Book Review: The Other Side of Gravity (Oxygen Book 1) by Shelly Crane

After ten years of slavery, Sophelia finally escapes, but being on the run isn't easy when your planet has no gravity and no oxygen, and you have barely anything to your name in order to buy it with. But then Sophelia runs into Maxton, a black market trader, and he ends up on the run with her. With a high reward on Sophelia's head and both of them considered convicts, the two of them make their...
 

Bookish Musings: How Much Science Do You Like in Your Science Fiction?

The science fiction genre pretty much runs the gamut from high-tech, quantum physics, hard sci-fi to alien smut with no actual science whatsoever. I think it's safe to say it's a rather broad genre. But as someone who is both a reader and possible-maybe-someday future writer of sci-fi, I often find myself wondering whether other readers like a lot of science in their science fiction and how...
 

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...
 

Book Review: Princess of Tyrone (The Fairytale Galaxy Chronicles Book 1) by Katie Hamstead

Apolline has lived her whole life raised by three fairies on an outer-perimeter planet, spending her days hunting and trading in town, never once imagining she could be the missing princess in the stories she's been told. When she and Allard meet one day, they both know they can't start a relationship because they're both betrothed to people they've never met, but they can't stay away from each...
 

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...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 4 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Alana has started her acting job for the Open Circuit, leaving Marko to take care of Hazel. But Alana has also been doing drugs, which has been creating a rift in her and Marko's relationship. Meanwhile, a robot janitor decides to take revenge on the royal family, and Gwen and Sophie attempt to figure out what to do to help The...
 

Book Review: Cogling by Jordan Elizabeth

When Edna pulls a mysterious pocket watch from her brother's neck, she's horrified to find that he collapses into a pile of cogs. While looking for someone who can help her, she runs into Ike who explains her brother was taken by hags and replaced by a cogling, and the two of them head for the hags' swamp in order to save her brother and stop the impending hag...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 3 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

This volume rewinds a bit back to when Marko, Alana, and co. decide to head out and look for author D. Oswald Heist in the hopes that he can help them---unfortunately Robot IV is also looking for D. Oswald Heist, but in the hopes that it will lead him to Marko and Alana. Meanwhile, The Will, Gwen, and Slave Girl are stuck in a remote location until they get their ship...
 

Book Review: The Heartless City (The Gold and Gaslight Chronicles Book 1) by Andrea Berthot

It's 1903 and the city of London has been quarantined for 13 years due to the Hyde drug, originally created by Dr. Jekyll, an experiment that went horribly wrong and created a city of heart-eating monsters. Elliot, a 17-year-old who accidentally made himself an empath when he tried to escape his troubles with a serum he created, is struggling to cope with his new abilities and his life in general...
 

Graphic Novel Review: Saga Vol. 2 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples

Just when Alana and Marko thought they were going to get a small break on their new ship, Marko's parents show up and blast their babysitter away, and Marko and his mother venture to a nearby planetoid to get her back while Alana gets to know her father-in-law. Meanwhile, The Will ends up with a new partner in his quest to save Slave Girl and hunt down the star-crossed...