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: 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Summary: The baker's dozen stories gathered here (including a new, previously unpublished story) turn readers into travelers to the past, the future, and explorers of the weirder points of the present.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

Discussion Post: Four Things I’d Like to See More of in SFF

Oh, it's a opinion time, yay! It's been a long time since I've done a discussion post and I don't think I've ever really officially titled one 'discussion' so maybe this is a first? Either way, discussion posts are part of my goal as a blogger this year, so here we go. I've talked at … Continue reading Discussion Post: Four Things I’d Like to See More of in SFF

Book Review: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Summary: Six years after a global pandemic wiped out most of the planet’s population, the survivors are rebuilding the country, split between self-governing cities, hippie communes and wasteland gangs. In post-apocalyptic San Francisco, former pop star Moira has created a new identity to finally escape her past—until her domineering father launches a sweeping public search … Continue reading Book Review: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

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. Six years after a global pandemic wiped out most of the planet’s population, the survivors are rebuilding the country, split between self-governing … Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday: A Beginning at the End by Mike Chen

Book Review: Sabella or The Blood Stone by Tanith Lee

Summary: DRACULA? A mere figment of superstition, a thing that could not exist. SABELLA? A very real person, an enticing girl of flesh and warmth - who detested the sunlight, who required the blood of young men to feed upon, who was all that Dracula was said to be except never one of the "undead." … Continue reading Book Review: Sabella or The Blood Stone by Tanith Lee

Book Review: A Song For a New Day by Sarah Pinsker

Summary: In the Before, when the government didn't prohibit large public gatherings, Luce Cannon was on top of the world. One of her songs had just taken off and she was on her way to becoming a star. Now, in the After, terror attacks and deadly viruses have led the government to ban concerts, and … Continue reading Book Review: A Song For a New Day by Sarah Pinsker

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

Book Review: The Spec Set by Taya Okerlund #20BooksofSummer

Summary: Copernicus Science camp looks harmless enough on the surface, at least no one will tell you otherwise, least of all Max McKenzie, who doesn't speak at all. He can't even defend himself when he's implicated in a high stakes chemical theft from the camp lab. Or can he? His brother Emile is desperate to … Continue reading Book Review: The Spec Set by Taya Okerlund #20BooksofSummer