Book Review: The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe

The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe 🌲🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 Oh, to live in a world that saw and valued you! An anthology of dystopian short stories about queer women of color finding joy where they can in the middle of a world where memory is curated, collected and removed. This is a world where resistance to totalitarianism … Continue reading Book Review: The Memory Librarian by Janelle Monáe

22 SFF Releases April-June 2022

This week's theme is Books on my TBR, since I'm posting about authors on my TBR tomorrow for Top Ten Tuesday, and on Thursday I'm talking about the 36 second quarter YA releases I am super stoked for (yes, 36—I think I broke the copy and paste function on my computer). But today I want … Continue reading 22 SFF Releases April-June 2022

Book Review: The Kaiju Preservation Society

The Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi 🌲🌲🌲🌲/5 When Covid hits New York City, Jamie Grey finds himself stuck working for the same food delivery app that fired him. He hates it, but there aren't a whole lot of other options with the city stuck in lockdown and businesses letting people go in floods. One … Continue reading Book Review: The Kaiju Preservation Society

Book Review: Sisters of the Forsaken Stars

Sisters of the Forsaken Stars by Lina Rather 🌲🌲🌲/5 *****This entire review contains spoilers from book 1, Sisters of the Vast Black***** A year has passed since the sisters of the Order of Saint Rita responded to disaster and witness the atrocities of Central Governance against the isolated colony of Phyosonga III. They, and the … Continue reading Book Review: Sisters of the Forsaken Stars

Book Review: How High We Go in the Dark

How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu 🌱🌱🌱🌱🌱/5 She would have declared that the postapocalypse doesn't mean we stop dancing In the 2030s, an ancient plague is released from the Siberian Ice. The Arctic Plague first comes for the children. Then it comes for the old. Then it comes for everyone else, … Continue reading Book Review: How High We Go in the Dark

Upcoming SFF, January-March 2022

It's hard to believe it's almost 2022. Anywho, here's a wish for you. May your TBR be plentiful. May your reads be five-stars. May the science fiction flourish and the fantasy contain dragons. May the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ authors get the same or better marketing as the whyte epic fantasy authors. May the fields and … Continue reading Upcoming SFF, January-March 2022

Book Review: Far From the Light of Heaven

Far From the Light of Heaven by Tade Thompson 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Don't lose 'em; don't break 'em This is the motto of the corporation that owns the Ragtime, a new ship setting off to bring colonizers to the planet Bloodroot. It should be a simple job to ferry several thousand sleepers in stasiss to a planet—so … Continue reading Book Review: Far From the Light of Heaven

Novella Time! 5 Mini Reviews

Earlier this month I participated in a readathon with my Goodreads book club, The Procrastinators Book Club, in an attempt to read seven books in seven days. Spoiler alert: I did it! But not without reading some novellas, because I had several ARCs and a couple from the library that I wanted to read before … Continue reading Novella Time! 5 Mini Reviews

Book Review: Light from Uncommon Stars

Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Shizuka Satomi was once the best violinist in the world—until she lost her talent and made a deal with the devil. Deliver seven prodigies, and get her music back. She's brought six, but time is running out on number seven...then she hears the music in the most … Continue reading Book Review: Light from Uncommon Stars

Book Review: Activation Degradation

Activation Degradation by Marina Lostetter 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 "A body is a body," Aimsley said, echoing Doc, perhaps truly understanding what they'd meant for the first time. "It's the person that matters." From the minute Unit 4 is activated, something isn't right. Its helper is panicking, something is attacking the station (which supplies most of Earth's energy … Continue reading Book Review: Activation Degradation