Book Review: The First Sister by Linden A. Lewis

Summary: First Sister has no name and no voice. As a priestess of the Sisterhood, she travels the stars alongside the soldiers of Earth and Mars—the same ones who own the rights to her body and soul. When her former captain abandons her, First Sister’s hopes for freedom are dashed when she is forced to … Continue reading Book Review: The First Sister by Linden A. Lewis

Book Review: Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxell

Summary: While the Iskat Empire has long dominated the system through treaties and political alliances, several planets, including Thea, have begun to chafe under Iskat's rule. When tragedy befalls Imperial Prince Taam, his Thean widower, Jainan, is rushed into an arranged marriage with Taam's cousin, the disreputable Kiem, in a bid to keep the rising … Continue reading Book Review: Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxell

Book Review: Bonds of Brass by Emily Skrutskie

Summary: A young pilot risks everything to save his best friend--the man he trusts most and might even love--only to learn that he's secretly the heir to a brutal galactic empire. Ettian Nassun's life was shattered when the merciless Umber Empire invaded. He's spent seven years putting himself back together under its rule, joining an … Continue reading Book Review: Bonds of Brass by Emily Skrutskie

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine

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. A Desolation Called Peace is the spectacular space opera sequel to Arkady Martine's genre-reinventing Hugo and Nebula finalist debut, A Memory Called Empire. An … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Desolation Called Peace by Arkady Martine

Book Review: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik

Summary: Bianca von Hasenberg did her duty for High House von Hasenberg and ended up trapped in a terrible marriage. When her husband dies unexpectedly and leaves her a happy widow, she vows never to marry again. Instead, she uses her connections to save other young women. Information is power and Bianca has a network … Continue reading Book Review: Aurora Blazing by Jessie Mihalik

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

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

Book Review: Dark Age by Pierce Brown

Summary: For a decade Darrow led a revolution against the corrupt color-coded Society. Now, outlawed by the very Republic he founded, he wages a rogue war on Mercury in hopes that he can still salvage the dream of Eo. But as he leaves death and destruction in his wake, is he still the hero who … Continue reading Book Review: Dark Age by Pierce Brown

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Fortuna by Kristyn Merbeth

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. Scorpia Kaiser has always stood in Corvus’s shadow until the day her older brother abandons their family to participate in a profitless … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Fortuna by Kristyn Merbeth

Book Review: The Queen’s Advantage by Jessie Mihalik

Summary: When Queen Samara Rani fulfills the promise she made to Emperor Valentin Kos to visit his court and meet with his advisors, she knows they won’t welcome her with open arms, especially when she’s been tasked with discovering the traitors within their ranks—traitors she tricked out of five million credits. As soon as Samara … Continue reading Book Review: The Queen’s Advantage by Jessie Mihalik