Defy the Stars (Defy the Stars #1) By Claudia Gray [Review]

Defy the StarsRELEASE DATE:  April 4th 2017
AUTHORS: Claudia Gray
GENRE: Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopia, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 
SUMMARY: 

Noemi Vidal is a teen soldier from the planet Genesis, once a colony of Earth that’s now at war for its independence. The humans of Genesis have fought Earth’s robotic “mech” armies for decades with no end in sight.

After a surprise attack, Noemi finds herself stranded in space on an abandoned ship where she meets Abel, the most sophisticated mech prototype ever made. One who should be her enemy. But Abel’s programming forces him to obey Noemi as his commander, which means he has to help her save Genesis–even though her plan to win the war will kill him. Continue reading

Nemesis (Project Nemesis #1) By Brendan Reichs [Review]

NemesisRELEASE DATE:  March 21st 2017
AUTHORS: Brendan Reichs
GENRE: Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Mystery, thriller.
PUBLISHER: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books
SUMMARY: 

It’s been happening since Min was eight. Every two years, on her birthday, a strange man finds her and murders her in cold blood. But hours later, she wakes up in a clearing just outside her tiny Idaho hometown—alone, unhurt, and with all evidence of the horrifying crime erased.

Across the valley, Noah just wants to be like everyone else. But he’s not. Nightmares of murder and death plague him, though he does his best to hide the signs. But when the world around him begins to spiral toward panic and destruction, Noah discovers that people have been lying to him his whole life. Everything changes in an eye blink. Continue reading

Shadow Run (Kaitan Chronicles #1) By AdriAnne Strickland & Michael Miller [Review]

Shadow Run (Kaitan Chronicles, #1)RELEASE DATE:  March 21, 2017
AUTHORS: AdriAnne Strickland & Michael Miller
GENRE: Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Delacorte Press
SUMMARY: 
Nev has just joined the crew of the starship Kaitan Heritage as the cargo loader. His captain, Qole, is the youngest-ever person to command her own ship, but she brooks no argument from her crew of orphans, fugitives, and con men. Nev can’t resist her, even if her ship is an antique.

As for Nev, he’s a prince, in hiding on the ship. He believes Qole holds the key to changing galactic civilization, and when her cooperation proves difficult to obtain, Nev resolves to get her to his home planet by any means necessary.

But before they know it, a rival royal family is after Qole too, and they’re more interested in stealing her abilities than in keeping her alive. Continue reading

THE ENEMY WITHIN By Scott Burn [Review]

THE ENEMY WITHINRELEASE DATE:  July 24th 2016
AUTHOR: Scott Burn
GENRE: Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Aliens
SUMMARY:
Seventeen-year-old Max has always felt like an outsider. When the agonizing apocalyptic visions begin, he decides suicide is his only escape. He soon finds himself in an institution under the guidance of a therapist who sees something exceptional in him. Just as he begins to leave the hallucinations behind, Max discovers the visions weren’t just in his head.

There are three others who have shared those same thoughts and they’ve been searching for Max. Like him, they are something more than human. Each of them possesses certain abilities, which they’re going to need when a covert military group begins hunting them down. Continue reading

Saven Deliverance (Saven #4) By Siobhan Davis [ARC Review]

 RELEASE DATE:  February 20, 2017
AUTHOR: Siobhan Davis
GENRE:  Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Siobhan Davis
SYNOPSIS:
The Truth Will Set Us Free

I’ve been lied to and betrayed my whole life.
Revealing the truth is the only thing that matters.
The truth truly will set us free.

With the political landscape shifting in the galaxy, and the tenuous situation on Earth growing more fraught by the day, Sadie knows time is running out to save mankind. Torn between conflicting agendas, she is forced to make difficult choices that lead to bloody battles and situations she’s not entirely comfortable with.

But this is war, and war means sacrifice. Continue reading

Blog Tour: Obsidian Sky By Amy Braun – Review+Giveaway+Q&A!

The third and final novel in an epic steampunk horror series, OBSIDIAN SKY closes the dramatic adventures of Claire, Sawyer, Gemma, and Nash, digging up the final secrets of their past, bringing new allies into a dangerous fray, and drawing friends and foes into a battle where the cost may be too much to pay…

2016-780-ebook-amy-braun-obsidian-skyTitle: Obsidian Sky
Author: Amy Braun
Series: Dark Sky, #3
Publication date: February 7th 2017
Genres: Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Steampunk, Dystopia, Fantasy.
Synopsis: The final struggle against the Hellions has arrived. A trapped engineer and a desperate marauder scramble to fight an enemy with unspeakable power on its side. Time is running out, and one world will be destroyed…

After sacrificing herself to save the lives of her friends and family, Claire Abernathy struggles to outwit her Hellion captors. They torment and terrify her into working on a weapon with the sole purpose of obliterating the world, friends, and love she has struggled to save. If Claire has any chance of saving those she loves, she must delve deeper into the Hellion world, and witness nightmares she could never imagine. Continue reading

Gemina (The Illuminae Files #2) By Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  October 18, 2016
AUTHOR: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
GENRE:  Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Knopf Books for Young Readers
SUMMARY: Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed.

The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of the BeiTech assault.

Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter; Nik the reluctant member of a notorious crime family. But while the pair are struggling with the realities of life aboard the galaxy’s most boring space station, little do they know that Kady Grant and the Hypatia are headed right toward Heimdall, carrying news of the Kerenza invasion.

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In Ice We Burn By Alexandra Moody [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  November 10, 2016
AUTHOR: Alexandra Moody
GENRE:   Young- Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
SUMMARY: A world of frost and snow. A prince with a heart of ice. A darkness lurking in the shadows, so evil it may destroy them all.

Eighteen-year-old Sloane has spent years training to be lethal. She can cut a man down as easily with her bare hands as she can with a sword. But when her brother goes missing on the green planet, Aeris, she will need more than her skills with a blade to save him.

Sneaking aboard the rescue mission may be easy for her, but the woods of Aeris aren’t as empty as her people first assumed. Sloane is about to meet her match, and he’s not exactly human…

Kidnapped and dragged to a mysterious frozen world, Sloane must gain her captor’s trust if she wants to escape. Continue reading

Infinity (The Infinity Division #1) By Jus Accardo [Review]

RELEASE DATE:  November 1, 2016
AUTHOR: Jus Accardo
GENRE:   Young- Adult, Fantasy, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Entangled Teen

SUMMARY: There are three things Kori knows for sure about her life:

One: Her army general dad is insanely overprotective.

Two: The guy he sent to watch her, Cade, is way too good-looking.

Three: Everything she knew was a lie.

Now there are three things Kori never knew about her life:

One: There’s a device that allows her to jump dimensions.

Two: Cade’s got a lethal secret. Continue reading

Midnight Sky (Dark Sky #2) by Amy Braun [ARC Review]

RELEASE DATE:  Aug 02, 2016
AUTHOR: Amy Braun
GENRE: Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Dystopia, Romance.
PUBLISHER: Amy Braun
SUMMARY: There are secrets, there are betrayals, and there are sacrifices…

The Behemoth has been destroyed, and the bloodthirsty Hellions seem to have left Westraven. But Claire Abernathy’s mind is not at ease. A terrible disease plagues her sister, appearing to have been brought on the Vesper, the leader of the Hellions beyond the tear between worlds– the Breach.

To save Abby and stop the Hellions for good, Claire must find the machine her parents built before the attacks, and fix it before the monsters return. To do so, she needs the help of her crew, and must ignore the secrets and rivalries between her captain and the man she saved. Continue reading