Six. When we meet Naomi and [...]
The Toccata System
Retellings. Assassins. Murder and space. These are a few of my favorite things... Welcome to the Toccata System. There are three books in the Toccata System, plus a short story. Each one is told from a different perspective, but the overall plot, along with multiple character arcs, intersect in fantastic and brilliant ways. In further [...]
Play With G.O.D.
Beyond science fiction or suspense, The God Game is a deeply philosophical novel exploring not just what can go wrong with tech, but how complex unraveling human nature truly is.
Dark Age – Review
A few books ago, Pierce Brown introduced us to the quote: "Shit Escalates". So far, in every book in the Red Rising series, Brown has lived up to that quote, escalating the shit to breathtaking heights. But, I'm convinced he broke that term in Dark Age, and now must come up with a new way [...]
Come With Me
"There is no loneliness worse than a loneliness being surrounded by other people." Amy is a full time mother and part time PR person for a start-up tech company. Donny, son of her best friend, has developed an algorithm that can open the world of "multiverses" to the user. Every possible decision, stemming to a [...]
The Dream Daughter – Review
"Her courage was stunning to me. If I'd learned anything in the last day, though, it was that the love of a mother could make a hero out of an everyday woman." Caroline Sears just lost her husband to the Vietnam War when she finds out she's pregnant. But her grief is only the beginning. [...]
Hullmetal Girls – Review
** This review was originally posted on teenreads.com ** "Only the desperate volunteer to become Scela, signing away their bodies and their autonomy to the General Body's command." In her newest release, Emily Skrutskie launches us far into the future where humanity strives to find a habitable planet. A space opera filled with an amazingly [...]
Nine – Review
**This review was originally published at teenreads.com ** "This is what life should be like, he thought. Your heart beating, your skin tingling, your mind bright and alive as you run headlong toward a future. Towards answers. Not death, after death, after death..." In a clever twist on dystopian story telling, Zach Hines shows us [...]
The Immortal Gene – Review
"Today we saw what madness can produce. It's contagious, like getting a cold." The Immortal Gene is part sci-fi, part crime thriller following homicide detective Jake Wood as he joins the hunt for a serial killer. Things quickly veer off for Jake, when he finds himself in Brazil after receiving some distressing messages from a [...]