Category Archives: sci-fi

World Trigger 16 by Daisuke Ashihara

I still love this series so much – even if it has been on a half year hiatus (as of writing this review) due to Ashihara’s health problems. Only 18 volumes have been published – but at least the hiatus … Continue reading

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Blue Hour by Caruso and Cicconi

Blue Hour falls into the category of colonization sci fi that closely mirrors the Westward expansion of white settlers in the United States during the 1800s. Misunderstandings, broken treaties, and violence are hallmarks of this type of storyline. Unfortunately, Caruso … Continue reading

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Defy The Stars by Claudia Gray

I have to admit to a great deal of ambivalence about Defy The Stars. Yes, as far as YA romantic sci fi goes, I can see why many would enjoy this adventure of our strong-willed heroine and her hunky android. … Continue reading

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World Trigger 15 by Daisuke Ashihara

With World Trigger 15, we go fully into the Galapoula infiltration arc. This means new triggers, new battles, and new ways that our Border agents can distinguish themselves. Of course, the real reason to read is to see how Jin’s … Continue reading

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Shadow Run by by AdriAnne Strickland, Michael Miller

Shadow Run fits into the category of Romantic Sci Fi rather than Sci Fi with a touch of romance. Depending on your preferences, that distinction will become important since the focus really is on the romance rather than the sci … Continue reading

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Logan’s Run by William F. Nolan

If you are deciding whether or not to read the book, likely you saw the movie and either liked it or were curious to learn more about the setting. Unfortunately, as either a classic of science fiction or as a … Continue reading

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Mercury in Retrograde by Mereth Walter

Mercury in Retrograde is very much a romance novel – yes, it has a sci fi setting but all the romance conventions are here: lack of hard science, no edginess, sweet personalities, misunderstandings coming in the way of true love, … Continue reading

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