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
Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks on Heimdall station and now find themselves crammed with 2,000 refugees on the container ship, Mao. With the jump station destroyed and their resources scarce, the only option is to return to Kerenza—but who knows what they'll find seven months after the … Continue reading Obsidio // An edge-of-the-seat finale
Do you guys believe in second chances? Legend #1 was underwhelming for me, so I was not enthusiastic about reading another book by Marie Lu. However, after being encouraged by some of you guys out there, I decided to give Warcross a try. This book BLEW ME AWAY!! For the millions who log in every … Continue reading Warcross // An addictive sci-fi read!
Hello everyone! Do you guy remember Andy Weir, the guy who wrote The Martian? Which, by the way, was originally a self-published novel?! Artemis is Andy Weir's newest novel, and it is a book that I've aspired to read in 2018. I enjoyed this book, and I am excited to share my review with you … Continue reading Artemis // A fast-paced sci-fi with a strong female MC
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
Happy Hump Day! After arriving back from China, I am hit by the super cold weather here in Canada. I am not a big fan of the cold (brrrr), but this singing bear cheers me up: Oh, bear, you are a true Canadian. (I am obviously a fake one :') ) As for the current … Continue reading WIPPet Wednesday: Harmless Crimes
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