Book Review: Deliverance (Hell Divers Book 3) by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

After the secrets they uncovered, Michael and his team of hell divers head out on their new air ship, Deliverance, on a mission, one that Michael is determined to succeed at. But Captain Jordan is still set on keeping the Hive in the air and doing whatever it takes to make that happen---including stealing Deliverance and killing all the hell divers on...
 

Book Review: Warm Bodies (Warm Bodies Book 1) by Isaac Marion

R is a zombie, living in an airport in the post-apocalyptic world with a whole bunch of other zombies, spending his days groaning and hunting and attempting to hold onto what little humanity he still can. But when he eats the brain of teenage boy Perry during a hunt and experiences some of Perry's memories, it drives him to save Julie, Perry's girlfriend, and bring her back to the airport with...
 

Book Recs: 10 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books with No Romance

In honor of Valentine's Day, I have decided to make a post for all the people out there who are NOT looking for love! Well, not in books, at least ;-) Romance in books is great. I like it. I really do! But, on occasion, I'm just not in the mood for it. And a book doesn't have to have romance to be amazing! I can't promise there's not a single mention of romance or feelings in all of these,...
 

Book Review: Juniper Unraveling by Keri Lake

Dani and her brother are taken from their home one day with all the other boys to a compound where scientists run awful experiments, but Dani's life depends on protecting her secret---that she's a girl. Wren lives inside the walls of the only real safe haven in the country, but one day she notices a strange place on the other side and meets a mute boy who makes her feel and accepts her offer to...
 

Bookish Musings: I Want More Books about… Disability & Medical Needs in Post-Apoc Worlds

I put the ellipses in the title because I'm going to make this a new kinda sporadic feature. Meaning I plan to do at least a few other posts about things I want more books about. I think it'll be fun :-) Anyway... In all my posts and conversations with everyone about disability in books, I have realized there is a subgenre that seriously needs to exist: people with disabilities and special...
 

Book Review: Ghosts (Hell Divers Book 2) by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

It's been ten years since the mission at Hades that took the lives of numerous hell divers but saved humanity and allowed life on the airship, the Hive, to continue. In those ten years, Michael, a.k.a. Tin, has grown up and become a hell diver himself. But Captain Leon Jordan has been keeping secrets from everyone, and some of the ship's inhabitants and hell divers are getting closer to...
 

Book Review: Sugar Scars by Travis Norwood

Sugar has survived the virus that wiped out most of the world only to realize her immunity won't matter when all the insulin injections expire---without insulin, her blood sugar will get too high, she'll slip into a diabetic coma, and she won't ever wake up again. With help from the community that has formed in Tallahassee, Sugar sets out to make her own insulin, no matter what it...
 

Mini Reviews: Science Fiction – The Human Wilderness, Scardust, Foamers

In The Human Wilderness, a man living post-apocalypse braves the danger outside his settlement as he attempts to save girls who have been going missing from all over the area. In Scardust, Raleigh just wants to complete his goal of scattering his brother's ashes on Mars, but when a strange man falls from the sky with no memory of who he is and the two start unintentionally swapping memories,...
 

Book Review: Hell Divers (Hell Divers Book 1) by Nicholas Sansbury Smith

Hundreds of years after the surface of the earth has been destroyed, the remainder of humanity survives in two airships above the earth, and it's the Hell Divers---the men and women who risk their lives jumping to the surface to scavenge and get things the ships need---who have one of the most important, and definitely the most dangerous, jobs. When one of the ships gets damaged, the very fate of...
 

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...