4 stars Earth is inhabitable, taken over by an ice age, and the human race is waiting it out on ships in orbit around the Earth. Slowly (but steadily) deteriorating ships, that is. All Stella Ainsley wants is to go somewhere besides the floundering spaceship she's on. And when a luxurious private ship hires her … Continue reading Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne (ARC): Jane Eyre–in Space!
1.5 stars Li is the last human girl on Earth after the aliens, who used to be friendly, decided the humans were killing the Earth and in turn, decided to kill the humans. These aliens look like Li except for their superior minds and bodies and the gills on the sides of their neck. Her … Continue reading ARC: The Last Girl on Earth by Alexandra Blogier
5 stars Prendergast's Zero Repeat Forever is an enticing science fiction novel centering about an invasion of Earth by these alien creatures dubbed the Nahx. Raven and a group of other minor delinquents were preparing to be camp counselors for a summer camp when the invasion happened. Now, they're stuck in the middle of nowhere … Continue reading Zero Repeat Forever by G.S. Prendergast
4.5 stars Nemesis is a thrilling novel about a girl and boy in the midst of a government conspiracy in the tiny, isolated town of Fire Lake in Idaho. Min has been murdered on her even numbered birthdays ever since she was eight. A man in shiny leather shoes and reflective glasses always comes to … Continue reading Nemesis by Brendan Reichs
2.5 stars Heir of Illaria by Dyan Chick is a fantasy novel about a peasant girl, Wilona, who discovers that she's the one true heir of the Kingdom of Illaria which is ruled by her nefarious necromancer uncle. After her grandmother is murdered and she barely manages to escape, she is taken under the wing … Continue reading DRC: Heir of Illaria by Dyan Chick