Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not
We are well into May now but there are still a few weeks left so here are the books I want to burn through for the rest of the month. I have just finished my final year of university so it’s time to sit back and relax for a bit, reading all the books I
Themis Files by Sylvain Neuvel This trilogy has quickly become one of my favourite modern fantasy series. Written in an epistolary format, it is very easy to read and you flick through the pages quickly. The story is fantastic. Check out my reviews for Sleeping Giants (#1), and Waking Gods (#2). Foundation Trilogy by Isaac
What’s going on?Turn on the television.What channel?Any channel. An unknown vessel, not of this world, materializes in London. A colossal figure towering over the city, it makes no move. Is this a peaceful first contact or the prelude to an invasion? Every child has nightmares. But the only thing scarier than little Eva Reyes’ dreams
Jazz Bashara is a criminal. Well, sort of. Life on Artemis, the first and only city on the moon, is tough if you’re not a rich tourist or an eccentric billionaire. So smuggling in the occasional harmless bit of contraband barely counts, right? Not when you’ve got debts to pay and your job as a
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to
A girl named Rose is riding her new bike near home in Deadwood, South Dakota, when she falls through the earth. She wakes up at the bottom of a square-shaped hole, its walls glowing with intricate carvings. But the firemen who come to save her peer down upon something even stranger: a little girl in
No one has set foot on Earth in centuries — until now. Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth’s radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents — considered expendable by society — are being sent on a dangerous mission: to recolonize the planet. It could be their second
It has been a while since I have written anything on this site but after a much needed break, I have returned with news of a new publication! Boreville is a short story inspired by the works of Isaac Asimov and Frank Herbert. I had never tried reading sci-fi before but when I did I thought
Mistborn Trilogy by Brandon Sanderson I finished reading The Final Empire July(ish) 2017 and have not picked up the other books since. I think I started Well of Ascension but I got no further than chapter two before being distracted by some other book. I really want to get back into this series with Vin and the wonderful
I have read four books this month. Pretty good going considering I feel like I am constantly working, but I have a new routine which allows for about one book a week. Anyway, here is the list of books I read this month: How to Stop Time by Matt Haig – Read the Review
Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets…? (Goodreads) My Review My Rating: 5/5 Most of my rating for this
Isserley spends most of her time driving. But why is she so interested in picking up hitchhikers? And why are they always male, well-built and alone? (Goodreads) Buy the book here My Review My Rating: 5/5 This is one of those books where the less you know going in, the more you will get out.
Before recently, I had never really read much sci-fi, and by sci-fi I mean Hard Science-Fiction. After reading Foundation by Isaac Asimov (See my review here), I picked up a few more books in the same genre. So, here are the Top 5 Sci-Fi Books That I Need to Read: 5. The Dispossessed by Ursula K.
About six months ago, I decided to jump into the deep end and write a children’s book. A few months later, I had written a chapter book full of adventure, friendship, and new worlds. I loved fantasy books growing up, but there was never something like Harry Potter or The Wardstone Chronicles for me to