Review: The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Silvia Moreno-Garcia once again stuns with a reimagining of the story of Doctor Moreau in The Daughter of Doctor Moreau. The book starts as a solid retelling but quickly shifts into its own story being placed in time and space in the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. The daughter, […]

Review: The World Gives Way by Marissa Levien with Spoilers

The World Gives Way by Marissa Levien In The World Gives Way by Marissa Levien, Myrra is a contract worker on her way to a new world. For generations, she and her ancestors have served the ruling class on the ship. One day, she learns of a horrible secret – the ship is breaking apart […]

Review: Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff Vandermeer

Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff Vandermeer In Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff Vandermeer, the world is at stake. In the noir mystery novel, the world is becoming more ecologically unstable as time goes on. “Jane Smith”, a security consultant is mysteriously sent a note and key from a known eco-terrorist, Silvina. This leads to a storage locker […]

Review: Starsight by Brandon Sanderson

Starsight by Brandon Sanderson Rating – 3.5 out of 5 With revelations about how human’s have been held captive for generations and more questions coming than answers about Spensa’s ability to hear the starts, Starsight by Brandon Sanderson starts off with a bang. Spensa, in a dangerous and autonomous move, decides to join an enemy […]

Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood Rating – 4.7 out of 5 Set in the world of The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, The Testaments follows a story of three other women also affected by the laws that govern the Republic of Gilead. In the years following Offred’s flight from her captors, Gilead has remained the […]

Review: The Power by Naomi Alderman

The Power by Naomi Alderman Rating –  4.7 out of 5 In a world much like our own, women of all backgrounds suddenly develop the ability to conduct electricity through their bodies. What follows is told through the eyes of several people as this shift causes imbalances of physical power throughout the world. Women take […]

Review: Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman Rating –  4.4 out of 5 With Scythe Lucifer (Rowan) on the run and Scythe Anastasia (Citra) becoming a fully-fledged Scythe, things in the Scythedom have never been more tense. When Scythe Currie and Scythe Anastasia’s lives are threatened it becomes obvious that the status quo is shifting. That coupled with […]