Tag: Sci-Fi


Review: The Cage by Megan Shepherd

Review: The Cage by Megan Shepherd
25 May, 2015 / 1 Comment

The Cage (The Cage #1) by Megan Shepherd My Copy: ARC eBook, 308 pages Publication Date: May 26, 2015 (Tomorrow!) Publisher: Balzer + Bray Source: Publisher via Edelweiss When Cora Mason wakes in a desert, she doesn’t know where she is or who put her there. As she explores, she finds an impossible mix of environments—tundra next to desert, farm next to jungle, and a strangely empty town cobbled together from different cultures—all watched over by eerie black windows. And she isn’t alone. Four other teenagers have also been taken: a beautiful model, a tattooed smuggler, a secretive genius, and an army brat who […]


Review: Captive

Review: Captive
12 January, 2015 / 2 Comments

Captive (The Blackcoat Rebellion #2) by Aimee Carter My Copy: Hardcover, 298 pages Publication Date: November 25, 2014 Publisher: Harlequin Teen Source: Library For the past two months, Kitty Doe’s life has been a lie. Forced to impersonate the Prime Minister’s niece, her frustration grows as her trust in her fake fiancé cracks, her real boyfriend is forbidden and the Blackcoats keep her in the dark more than ever. But in the midst of discovering that her role in the Hart family may not be as coincidental as she thought, she’s accused of treason and is forced to face her […]


Review: Doorway to Home

Review: Doorway to Home
19 December, 2014 / 0 Comments

Doorway to Home (Garnet #3) by Willa Jemhart My Copy: eBook, 100 pages Publication Date: October, 2012 Publisher: Self-published Source: Author Trew finds a way to take Martie to Garnet for a quick reunion with her mother. But things don’t go according to plan. He finds himself trapped in a society with rules he strongly opposes and where some would prefer him dead. The worst part is that Martie loves it here and doesn’t want to leave. To stay true to himself he can’t conform to their ways. But will he do it for the sake of love?   My Review […]


Review: Breaking the Agenda

Review: Breaking the Agenda
1 December, 2014 / 0 Comments

Breaking the Agenda (Garnet #2) by Willa Jemhart My Copy: eBook, 104 Pages Publication Date: October, 2012 Publisher: Self-Published Source: Author When Magda is forced to return to Garnet, she tries to accept her fate. This is the place she has longed to be for many years. But her return means the loss of everyone she has ever loved, and it seems that something is very wrong here. She begins to question where her rightful place really is. The tale of Magda’s mission and subsequent defection is one of discovery, friendship, love, and loss. My Review What you’re in for: Controlled […]


Poe Challenge #1: The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall

Poe Challenge #1: The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall
31 October, 2014 / 0 Comments

For my Edgar Allan Poe Challenge this week, I read The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall. What you’re in for: Astronomy. Depression. Experimentation. Balloon. Adventure. Aliens. Uncertainty. My Thoughts: Edgar Allan Poe is known most for his Gothic literature. However, he actually invented Detective Fiction and is thought to have been the first to write Science Fiction, with this exact story. I am glad that I read this story, considering it is supposedly the first ever science fiction story. And for my challenge, it’s one step toward reading all of Poe’s stories. But, I have to say that I didn’t […]


Audiobook Review: Revived

Audiobook Review: Revived
29 September, 2014 / 0 Comments

Revived by Cat Patrick My Copy: Unabridged Audiobook Publication Date: May 8, 2012 Publisher: Listening Library Source: Library It started with a bus crash. Daisy Appleby was a little girl when it happened, and she barely remembers the accident or being brought back to life. At that moment, though, she became one of the first subjects in a covert government program that tests a drug called Revive. Now fifteen, Daisy has died and been Revived five times. Each death means a new name, a new city, and a new identity. The only constant in Daisy’s life is constant change. Then Daisy […]


Review: Don’t Let Go

Review: Don’t Let Go
26 September, 2014 / 1 Comment

Don’t Let Go (PERSEFoNE #3) by Michelle Gagnon My Copy: eBook Publication Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher: HarperCollins Source: Purchased In this pulse-pounding final installment of the Don’t Turn Around trilogy, which in a starred review Kirkus called “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for teens,” Noa and Peter race across the country in their search to destroy Project Persephone before time runs out. After a devastating loss, Noa Torson is out of options. On the run with the three remaining teens of Persephone’s Army, she is up against immeasurable odds. The group is outnumbered, outsmarted, and outrun. But they […]


Review: Revolution 19

Review: Revolution 19
12 September, 2014 / 0 Comments

Revolution 19 (Revolution 19 #1) by Gregg Rosenblum My Copy: Paperback, 266 pages Publication Date: January 8, 2013 Publisher: HarperTeen Source: Won from The Cover Contessa From the creators of Homeland and the Final Destination films, Revolution 19 is a cinematic thriller unlike anything else. At first they called it system-wide malfunctions when the robots stopped fighting at exactly 2:15 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time, August 17, 2051. For twenty-two hours the battlefields were silent. Then when the bots began killing again, now targeting their human commanders, they shook their heads and called it fatal programming errors. When, a day later, […]


Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Push

Hits Stores Tomorrow Review: Push
9 June, 2014 / 0 Comments

Push (The Game #2) by Eve Silver My Copy: ARC ePub eBook, 218 pages Publication Date: June 10, 2014 (tomorrow!) Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Source: Publisher via Edelweiss Genre: Paranormal | Science Fiction | Young Adult It’s either break the rules or die. Miki Jones lives her life by her own strict set of rules, to keep control, to keep the gray fog of grief at bay. Then she’s pulled into the Game, where she—and her team—will die unless she follows a new set of rules: those set by the mysterious Committee. But rules don’t mean answers, and without answers, […]


Review: Echo in Time

Review: Echo in Time
21 April, 2014 / 0 Comments

Echo in Time (Erasing Time #2) by C.J. Hill My Copy: Paperback, 387 pages Publication Date: December 23, 2013 Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Source: Library Genre: Dystopian | Science Fiction | Young Adult Echo in Time delivers on “the possibility of an equally thrilling sequel” (Kirkus Reviews) to Erasing Time. After being pulled 400 years into the future, twins Taylor and Sheridan have found some refuge from the government of Traventon, which used the dangerous Time Strainer to yank the girls from the past. Yet the threat of the dangerous technology still looms. Taylor and an ally, Joseph, are selected […]