Ready Player One By Ernest Cline [Review]

Ready Player OneRELEASE DATE: April 05th, 2012
AUTHOR:
Ernest Cline
GENRE:
Young-Adult,  Sci-fi, Adventure, fantasy.
PUBLISHER:
Arrow Books
SUMMARY:

It’s the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place. We’re out of oil. We’ve wrecked the climate. Famine, poverty, and disease are widespread.

Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes this depressing reality by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia where you can be anything you want to be, where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets. And like most of humanity, Wade is obsessed by the ultimate lottery ticket that lies concealed within this alternate reality: OASIS founder James Halliday, who dies with no heir, has promised that control of the OASIS – and his massive fortune – will go to the person who can solve the riddles he has left scattered throughout his creation. Continue reading

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Renegades (Renegades #1) By Marissa Meyer [Review]

Renegades (Renegades, #1)RELEASE DATE: November 07th, 2017
AUTHOR:
Marissa Meyer
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Superhero Fiction, Sci-fi, fantasy.
PUBLISHER:
Feiwel & Friends
SUMMARY:

Secret Identities.
Extraordinary Powers.
She wants vengeance. He wants justice.

The Renegades are a syndicate of prodigies–humans with extraordinary abilities–who emerged from the ruins of a crumbled society and established peace and order where chaos reigned. As champions of justice, they remain a symbol of hope and courage to everyone…except the villains they once overthrew. Continue reading

Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3) By Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff [Review]

Obsidio (The Illuminae Files, #3)RELEASE DATE: March 13th, 2018
AUTHORS:
Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Knopf Books for Young Readers
SUMMARY:

Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza—but who knows what they’ll find seven months after the invasion?

Meanwhile, Kady’s cousin, Asha, survived the initial BeiTech assault and has joined Kerenza’s ragtag underground resistance. When Rhys—an old flame from Asha’s past—reappears on Kerenza, the two find themselves on opposite sides of the conflict. Continue reading

Genesis (Project Nemesis #2) By Brendan Reichs [Review]

Genesis (Project Nemesis, #2)RELEASE DATE: March 06th, 2018
AUTHOR:
Brendan Reichs
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Thriller.
PUBLISHER:
G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
SUMMARY:

Noah Livingston knows he is destined to survive.

The 64 members of Fire Lake’s sophomore class are trapped in a place where morals have no meaning, and zero rules apply. But Noah’s deaths have trained him–hardened him–to lead the strongest into the future . . . whatever that may be. And at any cost.

Min Wilder knows that survival alone isn’t enough.

Trapped in a violent world where brute force passes for leadership, it’s tempting to lay back and let everyone else fight it out. 

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Honor Among Thieves (The Honors #1) By Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre [Review]

Honor Among Thieves (The Honors, #1)RELEASE DATE: February 13th, 2018
AUTHOR:
Rachel Caine, Ann Aguirre
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Aliens.
PUBLISHER:
Katherine Tegen Books
SUMMARY:

Petty criminal Zara Cole has a painful past that’s made her stronger than most, which is why she chose life in New Detroit instead moving with her family to Mars. In her eyes, living inside a dome isn’t much better than a prison cell.

Still, when Zara commits a crime that has her running scared, jail might be exactly where she’s headed. Instead Zara is recruited into the Honors, an elite team of humans selected by the Leviathan—a race of sentient alien ships—to explore the outer reaches of the universe as their passengers. Continue reading

Our Dark Stars By Audrey Grey & Krystal Wade [ARC Review]

Our Dark StarsRELEASE DATE: March 06, 2018
AUTHORS:
Audrey Grey & Krystal Wade
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Adventure, Romance.
PUBLISHER:
Blaze Publishing, LLC
SUMMARY:
While she sleeps, the whole universe changes.

Princess Talia Starchaser has it all. Wealth. Status. Adoring citizens. But on the eve of her eighteenth birthday, she’s forced to publicly betray her best friend, a companion mock she’s had since birth, setting events into motion that lead to the destruction of the humans, and the princess floating through space, a remnant of a time when humans ruled over droids.

One hundred years later, half-mock captain Will Perrault and his ragtag crew discover a device floating in space. Continue reading

Unearthed (Unearthed #1) By Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner [ARC Review]

Unearthed (Unearthed, #1)RELEASE DATE: January 09, 2018
AUTHORS:
Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner.
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Adventure.
PUBLISHER:
Disney Hyperion
SUMMARY:

When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying’s advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered.

For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study… as long as scavengers like Amelia Radcliffe don’t loot everything first. Mia and Jules’ different reasons for smuggling themselves onto Gaia put them immediately at odds, but after escaping a dangerous confrontation with other scavvers, they form a fragile alliance.

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This Mortal Coil (This Mortal Coil #1) By Emily Suvada [Review]

This Mortal Coil (This Mortal Coil #1)RELEASE DATE: November 02, 2017
AUTHOR:
Emily Suvada
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Dystopia, Adventure.
PUBLISHER: Penguin Books Ltd
SUMMARY:

3 billion lives at stake. 2 people who can save them. 1 secret hidden in their DNA. A breathtaking debut series about one girl’s quest for answers in a genetically and technologically advanced future. There’s no gene for RUN LIKE HELL.

When a lone soldier, Cole, arrives with news of Lachlan Agatta’s death, all hope seems lost for Catarina. Her father was the world’s leading geneticist, and humanity’s best hope of beating a devastating virus. Then, hidden beneath Cole’s genehacked enhancements she finds a message of hope: Lachlan created a vaccine.

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Blog Tour: Into The Black By Ava Jae – Review+Giveaway!

INTO THE BLACK

Into the Black (Beyond the Red Trilogy)About the Book:

Title: INTO THE BLACK (Beyond The Red #2)
Author: Ava Jae
Pub. Date: November 14, 2017
Publisher: Sky Pony Press
Genre: Young-Adult, Sci-fi, Dystopia, Aliens.
Pages: 360
Formats: Hardcover, eBook
Synopsis: The world ruler is dead, technology foundational to their society destroyed, and Safara is on the brink of collapse. Half-human, half-alien Eros is the rightful heir to the world throne, but before he can return to the capital, he’s abducted by a rebel group of humans who call themselves The Remnant–and won’t release him until he swears to help them overthrow the very government he’s inheriting. With Eros missing, ex-queen Kora is determined to stave off mad grabs for the throne. But as royalty from across the territories flock to the capital, and a new charismatic candidate takes the spotlight, Kora sets off into the desert with a skilled prince-turned-bounty hunter to find Eros before it’s too late for both the future king and his kingdom. Continue reading

Last Star Burning (Last Star Burning #1) By Caitlin Sangster [Review]

Last Star Burning (Last Star Burning #1)RELEASE DATE: October 10, 2017
AUTHOR:
Caitlin Sangster
GENRE:
Young-Adult, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Dystopia.
PUBLISHER: Simon Pulse

SUMMARY:

To escape execution for a crime she didn’t commit, seventeen-year-old Sev is forced to run away from the only home she’s ever known in this exciting start to a brand-new fantasy series from debut author Caitlin Sangster.

Sev has been tattooed with the White stars of a criminal since she was eight. That’s the penalty for being the daughter of the woman who betrayed their entire nation.

Now her mother’s body is displayed above Traitor’s Arch, kept in a paralyzed half-sleep by the same plague that destroyed the rest of the world.

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