Posts Tagged: space

[ARC Review] Illuminae by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman

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19 October
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I am just going to keep this review short and sweet because I loved this book so much it will just end up being one jumbled mess of fangirl emotions.   When I got approved to read Illuminae I was so excited. I had to read it right it away. I had seen on the all the five star ratings and the big push for the book at San Diego Comic Con. I wanted to see for myself what all the hype was about. Was this book about a girl and a boy that break up the day before and… Read more »

[Review] Steel World by B. V. Larson

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15 January
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Steel World is the first in the Undying Mercenaries series, and why are they called the undying mercenaries? Quite simple actually, because as long as they can be confirmed dead, and their files are on record, they can be revived / cloned / reconstructed, whatever word you choose for the process. All this is because Earth only has one trade good to sell to the galactic empire, the lives of its warriors. The universe in which Steel World takes place is interesting, and the main characters catch your attention. The story is highly believable, another race tries to prove they… Read more »

[Review] Koban: Rise of the Kobani by Stephen W. Bennett

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18 December
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The first book of the Koban series caught my attention. This second installment kept it and held me tightly to the story universe as it drove deeper into the characters. This third installment has me begging for even more. This book picks up not long after the events in the second book. The Kobani with their pirated alien ships are about to introduce themselves back into the human worlds and demonstrate what they can do to win the war against the alien invaders. Along the way they face a multitude of challenges and gain some allies, both human and alien…. Read more »

[Review] Koban by Stephen W. Bennett

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02 November
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Well, I must say I was surprised with this book. The cover caught my eye, the blurb about it held my attention, and the story carried me away into a world several hundred years in the future where humans have colonized more than 700 worlds and are about to make contact with an alien intelligence. Too bad they aren’t friendly. This book is a good start for the series, the main characters are introduced, fleshed out, and brought to life as the story flows. The world building is solid, lots of well thought out background spread through the book without… Read more »

[Review] Cress by Marissa Meyer

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26 July
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After getting an ARC of Scarlet, but not being able to wrangle one for Cress (it happens), I waited patiently for this to come out. My intent was to immediately devour it; Unfortunately, that didn’t happen for me as I became both ill and busy. I did eventually make it through this stressful novel, and I’m so glad I did. I love the characters. Thorne in particular was more fleshed out and interesting. He’s so similar to Captain Jack, who is one of my most favorite characters in anything ever (Torchwood never happened, shh), that it’s impossible to not picture… Read more »

[Arc Review] Salvage

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01 March
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I’m not sure what drew me to this book, but I’m glad that I took a chance on it. It ended up being completely different from most of the space-faring adventures I have picked up in the past. This made it unique and appealing to someone like me, who only tends to read action packed science fiction with no-nonsense heroines who kick ass. Ava is a teenage girl who has never been off her small deep space merchant ship, the Parastrata. In fact, her culture doesn’t let women off the ship very much at all. Only those who are high… Read more »

[Review] The Little Android

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26 February
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I’m both overjoyed at getting another glimpse into Marissa Meyer’s world, and full of regrets. It’s not like I didn’t know that the next characters and adaptations into her interesting science fiction world would be Rapunzel and Snow White, but it’s still disappointing that we won’t get a full functional character to go with The Little Mermaid. Still, the story is sound and it’s a good appetizer for the main course of Cress. Our main character, Star, is an android who, with a malfunctioning personality chip, falls in love with an engineer she’s required to work with. She ends up… Read more »