Review: Remote Control

Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor Tordotcom, 2021 Adult Science Fiction Novella Summary: Fatima finds an artifact that grants her unusual abilities. Unfortunately, she doesn’t fully understand them when she first unleashes them. It leads to her forgetting her name, choosing a new one, and journeying away from her home for a time. A myth starts […]

Review: Aurora Burning

Aurora Burning 2nd in the series by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff Alfred A. Knopf, 2020 YA Science Fiction Summary: I will probably spoil the previous book but I’ll try not to spoil this one. Aurora and the squad are still reeling from one of their number being assimilated. Plus they have to deal with […]

Review: Fugitive Telemetry

Fugitive Telemetry 6th in the Murderbot series by Martha Wells Tor, 2021 Adult Science Fiction Novella Summary: Murderbot is called in to help solve a murder just in case it is linked to a bigger plot that could threaten the people they care about. Likes: The power dynamics are interesting between Murderbot and the various […]

Review: The Galaxy, and the Ground Within

The Galaxy, and the Ground Within 4th in the series by Becky Chambers Harper Voyager, 2021 Adult Science Fiction Summary: When multiple space travellers make a planned stop on Gora what they don’t plan for is a disaster that prevents them from leaving. They aren’t sure how long they’ll be stuck. Likes: I was so […]

Review: Trading in Danger

Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon Del Rey, 2003 Adult Science Fiction Summary: Kylara Vatta’s family runs a multiple-planet shipping business but she wants a military career. She works hard and does well until one mistake gets her kicked out of the academy. Her family decides to send her on an easy run as captain […]

Review: The Other Side of the Sky

The Other Side of the Sky by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner HarperTeen, 2020 Young Adult Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Adventure Summary: North is a prince living on a city that floats in the air. In his quest to find a way to keep his city from sinking, he ends up crashing to the ground […]

Review: Network Effect

Network Effect 5th in the series by Martha Wells Tor, 2020 Adult Science Fiction 9 cups of tea out of 11 Summary: I won’t spoil this one but I might spoil previous books. Murderbot comes back from a mission only to be kidnapped, with their clients, by unknown alien hostiles. Likes: Murderbot and ART’s relationship […]

Review: Binti: Sacred Fire

Binti: Sacred Fire by Nnedi Okorafor DAW, 2019 Adult Science Fiction Short Story 7 cups of tea out of 11 Summary: *I won’t spoil this one but I will spoil the first novella.* Binti has made it to school but she’s still trying to deal with the events that happened on the journey. But she’s […]

Top Ten Tuesday: WorldCon

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme created by The Broke and the Bookish and now hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. The theme this week is bookish festivals and events. I haven’t really been to any. But I’d like to go to WorldCon someday. Every year it is in a different city. This year […]

Tome Infinity and Beyond Round 4 TBR!

Meg’s Infinite Booklist has created another round of Tome Infinity for July! This time there is a space map you color when you fulfill the prompt. You can also count one book for multiple prompts. (Here’s their announcement video for more information!) Let’s get to the books! Prompts 1 and 13: Fire with Fire (first […]