Book Review: The Relentless Moon

The Relentless Moon by Mary Robinette Kowal 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Trigger Warning: Anorexia, grief, pandemic and suicidal thoughts While Elma York, aka The Lady Astronaut, is away on a three-year mission to Mars, it's up to Nicole Wargin and the others to hold down the fort. Except something is rotten on the Earth, and the trail of … Continue reading Book Review: The Relentless Moon

Double Review: Blackout and All Clear

Caution: Spoilers (kinda) Abound! Blackout and All Clear by Connie Willis 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Oxford, 2060. Time travel is real. It's possible—but it's a well kept secret among the time-traveling historians. However, there's something hinky going on with the drop points. Historians are slipping hours, days, sometimes weeks from their scheduled points, and it's getting worse during … Continue reading Double Review: Blackout and All Clear

Top Ten Tuesday: 2020 Releases, July-December

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Without knowing it, I somehow have 35 ARCs for the … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: 2020 Releases, July-December

Book Review: The City We Became

The City We Became by NK Jemisin 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Every city has a soul, and every city's soul has the potential to be born. New York? Has five. But each time a city is born, a dark evil rises to defeat that birth—and over the millennia, more and more cities have failed to be born. New … Continue reading Book Review: The City We Became

Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons I Love Science Fiction!

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. I'm a week behind, but since I don't really pay … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Reasons I Love Science Fiction!

Book Review: Sleeping Giants

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel 🌺🌺🌺/5 A little girl falls into a hole and onto a giant hand. She's drawn by the mystery of the hand, and 17 years later is the leader of a research team dedicated to compiling pieces of a giant alien robot/construct/thing/weapon. Can her team make it work? Do they even … Continue reading Book Review: Sleeping Giants

Book Review: World Departed

World Departed by Sarah Lyons Fleming 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Trigger Warning: graphic death, drug abuse The night before her twentieth anniversary, Rose Winters catches her husband using. Again. It's the last straw, but she's got a party to plan, kids to feed and now...a zombie apocalypse happening right at her doorstep. And a missing husband. Rose has … Continue reading Book Review: World Departed

Book Review: Goldilocks

Goldilocks by Laura Lam 🌺🌺🌺.5/5 Women had been ushered out of the workplace, so subtly that few noticed until it was too late. In the near future, climate change has wrecked such havoc on Earth that humanity will probably cease to exist within the next thirty years. But there is potential salvation—in a goldilocks planet … Continue reading Book Review: Goldilocks