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Can You Have Too Many Sports? – The Prism Affect

I recently got the chance to receive a review copy of The Prism Affect by J. Wint and it was a fascinating read! The synopsis of this book is, “Life had never been easy for young Jet Stroud. He is affected by a rare condition known as ephebus mortem, also called the youthful death, and legend says itContinue reading “Can You Have Too Many Sports? – The Prism Affect”

Politics in Books? – Two Roads to Paradise

I recently read Two Roads to Paradise by Gordon Jensen and Cara Highsmith which is the sequel to The Way Out. While this book is very different from the previous book that I read in the series, it is a very interesting read that brought up some questions for me as to how political IContinue reading “Politics in Books? – Two Roads to Paradise”

How Far Should Sci-Fi Be From Reality? – The Way Out

I recently got the chance to participate in a book tour for the Be Careful What You Wish For series by Gordon Jensen and so had the pleasure of checking out The Way Out, the first book in the series! The synopsis of this first book is, “When the Alpha Centauri crew returns to earthContinue reading “How Far Should Sci-Fi Be From Reality? – The Way Out”

Tackling Common Tropes in a Unique Way

When I was younger, I along with what feels like most people read the Divergent series and very much enjoyed them and so when I recently found out that the author had written some adult fantasy I knew that I had to check it out. The synopsis of Chosen Ones is, “A decade ago nearContinue reading “Tackling Common Tropes in a Unique Way”

Trying More Dystopian Books…

I was given a copy of Scythe by Neal Shusterman for Christmas and found myself really enjoying the series! The synopsis of the first book is, “Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are theContinue reading “Trying More Dystopian Books…”

Reliving the Dystopian Craze

I read The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken when I was younger but forgot all about it and ended up picking up a copy at a local second-hand store! The synopsis of this book is, “When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parentsContinue reading “Reliving the Dystopian Craze”

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars

When I learned that one of my favourite authors from when I was younger had written an adult science fiction book I knew I had to read it! According to the author’s note in the book, this book was a 9-year long project and I can definitely say that it shows. The synopsis of thisContinue reading “To Sleep in a Sea of Stars”

Diving Back into Dystopian Books…

Earlier this year, I read Skyhunter by Marie Lu who is an author who I have sometimes found a bit hit or miss. Some of her books I have found myself loving but others I have just not been able to get into. The synopsis of this book is: “The Karensa Federation has conquered aContinue reading “Diving Back into Dystopian Books…”

A Classic Heist but in Space!

I recently read Artemis by Andy Weir (he wrote The Martian) and really enjoyed it. This book is definitely very different from The Martian and was not really what I was expecting but it had a very interesting concept. The synopsis is: “Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the firstContinue reading “A Classic Heist but in Space!”