Book Review: Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

Project Hail Mary Author: Andy WeirPublisher: Publisher (date)Hardcover, 496 pagesSci-fi, Adult sci-fiGoodreads Summary Ryland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission--and if he fails, humanity and the earth itself will perish. Except that right now, he doesn't know that. He can't even remember his own name, let alone the nature of his …

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Book Review: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

Binti Author: Nnedi OkoraforSeries: Binti, book 1Publisher: Publisher (date)ebook, 96 pagesScience Fiction, YA, NovellaGoodreads Summary Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up …

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Book Review: Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor

Remote Control Author: Nnedi OkoraforPublisher: Tor.com (January 18, 2021)Kindle edition, 160 pagesScience Fiction, Adult Science Fiction, NovellaGoodreads Summary "She’s the adopted daughter of the Angel of Death. Beware of her. Mind her. Death guards her like one of its own." The day Fatima forgot her name, Death paid a visit. From hereon in she would …

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Book Review: A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton

A Universe of Wishes: A We Need Diverse Books Anthology Editor: Dhonielle ClaytonPublisher: Random House Children's Books (December Hardcover, 416 pagesSci-Fi/Fantasy, Young Adult, Anthology/Short StoriesGoodreads Summary From We Need Diverse Books, the organization behind Flying Lessons & Other Stories, comes a young adult fantasy short story collection featuring some of the best own-voices children’s authors, including New …

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Book Review: Sea Change by Nancy Kress

Sea Change Author: Nancy KressPublisher: Tachyon Publications (May 22, 2020)Paperback, 192 pagesScience Fiction, Speculative Fiction, NovellaGoodreads Summary Renata Black is entertained by the traffic snarl caused by a rogue self-driving house--until she spots the Org's Tiffany Teal paint marking the house's windowsill.In 2022, GMOs were banned after a biopharmed drug caused the Catastrophe: worldwide economic …

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Book Review: Ascend Online by Luke Chmilenko

Ascend OnlineAuthor: Luke ChmilenkoSeries: Ascend Online, book 1Publisher: Podium Publishing (July 18, 2017)Narrator: Luke DanielsAudiobook, 17h 55mGoodreads  AmazonSummaryDiving into a revolutionary new video game, Marcus and his friends escape a stagnant society, entering into a world that defies their wildest imaginations. But from the moment that he logs in, Marcus finds himself separated from his …

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Book Review: Shoot the Messenger (Messenger Chronicles #1) by Pippa DaCosta

Shoot the MessengerAuthor: Pippa DaCostaSeries: Messenger Chronicles, Book 1Publisher: Crazy Ace PublishingPublished: February 22, 2018Kindle Edition, 285 pagesRating: 5 Stars★★★★★Goodreads  AmazonSummary: "Lies aren't her only weapons against the fae..."In the Halow system, one of Earth’s three sister star systems, tek and magic—humans and the fae—are at war.Kesh Lasota is a ghost in the machine. Invisible …

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Book Review: Under a Graveyard Sky (Black Tide Rising #1) by John Ringo

Rating: 5 StarsPublished June 24th 2014 by Baen (first published August 15th 2013)             Summary: A family of survivors who fight back against a zombie plague that has brought down civilization. Zombies are real. And we made them. Are you prepared for the zombie apocalypse? The Smith family is, with the help of a few Marines.When …

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Book Review: Leviathan Wakes (The Expanse #1) by James S.A. Corey

Rating: 4 StarsPublished June 2nd 2011 by Orbit Summary: Humanity has colonized the solar system - Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond - but the stars are still out of our reach.Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. …

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Book Review: Red Rising (Red Rising #1) by Pierce Brown

Rating: 5 StarsPublished January 28th 2014 by Del Rey (Random House) Summary: "I live for the dream that my children will be born free," she says. "That they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father gave them.""I live for you," I say sadly.Eo kisses my cheek. "Then you must …

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