Review: ‘To Sleep in a Sea of Stars’ by Christopher Paolini

"We are aware. we are conscious. And we are made from the same stuff as the heavens... We are the universe watching itself, watching and learning." Rating: 4.25/5 paper planes Genre: Science fiction (space opera)Publication: 15 Sep 2020Pages: 880 (hardcover) Synopsis: Kira Navárez dreamed of life on new worlds. Now she's awakened a nightmare. During … Continue reading Review: ‘To Sleep in a Sea of Stars’ by Christopher Paolini

Review: ‘Court of Lions’ (‘Mirage’, #2) by Somaiya Daud

Sacred fire only ever came to the brave and courageous. Hope was given to a person who might reshape the world... For We have sent unto you a Sign. See it and take heed. Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: YA science-fiction fantasyPublication: 6 Aug 2020Pages: 336 (e-book) Synopsis: Amani, kidnapped into serving as a body … Continue reading Review: ‘Court of Lions’ (‘Mirage’, #2) by Somaiya Daud

Review: ‘Seven Devils’ (‘Seven Devils’, #1) by Laura Lam and Elizabeth May

She looked out at the stars and planned her next game.Queens kill king. Rating: 4.5/5 paper planes Genre: Science-fiction (space opera)Publication: 6 Aug 2020Pages: 448 (e-book)Synopsis: Eris thought she had left her old life as the Heir to the galaxy's most ruthless empire behind. But her recruitment by the Resistance throws her right back into … Continue reading Review: ‘Seven Devils’ (‘Seven Devils’, #1) by Laura Lam and Elizabeth May

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Reasons Why I Love ‘Railhead’

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Buckle up your space train seatbelts folks, because today I'm going to talk about why I love the 'Railhead' books by Philip Reeve! Genre: Sci-fi The Great Network: the place of the thousand gates, where sentient trains cross the galaxy in a heartbeat. Zen Starling is merely a petty thief, but when a mysterious stranger sends … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Reasons Why I Love ‘Railhead’

Review: ‘The Maiden Voyage of New York City’ by Gary Girod (ARC)

Manhattan has been under an illusion; the illusion that just because the ship has been set upright means that all its people are safe. You are not. Rating: 4.5/5 stars Genre: Dystopian sci-fi (near future) Publication date: May 15th 2020 Synopsis: New York City has been slowly drowning since the seas rose and buried the … Continue reading Review: ‘The Maiden Voyage of New York City’ by Gary Girod (ARC)

#WickWednesday: Unboxing Midnight Flame’s ‘A Galaxy Far, Far Away’ Star Wars candle box

Any 'Star Wars' fans here? I recently bought my first limited edition candle box from Midnight Flame Candles and I was not disappointed. This box was themed around the 'Star Wars' franchise, with references to the original trilogy, the prequels, sequels and 'The Clone Wars' TV show! The 'A Galaxy Far, Far Away' candle box … Continue reading #WickWednesday: Unboxing Midnight Flame’s ‘A Galaxy Far, Far Away’ Star Wars candle box

Review: Athena’s Choice by Adam Boostrom

All intelligent life is born to die. Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ (4.5/5 stars) Genre: Science fiction Synopsis: Athena Vosh lives just like any other teenager in the year 2099. She watches reality shows with her friends, eats well, and occasionally wonders to herself: what would life be like if men were still alive? Following … Continue reading Review: Athena’s Choice by Adam Boostrom

Review: Once and Future (Once and Future, #1) by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy

Find ArthurTrain ArthurNudge Arthur onto the nearest throneDefeat the greatest evil in the worldUnite all of mankind Rating: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ (A little disappointing, but I enjoyed it nonetheless.) What's This Book About?Genre: Science-Fiction Fantasy RetellingSynopsis: When Ari Helix, a interplanetary fugitive refugee, crash-lands on Old Earth and pulls a magic sword from its ancient … Continue reading Review: Once and Future (Once and Future, #1) by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy