Book Review: Victories Greater than Death, Charlie Jane Anders

Book Review: Victories Greater than Death, Unstoppable Book 1, Charlie Jane Anders Young Adult/Science Fiction: Victories Greater than Death, Unstoppable Book 1, Charlie Jane Anders Publication Date April 21, 2021   Science fiction writers are known for their vivid imaginations. Fiction alone is one thing, but imagining things that just aren’t is something entirely different. […]

Book Review: The Left-handed Booksellers of London, Garth Nix

Book Review: The Left-handed Booksellers of London, Garth Nix   Fantasy: The Left-handed Booksellers of London, Garth Nix   The year is 1983. Duran Duran and Michael Jackson rule the airwaves. Landlines and payphones are the only ways to communicate over distance. Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan are in office. And Susan has come to […]

Book Review: Inside Out: Poems on Writing and Reading Poems, Marjorie Maddox

Book Review: Inside Out: Poems on Writing and Reading Poems, Marjorie Maddox   Poetry/Nonfiction: Inside Out: Poems on Writing and Reading Poems, Marjorie Maddox   Inside Out is absolutely delightful. I truly wish that someone had written this book 40 years ago when I was in junior high school. Of course, Marjorie Maddox was not […]

Blog Tour: Space Academy, Hannah Hopkins

Book Review: Space Academy, Hannah Hopkins   YA Science Fiction: Space Academy, Hannah Hopkins   Being an American, my familiarity with British education systems is quite limited. I assume that Hogwarts has some basis in fact. I’ve no idea what basis beyond the presence of young British students. Something, though. I’m pretty sure the sorting […]

Book Review: Children of Virtue and Vengeance, Tomi Adeyemi

Book Review: Children of Virtue and Vengeance, Tomi Adeyemi YA Fantasy: Children of Virtue and Vengeance, Tomi Adeyemi   Last year we reviewed Children of Blood and Bone, the first book in this fantasy series by Tomi Adeyeme. The sequel, Children of Virtue and Vengeance, takes the characters on a far different journey.   It’s […]

Book Review: Catfishing on the Catnet, Naomi Kritzer

Book Review: Catfishing on the Catnet, Naomi Kritzer Young Adult: Catfishing on the Catnet, Naomi Kritzer   Steph is used to starting over. Her mother has been on the run from Steph’s abusive father for as long as Steph can remember. She’s been to five high schools…and she’s still just starting her junior year. So […]

Book Review: Immunity, Erin Bowman

Book Review: Immunity, Contagion Book 2, Erin Bowman Science Fiction: Immunity, Contagion Book 2, Erin Bowman At the end of Contagion, Thea, Coen, and Nova have escaped the plague-ridden nightmare of Achlys, only to be captured by a ship determined to weaponize the plague. Since Thea and Coen are carriers, or hosts, to the plague, […]

Book Review: Contagion, Erin Bowman

Book Review: Contagion, Erin Bowman Science Fiction: Contagion, Erin Bowman Thea is an intern, assisting a scientist in a routine expedition. Nova is a pilot, eager to prove herself worthy of a full time job with the corporation. Toby is a computer expert, Cleaver works security. They are forced to abandon the planet they are […]