A Psalm For The Wild Built

A PSALM FOR THE WILD BUILT Written by Becky Chambers Published by Tor.com, July 13th, 2021 My star rating – 4.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: It’s been centuries since the robots of Earth gained self-awareness and laid down their tools.Centuries since they wandered, en masse, into the wilderness, never to be seen again.Centuries since they faded…

The Marrow Thieves

THE MARROW THIEVES Written by Cherie Dimaline Published by Dancing Cat Books, May 22, 2017 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: In a futuristic world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North…

Severance

SEVERANCE Written by Ling Ma Published by Picador USA, May 7th, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Candace Chen, a millennial drone self-sequestered in a Manhattan office tower, is devoted to routine. With the recent passing of her Chinese immigrant parents, she’s had her fill of uncertainty. She’s content just to carry…

Goldilocks

GOLDILOCKS Written by Laura Lam Published by Orbit, May 5, 2020 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Despite increasing restrictions on the freedoms of women on Earth, Valerie Black is spearheading the first all-female mission to a planet in the Goldilocks Zone, where conditions are just right for human habitation. The team is…

Wanderers

WANDERERS Written by Chuck Wendig Published by Del Rey, July 9th, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Shana wakes up one morning to discover her little sister in the grip of a strange malady. She appears to be sleepwalking. She cannot talk and cannot be woken up. And she is heading with…

The Grace Year

THE GRACE YEAR Written by Kim Liggett Published by Wednesday Books, October 8th, 2019 My star rating – 5 stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Survive the year. No one speaks of the grace year. It’s forbidden. In Garner County, girls are told they have the power to lure grown men from their beds, to drive women mad…

Top 5 Dystopian

Remember a few years back when literally every book that was released was a dystopian and then dystopians got a really bad name because of it? Yeah, good times. I was getting a little overwhelmed with the amount of dystopians being released at that time, but I wouldn’t go so far to say that I…

Morning Star

MORNING STAR (Red Rising Saga #3) Written by Pierce Brown Published by Del Rey Books, February 9, 2016 My star rating – 5 stars!!! THE SYNOPSIS: Darrow would have lived in peace, but his enemies brought him war. The Gold overlords demanded his obedience, hanged his wife, and enslaved his people. But Darrow is determined…

The Giver: Graphic Novel

THE GIVER: GRAPHIC NOVEL Written by Lois Lowry, Illustrated by P. Graig Russell Published by HMH books for young readers, February 5, 2019 My star rating: 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Now in graphic novel format, Lois Lowry’s Newbery Medal–winning classic story of a young boy discovering the dark secrets behind his seemingly ideal world is…