Book review

A Court of Thorns and Roses series, Sarah J. Maas

I devoured this series in less than a week – I was so eager to keep reading that I actually requested the second book from the library before I had even finished the first. These books filled a YA-fantasy-shaped hole in my heart that I didn’t know existed, and I ended up reading faster and… Continue reading A Court of Thorns and Roses series, Sarah J. Maas

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The City in the Middle of the Night, Charlie Jane Anders

This review was originally published on SFRevu. The people who live on the planet January are trapped in eternal twilight. They are caught between two extremes: The blistering heat of the planet’s one side that forever faces the sun, and the frigid night of the other side trapped in darkness. Only the narrow zone between… Continue reading The City in the Middle of the Night, Charlie Jane Anders

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Marked, S. Andrew Swann

This review was originally published on SFRevu. Detective Dana Rohan has never fit in. She has kept herself separate from others for her entire life because of her forgotten past, the death of her father, and most of all, the mysterious Mark on her back, present since her earliest memories. As she has grown and… Continue reading Marked, S. Andrew Swann

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The Clockwork Witch, Michelle D Sonnier

This review was originally published on SFRevu. Arabella is the black sheep of her family–or more accurately, the “brown bud”, someone who comes from a line of witches yet cannot perform magic. All of her life, she has been subjected to the torment and ridicule of her mother, her sisters, and witch society as a… Continue reading The Clockwork Witch, Michelle D Sonnier

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Dragon’s Code, Gigi McCaffrey

This review was originally published on SFRevu. Dragon’s Code brings readers back to the planet of Pern, where humans and dragons bond in order to fight the life-destroying Thread that falls from the sky, and every person has a particular role to play to maintain society’s fine balance. Our hero of the story is Piemur, a… Continue reading Dragon’s Code, Gigi McCaffrey

Book review

Gaia Twist by Doug Walker

The world of the future is a beautiful place. Earth is one of 99 other planets joined in a consortium that shares knowledge and resources across the system. Except…when they don’t. Like Earth, which has recently come under rule of a xenophobic businessman, who asserts his controlling ‘Our World, Our Way’ philosophy over the planet.… Continue reading Gaia Twist by Doug Walker

Book review

River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey

What would happen if hippos roamed throughout the swamps of the South? This apparently was almost our reality – in order to address a shortage of meat around the beginning of the 20th century, Louisiana Congressman Robert Broussard proposed a bill that would import hippopotamuses into the United States. This would allow land that wasn’t viable… Continue reading River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey