The Similars by Rebecca Hanover (DRC): Boarding Schools, Clones, and Mystery

3.5 stars When six clones join Emmaline’s prestigious boarding school, she finds out one of them is a clone of her dead best friend. The Similars are all anyone can talk about at the elite Darkwood Academy. But Emma couldn't care less, and all she can think about is how to get through her junior year … Continue reading The Similars by Rebecca Hanover (DRC): Boarding Schools, Clones, and Mystery

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Another Year Gone By: Most Anticipated YA Releases of November & December

I meant to post this many many weeks ago (aka the start of November, so a VERY long time), but somehow a lot of things just kept getting in my way. Life, the gross new WordPress (which I switched back from), lack of motivation. But anyways, I AM HERE WITH AMAZING NOVEMBER BOOKS (and now … Continue reading Another Year Gone By: Most Anticipated YA Releases of November & December

Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton (DRC): A Speculative Sci-Fi Collection of Short Stories with a Common Theme

3 stars Spanning the near to distant futures, Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful is made up of six interconnected stories that ask how far we will go to remake ourselves into the perfect human specimens, and how hard that will push the definition of "human." Exploring the possibilities of genetic manipulation and life extension, as … Continue reading Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful by Arwen Elys Dayton (DRC): A Speculative Sci-Fi Collection of Short Stories with a Common Theme

Strange Days by Constantine Singer: The First 5 Things You Should Do If Aliens Murder Your Parents (Blog Tour)

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Constantine J. Singer's science fiction debut, Strange Days! If you didn't know already, this has been one of my most anticipated releases of December ever since I heard about it in early 2018. The concept just really grabbed at me, and if you're a fan of … Continue reading Strange Days by Constantine Singer: The First 5 Things You Should Do If Aliens Murder Your Parents (Blog Tour)

The Disasters by M.K. England: A Light, Fun Space Adventure You Don’t Want to Miss!

4.5 stars Hotshot pilot Nax Hall has a history of making poor life choices. So it’s not exactly a surprise when he’s kicked out of the elite Ellis Station Academy in less than a day. But his one-way trip back to Earth is cut short when a terrorist group attacks the Academy. Nax and three … Continue reading The Disasters by M.K. England: A Light, Fun Space Adventure You Don’t Want to Miss!

This Splintered Silence by Kayla Olson (ARC): A Sci-Fi Murder Mystery Full of Twists and Turns

4 stars Lindley Hamilton has been the leader of the space station Lusca since every first-generation crew member on board, including her mother, the commander, was killed by a deadly virus. Becoming captain, and far sooner than she thought, involves struggling to survive every day, learning how to keep the Lusca running, figuring out how … Continue reading This Splintered Silence by Kayla Olson (ARC): A Sci-Fi Murder Mystery Full of Twists and Turns

Toxic by Lydia Kang (DRC): A Gripping Tale of Abandoned Girls, Sentient Spaceships, and What It Means to Live

4 stars Cyclo, the first and largest biological ship of its kind, is dying. And Hana is abandoned alone on Cyclo, after being illegally raised aboard the ship for seventeen years, stuck there with no way out. Yet, a small crew of mercenaries have handed over the rights to their life to document the death … Continue reading Toxic by Lydia Kang (DRC): A Gripping Tale of Abandoned Girls, Sentient Spaceships, and What It Means to Live

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein: A Dark, Atmospheric Female-Centric Frankenstein Retelling (Review + Giveaway!)

It's been 200 years since the iconic piece that *basically* started science-fiction was written. And Kiersten White's The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein was such a perfect retelling commemorating this work! Not only do you get to read all of my gushing thoughts in this post, but there's also a giveaway and a bunch of ways … Continue reading The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein: A Dark, Atmospheric Female-Centric Frankenstein Retelling (Review + Giveaway!)

A This Mortal Coil Survival Guide: How to Stay Alive in a World Where People Burst Into Plumes of Infectious Mist by Emily Suvada (+Giveaway!)

Some dystopian worlds are backdrops for a nice dainty love triangle. Others . . . are vicious little apocalyptic hellscapes where you need to eat human flesh to survive, or die in a giant plume of infectious mist. And This Mortal Coil . . . is of the second type. It's shocking, horrifying, a little bit … Continue reading A This Mortal Coil Survival Guide: How to Stay Alive in a World Where People Burst Into Plumes of Infectious Mist by Emily Suvada (+Giveaway!)

Phantom Wheel by Tracy Deebs (ARC): Hackers and Action, Sci-Fi and Corporations

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