Posts Categorized: Sci-Fi

Review: Cracked Open by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: Cracked Open by Susan Kaye Quinn

Cracked Open (Mindjack #5) by Susan Kaye Quinn Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Zeph always knew he was a weapon. He didn’t count on being a spy. But he made a dangerous bargain with the Director of the Jacker Technologies Division of DARPA—he’d let Wright test his mutant mindjack ability if she’d release his parents. Simple. Occasionally painful. And the screams of his victims fill his nightmares. But it will be worth it as long as she can’t crack open his head and find out his sister, with her super-surge jack-ability, is still alive. And if his parents… Read more »

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Review: Mission to Mahjundar by Veronica Scott

Review: Mission to Mahjundar by Veronica Scott

Mission to Mahjundar (A Sectors SF Romance) by Veronica Scott Rating: 3 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Blurb: An attempted assassination left Princess Shalira blind as a child and, now that she’s of marriageable age, her prospects are not good because of her disability. She’s resigned herself to an arranged marriage rather than face life under the thumb of her cold stepmother. But then she meets Mike Varone, a Sectors Special Forces officer sent to Mahjundar by the intergalactic government to retrieve a ship lost in her planet’s mountains. After Mike saves Shalira from another assassination attempt, she arranges for… Read more »

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Review: Crash Land on Kurai by SJ Pajonas

Review: Crash Land on Kurai by SJ Pajonas

Crash Land on Kurai (The Hikoboshi Series #1) by S.J. Pajonas Rating: 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Yumi Minamoto has the shortest fuse on the ship. She’s just whipped a bully and been confined to quarters, but she’s not staying there. A disgraced journalist trying to clear her name, her job is to document the mission to the Hikoboshi system, and she’s determined to get it right, despite all the trouble she causes. But when unknown vessels fire on their ship, and Yumi’s life pod crash lands on a dying moon, she’s separated from her family and friends, and… Read more »

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Review: Starflight by Melissa Landers

Review: Starflight by Melissa Landers

Starflight (Starflight #1) by Melissa Landers Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: Life in the outer realm is a lawless, dirty, hard existence, and Solara Brooks is hungry for it. Just out of the orphanage, she needs a fresh start in a place where nobody cares about the engine grease beneath her fingernails or the felony tattoos across her knuckles. She’s so desperate to reach the realm that she’s willing to indenture herself to Doran Spaulding, the rich and popular quarterback who made her life miserable all through high school, in exchange for passage aboard the spaceliner Zenith. When… Read more »

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Review: The Retreat by Kelly St. Clare

Review: The Retreat by Kelly St. Clare

The Retreat (The After Trilogy #1) by Kelly St. Clare Rating: 4 stars Genre: Dystopian/ sci-fi Blurb: Keepers of Earth. One hundred and fifty years ago, global warming brought humankind to the edge of extinction. In a desperate bid for survival, four thousand genetically enhanced soldiers–the last slice of humanity–were sent to eight space stations. To serve. To protect. Then the Critamal arrived, uninvited. Waves of aliens now work to break through the Orbitos’ defences, the black-shelled creatures seeking to colonise the vacated and barren world. War is their reality. All Romy can do is fight alongside her knot and… Read more »

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Review: Planet Neverland by J.M. Page and Juno Wells

Review: Planet Neverland by J.M. Page and Juno Wells

My To-Be Read List is a meme hosted by Because Reading is Better Than Real Life where at the beginning of the month visitors can choose which book I’ll be reading this month. On the first saturday of a month the poll will be up, then on the second saturday of the month I’ll announce the book that won and on the last saturday of the month I’ll post my review of the book. Planet Neverland by J.M. Page and Juno Wells Rating: 3 stars Genre: Fairytale Retelling/ Science Fiction Romance Blurb: Welcome to Planet Neverland, where all your dreams… Read more »

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Review: Scandal by Athena Grayson

Review: Scandal by Athena Grayson

Scandal (Scions of the Star Empire #1) by Athena Grayson Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction/ Dystopian with romantic elements Blurb: When a princess who’s no stranger to scandal runs afoul of the secrets of the most powerful cabal on Landfall, even her crown can’t protect her from the consequences. They have anything they want…except a future. Nothing infuriates Princess Ione Ra more than having someone else take control of her reputation from her, and her old nemesis–gossip journalist Jaris Pulne–is poised to do just that with pilfered pics of her caught in a compromising position with her power-couple partner…. Read more »

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