Book Review: This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada

Summary: Catarina Agatta is a hacker. She can cripple mainframes and crash through firewalls, but that’s not what makes her special. In Cat’s world, people are implanted with technology to recode their DNA, allowing them to change their bodies in any way they want. And Cat happens to be a gene-hacking genius. That’s no surprise,... Continue Reading →

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Can’t-Wait Wednesday: The Psychology of Time Travel by Kate Mascarenhas

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. In 1967, four female scientists worked together to build the world’s first time machine. But just as they are about to debut... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Murderbot Diaries series by Martha Wells

This is short series of novellas that I binge read and then had to wait a couple of weeks for the last one to come out. Now that they're all available and I've read them all I decided to review them all together. Weeeee, Murderbot!   The Murderbot Diaries are four novellas by Martha Wells... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Rabbit & Robot by Andrew Smith

Summary:   Cager has been transported to the Tennessee, a giant lunar-cruise ship orbiting the moon that his dad owns, by Billy and Rowan to help him shake his Woz addiction. Meanwhile, Earth, in the midst of thirty simultaneous wars, burns to ash beneath them. And as the robots on board become increasingly insane and cannibalistic,... Continue Reading →

Friday Favorite Five: Science Fantasy Novels

For previous posts and future FFF topics check out my Friday Favorite Five page here.   Favorite Five Science Fantasy Novels What is Science Fantasy? It's a subgenre of SFF that blends elements from both Science Fiction and Fantasy within one work. I often like to refer to Star Wars as Science Fantasy because it... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal

Summary: A meteor decimates the U.S. government and paves the way for a climate cataclysm that will eventually render the earth inhospitable to humanity. This looming threat calls for a radically accelerated timeline in the earth’s efforts to colonize space, as well as an unprecedented opportunity for a much larger share of humanity to take... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Autonomous by Annalee Newitz

Summary: Autonomous features a rakish female pharmaceutical pirate named Jack who traverses the world in her own submarine. A notorious anti-patent scientist who has styled herself as a Robin Hood heroine fighting to bring cheap drugs to the poor, Jack’s latest drug is leaving a trail of lethal overdoses across what used to be North America—a... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Record of a Spaceborn Few by Becky Chambers

Summary: Hundreds of years ago, the last humans on Earth boarded the Exodus Fleet in search of a new home among the stars. After centuries spent wandering empty space, their descendants were eventually accepted by the well-established species that govern the Milky Way. But that was long ago. Today, the Exodus Fleet is a living... Continue Reading →

Book Review: MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood

In this final book in her MaddAddam trilogy, Margaret Atwood gives us a look at a post-apocalyptic near-future populated by the remnants of super hippies, scientists, and genetically engineered humans and animals. There are so many interesting things to talk about in MaddAddam, I'm not even sure where to start. Let's jump in. Summary: A... Continue Reading →

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