Book Review: The Queen’s Road by R.S. Belcher

Summary: Ramon “Ray” Cosa’s life is not what he expected it to be. Living in a small Texas town ravaged by Hurricane Harvey, Ray has suffered many losses in his young life, and he has little hope left that anything will ever change or get better. That is, until the vintage Ford Galaxie and its … Continue reading Book Review: The Queen’s Road by R.S. Belcher

Book Review: Valor’s Choice by Tanya Huff #20BooksofSummer

Summary: In the distant future, humans and several other races have been granted membership in the Confederation - at a price. They must act as soldier/protectors of the far more civilized races who have long since turned away from war... — Staff Sergeant Torin Kerr was a battle-hardened professional. So when she and those in … Continue reading Book Review: Valor’s Choice by Tanya Huff #20BooksofSummer

Book Review: Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey #TwentyBooksofSummer

Summary: Humanity has colonized the solar system—Mars, the Moon, the Asteroid Belt and beyond—but the stars are still out of our reach. Jim Holden is XO of an ice miner making runs from the rings of Saturn to the mining stations of the Belt. When he and his crew stumble upon a derelict ship, the … Continue reading Book Review: Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey #TwentyBooksofSummer

Book Review: The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole

Summary: Trinity Jordan leads a quiet, normal life: working from home for the Hive, a multifunctional government research center, and recovering from the incident that sent her into a tailspin. But the life she’s trying to rebuild is plagued by mishaps when Li Wei, her neighbor’s super sexy and super strange nephew, moves in and … Continue reading Book Review: The A.I. Who Loved Me by Alyssa Cole

Book Review: Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker #20BooksofSummer

Summary: The baker's dozen stories gathered here (including a new, previously unpublished story) turn readers into travelers to the past, the future, and explorers of the weirder points of the present. The journey is the thing as Pinsker weaves music, memory, technology, history, mystery, love, loss, and even multiple selves on generation ships and cruise … Continue reading Book Review: Sooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea by Sarah Pinsker #20BooksofSummer

Book Review: In the Garden of Iden by Kage Baker #20BooksofSummer

Summary: This is the first novel in what has become one of the most popular series in contemporary SF, now back in print from Tor. In the 24th century, the Company preserves works of art and extinct forms of life (for profit of course). It recruits orphans from the past, renders them all but immortal, … Continue reading Book Review: In the Garden of Iden by Kage Baker #20BooksofSummer

Book Review: Crosstalk by Connie Willis

Summary: In the not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage. And Briddey Flannigan is delighted when her boyfriend, Trent, suggests undergoing the operation prior to a marriage proposal - to enjoy better emotional connection and a perfect relationship with complete communication and understanding. But things … Continue reading Book Review: Crosstalk by Connie Willis

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Architects of Memory by Karen Osborne

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts.   Terminally Ill salvage pilot Ash Jackson lost everything in the war with the alien Vai, but she'll be damned if she … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Architects of Memory by Karen Osborne

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Half Life by Lillian Clark

Can’t-Wait Wednesday, aka Waiting on Wednesday, is a weekly meme originating from Jill at Breaking the Spine and now hosted by Wishful Endings. If you’re interested in participating, stop by Wishful Endings to link up your posts. There aren't enough hours in the day for Lucille--perfectionist, overachiever--to do everything she has to do, and there certainly aren't enough hours … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Half Life by Lillian Clark

Book Review: Blindsight by Peter Watts

Summary: It's been two months since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since - until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet. Something talks out there: but not to us. Who to send to meet the alien, when the alien … Continue reading Book Review: Blindsight by Peter Watts