Illuminae

Illuminae (The Illuminae Files_01) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (2015)

Illuminae

YA Fiction | Sci-Fi
3 Stars
Blurb:

“This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded.  Continue reading

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The Circle

The Circle by Dave Eggers (2013)

the circle

Fiction | Contemporary Sci-Fi | Thriller
4.5 stars
Blurb:

“When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency.  Continue reading

Red Rising

Red Rising (Red Rising #1) by Pierce Brown (2014)

red rising

(YA) Fiction | Sci-Fi | Dystopia
5 stars
Blurb:

“I live for the dream that my children will be born free,” she says. “That they will be what they like. That they will own the land their father gave them.”
“I live for you,” I say sadly.
Eo kisses my cheek. “Then you must live for more.”

Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations. Continue reading

The Bone Season

The Bone Season (The Bone Season #1) by Samantha Shannon (2013)

the bone season_1

YA/NA Fiction | Fantasy/Paranormal | Dystopia
4 Stars

Blurb:

“The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London, based at Seven Dials, employed by a man named Jaxon Hall. Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people’s minds. For Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant and, in the world of Scion, she commits treason simply by breathing. Continue reading

Zero Repeat Forever

Zero Repeat Forever (The Nahx Invasions #1) by Gabrielle Prendergast (2017)
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zero repeat forever

YA Fiction | Sci-Fi
2.5 Stars
Blurb:

“He has no voice, or name, only a rank, Eighth. He doesn’t know the details of the mission, only the directives that hum in his mind.

Dart the humans. Leave them where they fall.
His job is to protect his Offside. Let her do the shooting.
Until a human kills her…  Continue reading

Scythe

Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) by Neal Shusterman (2016)

Scythe

YA Fiction | Sci-Fi | Dystopia
4.5 starsBlurb:

Thou shalt kill.

A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death. Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control.

Citra and Rowan are chosen to apprentice to a scythe—a role that neither wants. These teens must master the “art” of taking life, knowing that the consequence of failure could mean losing their own.”
-Goodreads 
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