Book Review: Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente [Audiobook]

Book Review: Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente [Audiobook]

🌟One of my faves!🌟 After an intergalactic war, the various sentient species in the galaxy decided to host a singing contest once every cycle in order to determine which species will be eliminated. When humans are forced to join, it's "electro-funk glamgrind" rockstar Decibel Jones who's chosen to perform and whisked away, along with bandmate Oort St. Ultraviolet, to meet aliens, avoid assassination attempts, and...
 
Quick Reviews: Docile, The Pisces, Immortal Divorce Court, Xom-B, The Angriest Angel

Quick Reviews: Docile, The Pisces, Immortal Divorce Court, Xom-B, The Angriest Angel

Lately I've been trying to devote full review posts, which take more time and energy, to books I really like. So for this quick reviews post, I've got a bunch of books I did not like and rated lower than 3 stars. We can't like every book, right? For the most part, despite having quite a few issues with some of these, they're "not for me" books, not necessarily bad books. But one was quite...
 
Mini Reviews: Post-Apoc – Waypoint, Anna and the Apocalypse, The Rains

Mini Reviews: Post-Apoc – Waypoint, Anna and the Apocalypse, The Rains

In Waypoint, twin brothers trek across the country to fix the country's power outage. In Anna and the Apocalypse, high-schoolers battle zombies on Christmas. In The Rains, all the adults get infected by a zombie-like virus, and a boy tries to save his brother who will be turning eighteen soon. Enjoy my mini reviews for these three post-apocalypse...
 
Book Review: Pandora by Marguerite Labbe

Book Review: Pandora by Marguerite Labbe

Riff and Zed are both living out their life sentences on a prison ship. When Riff and his crew find a mysterious passenger in a hiber unit on their latest salvage mission and bring him onto their ship, chaos erupts and leads to mass violence and murder. Captain Vidal is determined not to let anyone leave, so, with few survivors left, Riff, Zed, and a few others team up against him to survive,...
 
Book Review: Untaken by J.E. Anckorn

Book Review: Untaken by J.E. Anckorn

When the aliens invade earth, 14-year-old Gracie and 15-year-old Brandon both end up alone and make a snap decision to join together in order to survive. Brandon has a plan to go to his uncle's cabin in Maine, but along the way they find Jake, a little boy with a secret that complicates everything. Gracie and Brandon will have to learn to get along and figure out who to trust if they want to keep...
 
Book Review: As Wings Unfurl by Arthur M. Doweyko

Book Review: As Wings Unfurl by Arthur M. Doweyko

With his parents recently deceased and the lower half of his leg gone, Apple's return home from Vietnam has been dull, lonesome, and filled with morphine. But when a thug comes into the shop where he works, nearly killing his boss and looking for some photo negatives, Apple finds the negatives and ends up in the middle of a conspiracy with Angela, an alien who has fallen for him, and it'll be up...