Tag: sci-fi

Gemina (The Illuminae Files #2) by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman | ARC Review

Posted October 17, 2016 in Boyfriend Book Reviews, Reviews / 2 Comments
Gemina (The Illuminae Files #2) by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman | ARC Review

Boyfriend Book Reviews is a feature where my book-loving boyfriend, Max, reads and reviews YA that I either haven’t yet read or is outside of my current TBR. If you want a thorough and thoughtful perspective on a guy’s take on YA, keep reading!   “Quiet fell. Quiet so deep it was deafening. And into that quiet, Falk spoke again. ‘Who is in command of this jump station?’ Nobody replied this time. Everyone knew the answer now.” *Author’s note; I will be referencing the events of Illuminae as if you, the reader, have read it. That means spoilers for the […]


Scarlet by Marissa Meyer, Review

Posted April 5, 2014 in Books, Reviews / 4 Comments
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer, Review

Scarlet by Marissa Meyer My rating: 3/5 Stars Publisher: Feiwel & Friends (February 2013) Length: 454 pgs Series: The Lunar Chronicles, #2 Format: Paperback, purchased from my local independent bookstore Goodreads Synopsis: Cinder, the cyborg mechanic, returns in the second thrilling installment of the bestselling Lunar Chronicles. She’s trying to break out of prison–even though if she succeeds, she’ll be the Commonwealth’s most wanted fugitive. Halfway around the world, Scarlet Benoit’s grandmother is missing. It turns out there are many things Scarlet doesn’t know about her grandmother or the grave danger she has lived in her whole life. When Scarlet […]


Cinder by Marissa Meyer, Review

Posted March 28, 2014 in Books, Reviews / 5 Comments
Cinder by Marissa Meyer, Review

Cinder by Marissa Meyer My rating: 4/5 Stars Publisher: Feiwel & Friends (January 2012) Length: 387 pgs Series: The Lunar Chronicles, #1 Format: Hardcover, checked out from local library Goodreads Synopsis: Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined […]