‘The Quiet at the End of the World’ by Lauren James – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads How far would you go to save those you love? Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people on the planet after a virus caused global infertility. Closeted in a pocket of London and doted upon by a small, ageing community, the pair spend their days mudlarking for artefacts from history and looking … Continue reading ‘The Quiet at the End of the World’ by Lauren James – Book Review

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‘The Calculating Stars’ by Mary Robinette Kowal – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads On a cold spring night in 1952, a huge meteorite fell to earth and obliterated much of the east coast of the United States, including Washington D.C. The ensuing climate cataclysm will soon render the earth inhospitable for humanity, as the last such meteorite did for the dinosaurs. This looming threat calls … Continue reading ‘The Calculating Stars’ by Mary Robinette Kowal – Book Review

‘Skyward’ by Brandon Sanderson – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads Defeated, crushed, and driven almost to extinction, the remnants of the human race are trapped on a planet that is constantly attacked by mysterious alien starfighters. Spensa, a teenage girl living among them, longs to be a pilot. When she discovers the wreckage of an ancient ship, she realises this dream might … Continue reading ‘Skyward’ by Brandon Sanderson – Book Review

‘Hold Back the Stars’ by Katie Khan – eARC Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads A startling and evocative novel, harkening to both One Day and Gravity, a man and a woman revisit memories of their love affair on a utopian Earth while they are trapped in the vast void of space with only ninety minutes of oxygen left. After the catastrophic destruction of the Middle East and the United … Continue reading ‘Hold Back the Stars’ by Katie Khan – eARC Book Review

‘To Be Taught, If Fortunate’ by Becky Chambers – Book Review

Blurb from Goodreads In the future, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of galaxy transform themselves. *FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE WAYFARERS*  At the turn of the twenty-second century, scientists make a breakthrough in human spaceflight. Through a revolutionary method known as somaforming, astronauts can survive in hostile environments off Earth … Continue reading ‘To Be Taught, If Fortunate’ by Becky Chambers – Book Review

‘Do You Dream of Terra-Two?’ by Temi Oh – eARC Book Review

from the blurb…A century ago, scientists theorised that a habitable planet existed in a nearby solar system. Today, ten astronauts will leave a dying Earth to find it. Four are decorated veterans of the 20th century’s space-race. And six are teenagers, graduates of the exclusive Dalton Academy, who’ve been in training for this mission for … Continue reading ‘Do You Dream of Terra-Two?’ by Temi Oh – eARC Book Review

‘The Book of M’ by Peng Shepherd – eARC Book Review

Blurb A vivid, touching and original debut, following the effects of an extraordinary catastrophe on very ordinary people. In the middle of a market in India, a man’s shadow disappears. As rolling twenty-four-hour news coverage tries to explain the event, more cases are discovered. The phenomenon spreads like a plague as people learn the true … Continue reading ‘The Book of M’ by Peng Shepherd – eARC Book Review

‘Ascension’ (Phobos #1) by Victor Dixen – Book review

Going into this book I expected a fun-filled, almost guilty-pleasure-esque quick read because of the blurb: 'Six girls, six boys. Each in the two separate bays of a single spaceship. They have six minutes each week to seduce and to make their choices, under the unblinking eye of the on-board cameras. They are the contenders … Continue reading ‘Ascension’ (Phobos #1) by Victor Dixen – Book review

‘An Absolutely Remarkable Thing’ by Hank Green – eARC Book Review

Wow This novel was incredibly fascinating. I'm actually really not sure how to review it. It's a contemporary meets science fiction meets social commentary on our world today and I loved every second of it! The story is just strange. No two ways about it. But it's strangeness is appealing and makes for a unique … Continue reading ‘An Absolutely Remarkable Thing’ by Hank Green – eARC Book Review