[ARC Review] Gemina by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman

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The highly anticipated sequel to the instant New York Timesbestseller that critics are calling “out-of-this-world awesome.”

Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed.

The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of the BeiTech assault.

Hanna is the station captain’s pampered daughter; Nik the reluctant member of a notorious crime family. But while the pair are struggling with the realities of life aboard the galaxy’s most boring space station, little do they know that Kady Grant and the Hypatia are headed right toward Heimdall, carrying news of the Kerenza invasion.

When an elite BeiTech strike team invades the station, Hanna and Nik are thrown together to defend their home. But alien predators are picking off the station residents one by one, and a malfunction in the station’s wormhole means the space-time continuum might be ripped in two before dinner. Soon Hanna and Nik aren’t just fighting for their own survival; the fate of everyone on the Hypatia—and possibly the known universe—is in their hands.

But relax. They’ve totally got this. They hope.

Once again told through a compelling dossier of emails, IMs, classified files, transcripts, and schematics, Gemina raises the stakes of the Illuminae Files, hurling readers into an enthralling new story that will leave them breathless.

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[Review] Illuminae by Amie Kufman

  This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over a planet that’s little more than an ice-covered speck at the edge of the universe. Too bad nobody thought to warn the people living on it. With enemy fire raining … Continue reading [Review] Illuminae by Amie Kufman

WWW: December 16, 2015

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So let’s get to it! What are you currently reading? Well – I literally just read the last page of Illuminae and my mind is still reeling … Continue reading WWW: December 16, 2015

WWW: December 9, 2015

WWW Wednesday is a book meme run by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. The Three Ws are: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? So let’s get to it!   What are you currently reading? Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge I’m about 100 pages in and not totally sure how I … Continue reading WWW: December 9, 2015

[Review] Winter by Marissa Meyer

Title: Winter Author: Marissa Meyer Media: Mixed – Audiobook and Hardcover Pages: 827 Overall Rating:     3 flames Synopsis (Spoilers if you haven’t read the others): Princess Winter is admired by the Lunar people for her grace and kindness, and despite the scars that mar her face, her beauty is said to be even more breathtaking than that of her stepmother, Queen Levana. Winter despises her stepmother, and knows Levana won’t … Continue reading [Review] Winter by Marissa Meyer

November Haul/December TBR

I had a severe lack of will power last month and purchased quite a few books. I’m making it my goal to read as many of them during the month of December as possible. So without further ado, here they are! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – the Illustrated Edition by JK Rowling and Jim Kay  This book is so beautiful you guys. SO … Continue reading November Haul/December TBR

[Review] The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

Title: The Infinite Sea Author: Rick Yancey Media: Hardcover Pages: 300 Overall Rating:      3 flames  Synopsis (Warning: Potential spoilers if you haven’t read The 5th Wave): How do you rid the Earth of seven billion humans? Rid the humans of their humanity. Surviving the first four waves was nearly impossible. Now Cassie Sullivan finds herself in a new world, a world in which the fundamental trust that binds us together … Continue reading [Review] The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

[Review] The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Title: The 5th Wave Author: Rick Yancey Media: Paperback Pages: 512 Overall Rating:      3.5 flames  Synopsis:  After the 1st wave, only darkness remains. After the 2nd, only the lucky escape. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survive. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one. Now, it’s the dawn of the 5th wave, and on a lonely stretch of highway, Cassie runs from Them. The … Continue reading [Review] The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

[Review] The Martian by Andy Weir

Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir Media: Paperback Pages: 369 Overall Rating:       4.5 flames  Synopsis:  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 & forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded & completely alone with no … Continue reading [Review] The Martian by Andy Weir