Posts Categorized: Sci-Fi

Lola’s Ramblings: What I want to read more of in science fiction

Lola’s Ramblings: What I want to read more of in science fiction

Lola’s Ramblings is a feature on my blog Lola’s Reviews where I ramble on about a book related or a non-book related topic. These are discussion type of posts where I talk about a topic and readers can weigh in on the topic in the comments. Usually these posts are everything that doesn’t fall under any standard header, like tours, cover reveals, memes, challenges, recaps or reviews. Lola’s Ramblings posts are discussions of a certain topic and my point of view on them. The banner for this feature is designed by Michelle from Limabean Designs. I’ve been reading a lot… Read more »

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Review: Pico’s Crush by Carol Van Natta

Review: Pico’s Crush by Carol Van Natta

Pico’s Crush (Central Galactic Concordance #3) by Carol Van Natta Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Blurb: Trouble comes to paradise when a serial killer chooses a galaxy-famous college campus for his hunting ground. A galactic security specialist expects a quiet vacation visit to his daughter’s college campus. Instead he finds himself in battling for the safety of the students, with old friends and an ex-military squad-mate fighting at his side. Can they find a cunning serial killer before he finds his next target? When ex-military sniper and current personal security specialist Jerzi Adams visits his daughter Pico’s quiet… Read more »

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Review: Zero Flux by Carol Van Natta

Review: Zero Flux by Carol Van Natta

Zero Flux (Central Galactic Concordance #2.5) by Carol Van Natta Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance/ Space Opera Blurb: A couple investigating murder on a cold planet discovers their first challenge is staying alive. Forensic investigator Luka Foxe has begun a new life with Mairwen Morganthur (Overload Flux), and left his troubled past far behind. Only a plea from his old friend and mentor can lure him back to investigate a violent crime scene frozen in an ice cave. Unfortunately, Luka’s old friend knows far more than he’s telling, which could get them all killed, even with security specialist… Read more »

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Review: Fallout by Athena Grayson

Review: Fallout by Athena Grayson

Fallout: (Scions of the Star Empire #2) by Athena Grayson Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Blurb: A good deed is a hard sell when you’re a bad girl. Among Landfall’s elite, reputation runs everything–even the economy. Princess Ione has cashed in on playing the party girl for most of her life, but not even an imperial princess can escape the fallout of one too many scandals. Her efforts to repair her reputation have tanked, but she gets one last chance to make good, by planning a charity function for an embattled colony world. If she’s going to go from… Read more »

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Review: Minder Rising by Carol Van Natta

Review: Minder Rising by Carol Van Natta

Minder Rising (Central Galactic Concordance #2) by Carol Van Natta Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Blurb: A millennium into the future, all children are tested for minder talents, and the best are recruited for the Citizen Protection Service. Agent Lièrén Sòng is recovering from a near-fatal crash. He should want nothing more than to get back to using his talents to interrogate criminals for his covert CPS field unit, but being sidelined gains new appeal when he makes friends with a woman and her son. Imara Sesay, road crew chief and part-time bartender, breaks her ironclad rule never… Read more »

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Review: Evolved by N.R. Walker

Review: Evolved by N.R. Walker

Evolved by N.R. Walker Rating: 3 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Blurb: In 2068, androids are an integrated part of human life. Big Brother no longer just watches from the shadows. It’s in every household. Lloyd Salter has OCD issues with noise, mess, and he’s uncomfortable with human interaction. When his ex claimed the only thing perfect enough to live up to his standards was an android, Lloyd dismissed it. But two years later, after much self-assessment, Lloyd thinks he may have been right. SATinc is the largest manufacturer of androids in Australia, including the Fully Compatible Units known as… Read more »

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Review: Overload Flux by Carol Van Natta

Review: Overload Flux by Carol Van Natta

Overload Flux (Central Galactic Concordance #1) by Carol Van Natta Rating: 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance/ Space Opera Blurb: Two loners fighting to stay alive discover they must now save the galaxy. The only vaccine for a deadly galaxy-wide pandemic is missing … and the only ones who may be able to find it are a powerful talent on the verge of a meltdown, and a security specialist hiding her extraordinary skills in a menial job. Brilliant investigator Luka Foxe must act fast if he’s going to save the civilized planets of the Central Galactic Concordance. For as a… Read more »

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