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...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Chester 5000 XYV Vol. 1 by Jess Fink

Priscilla is feeling neglected because her inventor husband, Robert, doesn't seem to have time for her or to be interested in sex anymore. In order to satisfy her, Robert creates Chester 5000, a fully functioning sex robot! Priscilla is hesitant at first but, upon getting to know Chester, finds that he's sweet, caring, and everything she could ever want in a man. But what will happen when Robert...
 

Book Review: Organic (The Kepler Chronicles Book 2) by Jadah McCoy

Upon finding that Syl's old home in the sewers of Elite has been attacked by Cull, they head out to find the survivors in order to warn them of Lexion's plans to kill them. But not everyone they find is welcoming of them, and the leader doesn't heed Syl's warning that they need to move. Syl and Bastion grow closer amidst all the turmoil, but that won't matter if Lexion finds...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 7 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Hazel has been reunited with her parents, but the ship is getting crowded now that it's got all three of them, Robot IV, and Petrichor living in it. When they run out of fuel on their way back to IV's current home, they stop on the war-torn planet of Phang. Hazel learns of friendship and loss, Marko continues to struggle with his anti-weapon policy, IV struggles with guilt as he starts to realize...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 6 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Hazel and Kiara have been taken to a detainment center where Hazel is now in kindergarten, but Alana and Marko are still trying their hardest to find her and get her back. Meanwhile, reporters Upsher and Doff have decided to go after the story about Hazel once again only to run into The Will who is on a revenge mission of his...
 

Book Review: Machinations (Machinations Book 1) by Hayley Stone

In a world that's been all but decimated by machines, Rhona is a leader and a symbol of hope for the survivors... but now she's also a clone, the original Rhona having been killed during a rescue mission. Unfortunately not everyone sees her as the same person, especially Camus, the man she still loves, and Rhona is missing some of her memories, leaving her wonder if she's still the same person or...
 

Book Review: Crisped + Sere (Immemorial Year Book 2) by TJ Klune

Having recently found out just how valuable Lucas is, Cavalo now has to decide whether to return Lucas to the tribe of cannibalistic "Dead Rabbits" and save his people in Cottonwood, or to keep Lucas safe and go to war. With the help of his dog, his robot friend, and the mute psychopath who has somehow gotten past his barriers and under his skin, Cavalo will have to use the remains of his sanity...
 

Book Review: Withered + Sere (Immemorial Year Book 1) by TJ Klune

The world is still in ruins 100 years after a catastrophic event. Cavalo, unable to handle his own demons, is going insane and spends most of his time in an abandoned prison with his dog and a robot as his best friends. But one day he crosses to the other side of the forest where a cannibalistic group of people known as the Dead Rabbits lives and ends up taking one of them, a mute psychopath,...
 

Book Review: Artificial (The Kepler Chronicles Book 1) by Jadah McCoy

Syl has spent her whole life living in sewers with a few fellow humans, scavenging for food, and fighting off the Cull, genetically spliced, half-human/half-bug creatures. But then Syl gets captured, gets her own DNA spliced, and escapes into New Elite, a city she never even knew existed where androids reign. Bastion has his own problems---he's a Glitch, an android with emotion, and will be...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 5 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Marko and IV have become unlikely allies, united against a common enemy, along with Ghus and Yuma, but have so far been unsuccessful in their mission and are struggling more and more each day to get along even moderately well. Meanwhile, Gwen, Sophie, and The Brand are working on obtaining what they need to cure The Will, and Alana, Kiara, and Hazel are fighting against enemies of their...