Red Noise

THE SYNOPSIS: Caught up in a space station turf war between gangs and corrupt law, a lone asteroid miner decides to take them all down. When an asteroid miner comes to Station 35 looking to sell her cargo and get back to the solitude she craves, she gets swept up in a three-way standoff with…

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…

The City We Became

THE CITY WE BECAME (Great Cities #1) Written by N.K. Jemisin Published by Orbit, March 24th, 2020 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Every city has a soul. Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York City? She’s got five. But every city also…

Books that will make you forget that the world is a dumpster fire…

Is this title a little overdramatic? Maybe. But, with the state of the world right now, you have to admit that it’s all a little concerning and overwhelming. My small little town just announced yesterday that we have our first confirmed case of Covid-19. I didn’t think we were immune due to the fact that…

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 Stars We Steal

THE STARS WE STEAL Written by Alexa Donne Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, February 4th, 2020 My star rating – 3.5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Engagement season is in the air. Eighteen-year-old Princess Leonie “Leo” Kolburg, heir to a faded European spaceship, only has one thing on her mind: which lucky bachelor can save her family…

Starsight

STARSIGHT (Skyward #2) Written by Brandon Sanderson Published by Delacorte Press, November 26th, 2019 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: All her life, Spensa’s dreamed of becoming a pilot. Of proving she’s a hero like her father. She made it to the sky, but the truths she learned about her father were crushing….

Recursion

RECURSION Written by Blake Crouch Published by Crown Publishing Group, June 11, 2019 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Memory makes reality. That’s what New York City cop Barry Sutton is learning as he investigates the devastating phenomenon the media has dubbed False Memory Syndrome—a mysterious affliction that drives its victims mad with memories…

Bookshelf Tour Series – Part 4

Welcome back to the bookshelf tour series! If you’re new to the series, here’s how it works: I show you a picture of my shelves and list the book title, author and star rating, and any books where i’ve written a review it will be linked (I believe the linked titles will show up with…