Sky in the Deep

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young (2018)
-eARC Review-

sky in the deep

YA Fiction | Fantasy
4.5 starsBlurb:

OND ELDR. BREATHE FIRE.

Raised to be a warrior, seventeen-year-old Eelyn fights alongside her Aska clansmen in an ancient, rivalry against the Riki clan. Her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day she sees the impossible on the battlefield—her brother, fighting with the enemy—the brother she watched die five years ago.  Continue reading

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Player’s Game

Player’s Game by Desirae Clark (2018)
-NetGalley Review-

Player's Game

Teen Fiction | Contemporary | Romance
3 StarsBlurb:

“Samantha Valentine’s life turns upside down when she finds out her family is returning to her old town, Scottsdale. It took her a while to make the city her home, and now all of that is for naught, as she has to learn to settle in a quiet town again.  Continue reading

Ready Player One

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (2011)

ready player one

YA Fiction | Sci-Fi | Dystopia
2.5 Stars
Blurb:

“It’s the year 2044, and the real world is an ugly place.

Like most of humanity, Wade Watts escapes his grim surroundings by spending his waking hours jacked into the OASIS, a sprawling virtual utopia that lets you be anything you want to be, a place where you can live and play and fall in love on any of ten thousand planets.  Continue reading

Station Eleven

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (2014)

station eleven

Fiction | Sci-Fi | Post-Apocalyptic
3.5 Stars
Blurb:

“An audacious, darkly glittering novel set in the eerie days of civilization’s collapse, Station Eleven tells the spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered outposts of the Great Lakes region, risking everything for art and humanity.  Continue reading

Artemis

Artemis by Andy Weir (2017)

Artemis

Fiction | Sci-Fi
4 Stars
Blurb:

“Jazz Bashara is a criminal.

Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you’ve got debts to pay and your job as a porter barely covers the rent.  Continue reading

Tracks

Tracks: A Woman’s Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
by Robyn Davidson (1980)

Tracks

Non-Fiction | Travel | Memoir
4 Stars 
Blurb:

“Robyn Davidson’s opens the memoir of her perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea with only four camels and a dog for company with the following words: “I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there’s no going back.”  Continue reading