Posts Tagged: science fiction

Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 17

Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 17

February 17, 2016 2016, Waiting on Wednesday 10

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to coming out in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. Too Like the Lightning by Ada Palmer Series: Terra Ignota #1 Publication Date: May 10 Genre: Political Science Fiction Synopsis (from Goodreads): Tor Books is proud to launch the first novel in a new political science fiction series, Too Like The Lightning by debut novelist Ada Palmer. Palmer’s unique vision mixes Enlightenment-era philosophy with traditional science fiction speculation to bring to life the year 2454, not a perfect future, but a… Read more »

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The rest of the short reviews from 2015

February 12, 2016 2015, A-, Audiobook Challenge, Audiobooks, B, B+, book rating, C+, Goodreads, New Author Challenge, Reading Challenges, reviews, TBR Pile 2

I’ve finally finished all my reviews for 2015 with these last six shorts. Three of these are short stories, one is a book of short stories and the other two are novels. I have two science fiction, three fantasies and one contemporary fiction. These are very short snippets of reviews…lol. At least I have a post about them which makes me happy! “Earth and Fire” & Earth 2788 by Janet Edwards “Earth and Fire” is a prequel novella. It’s a story about Jarra when she learns to fly a plane (takes place before the trilogy Ms. Edwards wrote). I enjoyed the glimpse into Jarra’s life before the books began. Grade:… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 10

Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 10

February 10, 2016 2016, Waiting on Wednesday 8

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to coming out in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. Admiral by Sean Danker Series: None Publication Date: May Genre: Military Science Fiction Synopsis (from Goodreads): “I was on a dead ship on an unknown planet with three trainees freshly graduated into the Imperial Service. I tried to look on the bright side.” He is the last to wake. The label on his sleeper pad identifies him as an admiral of the Evagardian Empire—a surprise as much to him as to… Read more »

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February books on my list

February books on my list

February 5, 2016 2016, books on my list . . . 6

Each month I write about the books I’ve noticed and think might be good. Sometimes they’re from favorite authors and sometimes new authors strike my fancy. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read and often too expensive. I’m trying to limit the new books I buy each month to the ones I’m going to read soon. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of these books. And I hope people reading my post may find some new books, too! I also hope… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 3

Waiting on Wednesday: Feb 3

February 3, 2016 2016, Waiting on Wednesday 6

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to coming out in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. Arena by Holly Jennings Series: None Publication Date: Apr 5 Genre: Science Fiction Synopsis (from Goodreads): Every week, Kali Ling fights to the death on national TV. She’s died hundreds of times. And it never gets easier…   The RAGE tournaments—the Virtual Gaming League’s elite competition where the best gamers in the world compete in a no-holds-barred fight to the digital death. Every bloody kill is broadcast to millions. Every player is… Read more »

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The Leftovers–Sci-Fi & Fantasy Reviews

The Leftovers–Sci-Fi & Fantasy Reviews

January 30, 2016 2015, 2016, B+, book rating, Goodreads, New Author Challenge, Reading Challenges, reviews 2

Another set of mini-reviews from books I read in 2015 The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet #1 Published 2014, 518 pages Science Fiction (space opera) Action-packed and fun, rollicking science fiction space opera. I read this book as part of Sci-Fi Month 2015 and a read-along in November and even though the last part of November (Thanksgiving) kept me from participating in weeks 3 and 4 of the read-along I loved talking with others about this book. You can check out my week one and week two posts. However, if you plan to read the book watch out… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday–Jan 20

Waiting on Wednesday–Jan 20

January 20, 2016 2016, Waiting on Wednesday 4

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to coming out in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor Series: Into the Dim #1 Publication Date: Mar 1 Genre: YA Science Fiction (time travel) Synopsis (from Goodreads): When fragile, sixteen-year-old Hope Walton loses her mom to an earthquake overseas, her secluded world crumbles. Agreeing to spend the summer in Scotland, Hope discovers that her mother was more than a brilliant academic, but also a member of a secret society of time travelers. Trapped in… Read more »

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Top Ten Tuesday–New to my TBR

Top Ten Tuesday–New to my TBR

January 19, 2016 2016, Top Ten Tuesday 8

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted at the Broke and the Bookish blog. Each week a different topic is introduced and it is fun to see what everyone writes each week. Check out their blog for more information. This week I’m talking about books I’ve recently added to my TBR list. Since I’m often adding books I’ve chosen the ten books I’ve added that I’m most excited about. Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop Netgalley book–comes out March 8. 4th book in this fantasy series and I’ve loved all of them. One of my most anticipated 2016 reads. …………………… Harmony Black by Craig Schaefer The first book in a… Read more »

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January books on my list

January books on my list

January 4, 2016 2016, books on my list . . . 4

  Each month I write about the books I’ve noticed and think might be good. Sometimes they’re from favorite authors and sometimes new author strikes my fancy. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read. I’m trying to limit the new books I buy each month to the ones I’m going to read soon. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of these books. And I hope people reading my post may find some new books, too! I also hope they will point… Read more »

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2016 most anticipated new-to-me authors and their books

2016 most anticipated new-to-me authors and their books

December 29, 2015 2015, 2016, Top Ten Tuesday 11

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme I take part in when I can think up answers! It’s a great meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish blog. Every week they suggest a new book-related topic. It’s not only fun to think about my list, but to read what other people come up with! This week I’m talking about the books I’m most anticipating in the first half of 2016. I’ve decided to just list the new-to-me authors and their books since I have so many new authors and their books I want to read! Born in a Burial Gown by Mike Craven Mystery (police procedural) A police procedural… Read more »

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