It's a two-in-one kind of day, and not only do I have my review of Mary Fan's Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon (out today!) but also I have five similar fantasy recommendations for y'all! If I had to describe Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon, I'd say Historical-set adventure with fantasy/steampunk elements. And so, I have … Continue reading Stronger Than a Bronze Dragon by Mary Fan & Five Similar Fantasies You’ll Want to Pick Up!
You all probably know just how much I love this book (this is the third time this week I've posted on my blog about it I LOVE IT THAT MUCH), but today, I have something different and still very exciting for y'all: A character interview with the characters from DESCENDANT OF THE CRANE!!! Don't fret … Continue reading Writer Wednesday: Character Interview with Characters from Joan He’s Descendant of the Crane (+INTL Giveaway!)
I know I try to keep my blog just a bundle of positivity, but I’m sorry. Today I just can’t hold this in anymore, so let me tell you about some of the worst books I’ve ever read. I’m just SO MAD. Like…who thought this was a good idea? Horrible, truly. So, I’m taking today … Continue reading The WORST Books Ever. End of Story.
3.5 stars Joanna has been waiting her whole life to travel as a pilot with her family to colonize another planet after Earth has steadily broken down. But, when complications arrive and their ship The Pioneer is in an accident, killing Joanna's brother, she is changed for their journey to a new world. She is … Continue reading The Pioneer by Bridget Tyler: An Otherworldly Novel on Alien Planets and Colonialism
3 stars I've never read a book by either Cast, so I jumped into reading The Dysasters with little background on the authorial style (although, my mother has read one of their past series and enjoyed it!). I thought the concept was cool--I always dig a story about superpowered teens, and the execution was pretty good. … Continue reading The Dysasters by P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast: Superpowered Teens and Natural Disasters! (+Giveaway!)
3.5 stars Believing they have been recruited by the CIA, six teen hackers arrive in LA for a hacking aptitude test with the promise of a college scholarship and a job with the CIA after graduation. But one of the teens, Owen, walks out, refusing to participate. The other five complete the tests, but when … Continue reading Phantom Wheel by Tracy Deebs (ARC): Hackers and Action, Sci-Fi and Corporations
Last recommendation post of the month? You know it. This week, we're featuring a bunch of July 2018 releases and some comp titles so you can find what works for you! And 4 of these are sci-fi novels and the other's fantasy, so if you're in the mood for some action and fast-paced fiction, you're in … Continue reading If You Liked… #6: July 2018 SFF Edition
3.5 stars In Matt Killeen's World War II drama, blonde, blue-eyed, and Jewish Sarah finds herself on the run from the government--and straight into the lap of a mysterious man who she discovers is a spy. He needs Sarah to become a spy to, in a different manner than infiltrating the government: Infiltrating an elite Nazi boarding … Continue reading Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen (ARC): A Jewish Spy in a Nazi Boarding School
5 stars Zara Cole, petty criminal with a past, chooses to live in New Detroit instead of moving to her family in Mars. She'd rather fend for herself than live inside a dome. But when Zara commits a crime that lands her in trouble, she might end up inside a dome after all--a prison shaped … Continue reading DRC: Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre
4 stars The game Warcross has consumed billions of lives. A global sensation, this high-tech virtual reality game lets people all around the world interact and compete. Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter in order to make ends meet by looking for cheating participants. She hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross … Continue reading Warcross by Marie Lu