Science Fiction

Review: The First Sister by Linden A. Lewis [ARC]

I rarely read science fiction, and that too space opera. But the cover and premise of this novel was too good to resist. I buddy-read this with Emily@Moonlight and Moths and it was great to go through my thoughts with her! This book will be counting towards ARC August, hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat.  Rep: LGBTQ+, Latinx, Japanese My Review: Solid Start, Messy…

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Fantasy, Science Fiction

Review: Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth [ARC]

I was excited to receive an ARC for Veronica Roth’s first adult book! I actually buddy read this with the lovely Natalia and you can check out her review here! This book will count towards ARC August, hosted by Read.Sleep.Repeat.  TW: Suicide, depression, PTSD, emotional abuse, trauma Rep: Black representation, LGBTQ+ representation My Review: Decent Story … but SO VAGUE! This book…

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Literary Fiction, Science Fiction

Review: Goldilocks by Laura Lam

When I requested this book, I had a feeling it would be out of my comfort zone. I don’t read many books that take place in space but I couldn’t resist the thriller/horror vibes it was giving me. My Review: Emotionally-Charged, and Engaging as Hell While this book initially gave me thriller vibes, it is definitely more of a character-driven…

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Dystopian, Science Fiction

The Sky is Yours by Chandler Klang Smith

Science fiction is a genre that I really like and try to read often. When I heard the premise for this one, I thought it was absolutely perfect for me! Thanks to NetGalley, and Penguin Random House’s First to Read program for this eARC in exchange for my honest review. Summary (Goodreads): In the burned-out, futuristic city of Empire Island, three…

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Science Fiction

The Power by Naomi Alderman

As soon as I read the premise for this novel, I knew I had to give it a go. This story was literally marketed as “perfect for a fan of Margaret Atwood” … and I am definitely a fan of Atwood’s work. Another thing I found out about this author and this book that made me interested in reading it…

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Dystopian, Science Fiction

Tarry This Night by Kristyn Dunnion

I’m always fascinated by cults and I always grab any book that deals with this subject matter so that it might help me understand the mentality behind cults better. What could possess people to give everything up and believe in one person who claims they know the future? What could cause people to wholeheartedly give in to a completely different…

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Science Fiction

A Matter of Oaths by Helen S. Wright

I received this novel as an advance copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. I thought this would be an interesting read for me since I’ve never read a space opera. I’m always trying to give new genres a chance, and have enjoyed the opportunities I have received thus far. I thought I would try my luck here.…

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