Category «Science Fiction»

Review: Extinction Point by Paul Jones

Review: Extinction Point by Paul Jones Book 1  Publication date:  March 3, 2012 Book provided by Author [box color=blue]Reporter Emily Baxter has a great job, an apartment in Manhattan, and a boyfriend she loves. All that changes the day the red rain falls from a cloudless sky. Just hours after the first reports from Europe, …

Review: Starters (Starters #1) by Lissa Price

ARC Review: Starters (Starters #1) by Lissa Price Book 1 in the Starters series Publication date:  March 13, 2012 Book provided by Netgalley and the publisher   [box color=blue]Synopsis from Goodreads:  HER WORLD IS CHANGED FOREVER Callie lost her parents when the Spore Wars wiped out everyone between the ages of twenty and sixty. She and …

Review: The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer

  The Dead and the Gone (Last Survivors #2) by Susan Beth Pfeffer Audio Book Borrowed From Library Regina’s Review – 3 Stars – Grade C I wavered between 2 and 3 stars. But I am a sucka so 3 stars it is. In case you fail to get the wrong idea from reading this review, I have enjoyed …

Review: Life as We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Life as We Know It (Last Survivors #1) by Susan Beth Pfeffer Audio Book Borrowed From Library Regina’s Review – 4 Stars – Grade B   Pfeffer writes about the break down of society, government and life as we knew it due to a series of natural disasters. Unlike other apocalypse themed books where the breakdown happens immediately and …

ARC Review: Pure by Julianna Baggott

ARC Review – Pure by Julianna Baggott Book received from Netgalley and Grand Central Publishing Release date:  February 8, 2012   [box color=gray]Synopsis from Goodreads:  We know you are here, our brothers and sisters . . . Pressia barely remembers the Detonations or much about life during the Before. In her sleeping cabinet behind the …

Review: Genesis by Bernard Beckett

    Genesis by Bernard Beckett Regina’s Review: 4 stars Grade: A Book purchased from Amazon. Dystopia is the new cool kid on the block of young adult genre literature. Readers of this genre are familiar with the storylines and themes:   teenagers struggling to survive in a scary society that sets kids against each other for entertainment; …

ARC Review: Horizon by Sophie Littlefield

    ARC Review: Horizon by Sophie Littlefield Book 3 of Aftertime series Book provided by Netgalley and Harlequin Release date:  January 31, 2012  Synopsis from Goodreads: Of living things there were few….but they carried on. Cass Dollar is a survivor. She’s overcome the meltdown of civilization, humans turned mindless cannibals, and the many evils …

Review: Rebirth by Sophie Littlefield

    Rebirth by Sophie Littlefield Book 2 in the Aftertime series Book Purchased from Book Depository **Note – May contain mild spoilers from book one. If you haven’t read Aftertime yet, what are you waiting for? [box type=”download”] Synopsis from Goodreads: The end of the world was just the beginning. Civilization has fallen, leaving …

Review: Heart of Steel by Meljean Brook

     Heart of Steel by Meljean Brook Book two Book purchased from Book Depository [box] Synopsis from Goodreads: Growing up in the dangerous world of the Iron Seas, the mercenary captain of the airship Lady Corsair, Yasmeen, has learned to keep her heart hard as steel. Ruthless and cunning, her only loyalty is to …

Review: all these things i’ve done by Gabrielle Zevin

          All these things I’ve done by Gabrielle Zevin [box] Synopsis from Goodreads: In 2083, chocolate and coffee are illegal, paper is hard to find, water is carefully rationed, and New York City is rife with crime and poverty. And yet, for Anya Balanchine, the sixteen-year-old daughter of the city’s most …

Review: Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel

  Dearly, Departed by Lia Habel Book received from Netgalley.  [box color=red] Synopsis from Goodreads:Love can never die. Love conquers all, so they say. But can Cupid’s arrow pierce the hearts of the living and the dead—or rather, the undead? Can a proper young Victorian lady find true love in the arms of a dashing …

Trick or Treat Blog Hop – Zompacolypse ~ Giveaway: Rot & Ruin

  Paranormal Wastelands has been hosting their Zompacolypse all month long. Now’s the time for the fun stuff: Us Badass chicks are hosting a giveaway for Jonathan Maberry’s Rot & Ruin.   Here’s my review of the book:   AH’s Review of Rot & Ruin [box] Is the zombie apocalypse close at hand? Are zombies …

Review: Dead Iron by Devon Monk

  Dead Iron by Devon Monk Purchased from Book Depository [box type=”info”] Synopsis from Amazon: Welcome to a new America that is built on blood, sweat, and gears… In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle for the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides, cursed …

Review: Prized by Caragh O’Brien

Prized by Caragh O’Brien Expected publication date – November 8, 2011 [box type=”bio”] Synopsis from Goodreads: Striking out into the wasteland with nothing but her baby sister, a handful of supplies, and a rumor to guide her, sixteen-year-old midwife Gaia Stone survives only to be captured by the people of Sylum, a dystopian society where …

Review: Goliath by Scott Westerfeld

    [box type=”info”] Goliath by Scott Westerfeld Illustrated by Keith Thompson Young Adult – Steampunk  Release date: September 20, 2011   Synopsis from Goodreads: Alek and Deryn are on the last leg of their round-the-world quest to end World War I, reclaim Alek’s throne as prince of Austria, and finally fall in love. The first …

Review: Birthmarked by Caragh M. O’Brien

  Birthmarked by Caragh M. O’Brien   [box] Blurb from Goodreads: IN THE ENCLAVE, YOUR SCARS SET YOU APART, and the newly born will change the future. Sixteen-year-old Gaia Stone and her mother faithfully deliver their quota of three infants every month. But when Gaia’s mother is brutally taken away by the very people she …

Review: Dust and Decay by Jonathan Maberry

Dust & Decay by Jonathan Maberry Release Date: August 30, 2011 *Thank you Simon & Schuster Galley Grab for a review copy of this book. Grade B This is book two of the Benny Imura Series and may contain mild spoilers for Rot & Ruin Dust & Decay picks up seven months after the events …

Review: Aftertime by Sophie Littlefield

  4.5 stars Grade: A Goodreads Blurb about Aftertime   A little disclaimer here – I am not a fan of zombie books. I do not actively seek them out. I’m squeamish. I tend to shy away from undead creatures that are afflicted with rotting body parts. (Why is it that their teeth seem to …

FEED by Mira Grant (aka Holy Sh!T Zombies!)

  [box type=”warning”] I purchased this novel.  Release date: 5-1-2010 (from miragrant.com) In 2014, two experimental viruses—a genetically engineered flu strain designed by Dr. Alexander Kellis, intended to act as a cure for the common cold, and a cancer-killing strain of Marburg, known as “Marburg Amberlee”—escaped the lab and combined to form a single airborne …

Badlands by Seleste DeLaney

For a Novella, this was great. I would LOVE to see this world explored more fully. I am completely interested in learning more about the Badlands. The majority of this novel took place aboard the Dark Hawk Ship, manned by Captain Spencer Pierce. Amongst the crew; Henri {Medic} Zeke {Warrior/Weapons} Noah {Mechanic}. This novel made …