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...
 
Book Review: Mazarin Blues (Hep Cats of Boise Book 1) by Al Hess

Book Review: Mazarin Blues (Hep Cats of Boise Book 1) by Al Hess

🌟One of my faves!🌟 It's 2065, and when beta versions of the AI in people's heads start turning hostile and people with them start dying and disappearing, Reed will have to decide what to do with his, who seems to have developed feelings for him. In the meantime, he meets his dream guy and starts embracing the Art Deco counterculture he's always...
 
Book Review: Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin [Audiobook]

Book Review: Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin [Audiobook]

Nell lives in a small post-apocalyptic city in a future where computers are banned and people are born with missing body parts, which her father, the brilliant Dr. Crane, replaces with biomechanic limbs. Nell needs to think of a contribution to society that will live up to her parents', and when she finds a mannequin hand, she has the perfect idea---artificial...
 
Book Review: Evolved by N.R. Walker [Audiobook]

Book Review: Evolved by N.R. Walker [Audiobook]

Lloyd, a 41-year-old professor, has struggled to maintain a relationship---because of his OCD and misophonia, he can't deal with the messiness and noisiness of other people---so he decides to try getting an android companion named Shaun. But Shaun starts to develop an unusual amount of sentience and emotion, and unless they can keep it hidden from the company who made him, Shaun, and their...
 
Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 9 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 9 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Hazel and co. are enjoying their time on a remote island while their ship recharges, Upsher and Doff offer Alana and Marko an opportunity to end their life on the run, and Sir Robot IV finds his own opportunity to start a new life with his son and newfound love. Meanwhile, shady forces are still at work, and Hazel, Alana, and Marko are still being hunted...
 
Book Review: I Heart Robot by Suzanne van Rooyen

Book Review: I Heart Robot by Suzanne van Rooyen

When Tyri is accepted into the Baldur Junior Philharmonic Orchestra as a violinist, she's excited, despite her mother's admonitions, because music is what she loves most. When Quinn is accepted, he's excited too, but for different reasons---he wants to use violin to show humans that androids aren't that different from them and deserve rights too. As problems between robots and humans worsen, and...
 
Book Review: The Nero Protocol by Victoria Zagar

Book Review: The Nero Protocol by Victoria Zagar

Elias has been homeless for a while, still affected by the death of his boyfriend ten years ago and preferring the freedom to be himself over having a home but being forced to be someone he's not. But one day he fixes a broken synth that he finds in a dumpster, and it leads to bigger consequences than either could imagine, and both will have to decide what they're willing to sacrifice for what...