Category: Sci-Fi

Review: The Queen’s Triumph by Jessie Mihalik

Review: The Queen’s Triumph by Jessie Mihalik

The Queen’s Triumph (Rogue Queen #3) by Jessie Mihalik Narrated by Rachel Dulude My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Queen Samara Rani knows she’s likely walking into a trap, but agreeing to meet with Commander Adams is the fastest way to get within striking distance of the Quint Confederacy’s biggest traitor and her sworn enemy. Adams attacked her home and destroyed her ship, and if he’s not stopped, he will ruin the tentative peace between the Kos Empire and the Quint Confederacy—and Samara’s chance at future with Emperor Valentin Kos. […]

Posted July 26, 2021 by Lola in Review, Romance, Sci-Fi / 3 Comments

Review: Of Kindness and Kilowatts by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: Of Kindness and Kilowatts by Susan Kaye Quinn

Of Kindness and Kilowatts (Nothing is Promised #3) by Susan Kaye Quinn My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Science Fiction/ Hopepunk Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Humanity is trapped in a loop. As the world heats, it takes more energy to keep humanity from dying—a feedback loop that makes net-zero carbon increasingly impossible to reach. Akemi’s job on the Public Utilities Commission has its own daily disasters—making sure the infrastructure of civilization keeps running is the most thankless job on the planet. When a double event hits—heatwave plus viral breakout—keeping the power on is an all-out battle. It […]

Posted May 31, 2021 by Lola in Review, Sci-Fi / 4 Comments

Review: The Rise of Shiroi Nami by S.J. Pajonas

Review: The Rise of Shiroi Nami by S.J. Pajonas

The Rise of Shiroi Nami (Hikoboshi #4) by S.J. Pajonas My Rating: 5 stars Genre: Science Fiction Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Ruthless corporate tyranny. A traitor out to destroy her. Can she defeat a mighty foe to save a desperate universe? Yumi Minamoto will never stop fighting for freedom. Far from her homeworld, the crusader’s hope for victory solidifies when she discovers a way to reprogram the oppressive android army. But Yumi and Rin’s plan to infiltrate the enemy’s facility goes up in smoke when their hidden base is suddenly attacked. Suffering serious injuries, Yumi’s […]

Posted April 23, 2021 by Lola in Review, Romance, Sci-Fi / 4 Comments

Review: You Knew the Price by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: You Knew the Price by Susan Kaye Quinn

You Knew the Price (Nothing is Promised #2) by Susan Kaye Quinn My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction/ Hopepunk Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: The choice you make is the future you create. Climate-driven plagues haunt humanity, and it’s Regional Director Zuri Hill-Gray’s job to keep the clean-energy grid running. Zuri has the perfect life—a beautiful home on the Hillstead, a loving family, and a powerful job keeping the LA Basin’s grid humming. If only she didn’t see the ghost of her dead twin in the mirror. Her grief-counselor husband understands too much, her Aunties Cora […]

Posted February 18, 2021 by Lola in Review, Sci-Fi / 4 Comments

Review: When You Had Power by Susan Kaye Quinn

Review: When You Had Power by Susan Kaye Quinn

When You Had Power (Nothing is Promised #1) by Susan Kaye Quinn My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction/ Hopepunk Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: For better, for worse. In sickness and in health. It’s a legal vow of care for families in 2050, a world beset by waves of climate-driven plagues. Power engineer Lucía Ramirez long ago lost her family to one—she’d give anything to take that vow. The Power Islands give humanity a fighting chance, but tending kelp farms and solar lilies is a lonely job. The housing AI found her a family match, saying […]

Posted November 24, 2020 by Lola in Review, Sci-Fi / 0 Comments

Review: End Game by Lindsay Buroker

Review: End Game by Lindsay Buroker

End Game (Fallen Empire #8) by Lindsay Buroker My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Science Fiction Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Alisa Marchenko has reunited with her daughter, and even though she hasn’t figured out how to get Jelena to accept Leonidas yet, she dreams of the three of them starting a new life together. They can return the Star Nomad to its original purpose of running freight and staying out of trouble (mostly). Before that can happen, Alisa must fulfill the promise she made to Jelena: that she and her crew will retrieve young Prince Thorian, the […]

Posted July 28, 2020 by Lola in Review, Sci-Fi / 4 Comments

Review: Perilous Hunt by Lindsay Buroker

Review: Perilous Hunt by Lindsay Buroker

Perilous Hunt (Fallen Empire #7) by Lindsay Buroker My Rating: Genre: Science Fiction Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: After failing to catch up with her daughter Jelena so many times, Alisa’s optimism is battered, but her determination has never waned. She, Leonidas, and their eclectic crew are hunting down a Starseer research station in the heart of the Kir Asteroid belt—Jelena’s supposed location. Alisa vows that she will find her daughter if she has to search a million asteroids to do so. But Jelena and her close friend, Prince Thorian, have attracted the interest of many factions, […]

Posted July 8, 2020 by Lola in Review, Sci-Fi / 4 Comments