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The Dire Earth Duology by James Hough

Escape Velocity (and this duology) will appeal to those who enjoyed all three books of the Dire Earth series. It has many of the same elements: exploration, the unknown, luck, humans being their own worst enemy, plenty of action, multiple … Continue reading

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The United Continuums by Jennifer Brody

The United Continuums neatly wraps up the trilogy but also leaves open the possibility for future stories. Although the ending was satisfying, perhaps too much time was spent on the other continuums and not enough focus on our protagonists. But … Continue reading

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Sungrazer by Jay Posey

The DNA of Jay Posey’s Outriders is all 007 – from the catchy name (GoldenEye, anyone?) to the cloak and dagger spy plot, this is Bond for the modern age and with an ensemble cast. Though some would label this … Continue reading

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Dare Mighty Things by Heather Kaczynski

Dare Mighty Things is a novel very much of its time: the writing is straightforward, if a bit uninspired, the characters familiar achetypes, and as with so many retellings, we pretty much have a very standard story redressed a bit … Continue reading

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Raven Strategem by Yoon Ha Lee

You’ll likely on find glowing reviews from Raven Stratagem; readers either loved the depth and intricacy of this wholly unique world introduced in Ninefox Gambit or they gave up in confusion and never got to the second book. Because what … Continue reading

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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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