Not Your Sidekick // A character-driven YA sci-fi novel

Welcome to Andover… where superpowers are common, but internships are complicated. Just ask high school nobody, Jessica Tran. Despite her heroic lineage, Jess is resigned to a life without superpowers and is merely looking to beef-up her college applications when she stumbles upon the perfect (paid!) internship—only it turns out to be for the town’s … Continue reading Not Your Sidekick // A character-driven YA sci-fi novel

Mini-Reviews: Carry On & Our Dark Duet // Adventures that you can’t put down

Merry Christmas everyone! To be honest, during this time of the year, I fall off the everything wagon: The reading wagon, the writing wagon, the healthy-eating wagon, even the pole-dancing wagon. All my hobbies are on the back burner because there is less time (however, MUCH more food.) BUT I am making an effort to … Continue reading Mini-Reviews: Carry On & Our Dark Duet // Adventures that you can’t put down

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff // A sci-fi adventure that will make you think “… wait what just happened??!” in a good way

Did you know that Illuminae is considered a space opera? It makes me wonder: What makes something a "space opera"? And why is it called a "space opera" anyway? When I think of space operas, I think of people singing at the top of their lungs while floating in zero gravity, accompanied by an entire floating … Continue reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff // A sci-fi adventure that will make you think “… wait what just happened??!” in a good way