Starry Eyes has been high on my to-read list since I read the summary, and it didn’t disappoint. It is a cute, entertaining story. When aspiring astronomer Zorie is invited on a camping trip with a group of friends, she is quick to go so she can escape the her drama-filled family life. What doesn’t… Read More Starry Eyes
When we allow ourselves to explore, we discover destinations that were never on our map. Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner’s Starbound trilogy is one of my favorite series, so I was ecstatic to find out they were writing another science fiction series. Unfortunately, however, Unearthed doesn’t quite live up to the brilliance of their debut… Read More Unearthed
Tragedy can give the pot a good shake, not only causing the good bits in us to float to the surface, but the nasty bits, too. Maybe it’s better to skim off the nasty parts and let them go. I read Stacey Lee’s Under a Painted Sky and found it extremely entertaining and well-written, so… Read More Outrun the Moon
Leigh Bardugo has done it again. Admittedly, I may not have been completely swept off my feet with her Shadow and Bone trilogy, but Six of Crows sealed the deal for me. The story brims with action, excitement, and urgency, keeping you glued to the pages until the very end. When Kaz Brekker, Ketterdam’s most… Read More Six of Crows
Walk on Earth a Stranger is an entertaining and action-packed story, but I can’t say it brings anything especially unique or new to the collection of YA westerns already published. When Lee Westfall’s parents are murdered, she is forced to disguise herself as a boy and travel from her small Alabaman hometown all the way… Read More Walk on Earth a Stranger
Numbers do not feel. Do not bleed or weep or hope. They do not know bravery or sacrifice. Love or allegiance. At the very apex of callousness, you will find only ones and zeros. That was… There aren’t really words adequate enough to describe exactly what reading Illuminae is like. It’s completely unique and original… Read More Am I Not Merciful?